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I bought a filter for my 2003 mitsubishi spyder. It looks like an oil filter rather than the common transmission "flat filer". I can't find this filter on the outside of the transmission. Is it by chance on the inside?

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Yes - that filter requires you to remove the transmission pan - the one with all the bolts holding it on - about 20 of them - it will seem like 100 - also replace the gasket too - filter and gasket and fluid - all at the same time frame

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Unfortunately the filter for the automatic transmission is inside the transmission case and it would have to be disassembled completely. These are the "lifetime" filter designs.

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