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Old 09-23-2014, 04:02 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Real world automatic reliability

My own experiences with automatic reliability is much worse than all the infrequent clutch jobs.

Diagnosing etc an automatic can cost more than a clutch job.

I know lots of drivers who go almost the life of the car with one clutch.

There is a thing called confirmation bias. When people want an automatic, they look for these false reasons to support their preference.

I was not aware of the EPA test method with manuals being done in a way that gives worse MPG results to favor automatics. Seems like that should be corrected!

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