Originally posted by Bud
...I'm going to keep on with 30K service intervals for the transmission because I don't want to tempt fate.
You don't mention your transmission. On "normal" three and four speed autoboxes, 30,000 mile servicing is the norm. On the five speed 722.6 box (all 1997- cars) the call is for the tranny to NEVER be serviced. Most thinking seems to be on 50K-60K-mile interval for THAT tranny only.