Originally Posted by supershaft
I never replace them unless they are broken or the customer insists. I have seen too many just installed springs break to think you are better off with a new one.
That's my point about the spring change being a contentious issue.
I did have a spring break one time, a fair way from home. But It was in 4th so I managed.
Consider though, that the spring in my tranny is at least 13 years old.........