Transmission Fluid

Transmission fluid acts as a lubricant for all the moving parts inside the car’s transmission. In an automatic transmission, it works as a coolant and transmits power from the engine to the transmission.

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Answer Manual trans: remove the filler plug (high up on the drivers side of the car... looking at it from underneath) stick a thin hose attached to a fluid pump into the trans until it touches the bottom then suck the old fluid out. then fill to the bottom of the fill plug hole with the correct oil…
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%DETAILS% Answer Np, because most of your coolant is contained in the engine block. So when you drain your coolant from your radiator, most of the coolant will *remain* in the block.
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Answer go to napa and buy a new 1 I think napa has the best reuilt starters.This is your best bet.
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Things You'll Need: Ramps or a floor jack Jack stands Drain pan Ratchet New drain plug washer Torque wrench New transmission fluid Step 1: Drive the accord for 15 to 20 minutes to bring the car to a normal operating temperature. Raise the vehicle with ramps or a floor jack. Support it securely with …
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Answer The most probable place that a manual transmission could be leaking from is at the drive axle seals. In this case I don't believe that the transmission would have to bo taken down, but the drive axles will have to be pulled from the transmission in order to change the seals. Answer …
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well its a job alright you take a 6 by 6 or 8 by 8 wood post and put in under your hood from top of fender to fender and get a log chain and chain the motor up .the you take the tire off pop out lower ball joints steering ,arm ,cv axles then go back to the top unplug all switches and loosen and brea…
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AnswerI know that answer is the one you were looking for but just in case you really want to know, If you havent done it before or have someone helping you that has then your best bet would be to leave that to someone that really knows what their doing. You can do it but there is ALOT to change and …
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Answer not sure why your car is not starting or why you have a transmission leak, but I cant think of any way a problem with the transmission can cause your engine not to start, you most likely have 2 different and separate problems. You might want to include more info on your engine problem …
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Answer Depending on what size turbo and the kit your going to do. yes standards are better but you can always have a shift kit added to your auto. trans. to make it better. Lemme know what size turbo and ill try and let you know.
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Answer In order to check or change trans fluid on BMW vehicles with no dipstick a hoist or set of ramps is needed. Remove upper plug in drain pan under the vehicle. make sure vehicle is running for level inspections. Do not run vehicle if draining fluid! proper level of oil when vehicle…
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I have a 2000 Grand Am and is probably the same. There is a 7/16 plug on the transmission case you have to be under the car to see it. it is located on the backside near the right axel. You take it out and put in transmission fluid till it comes out the plug hole. The fill plug is accesed from engi…
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NOTE: Dropping the transmission pan will drain only 5-6 quarts of fluid. This leaves another 6 or so quarts in the torque converter, transmission lines, trans cooler (if equipped), and the radiator side-tank for trans fluid cooling. The information below focuses on performing a fluid flush - that w…
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There are several type of transmissions made for this truck, one by Mazda, the other by another company, I cant remember at the moment. Any who, as long as the transmission is the same length(Yes, the Mazda is somthing like 1.25 inches shorter or longer, its been a while sence I worked on one of the…
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Answer you put a funnel where the dipstick is and add it there Answer Same place you check it on an A/T. Under the car on the upper side of the tranny on a manual.
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Answer Driving in 3rd gear instead of fourth will not affect your transmission as much as your engine. In fact, if you are driving in a manner that causes a lot of shifting between 3rd and 4th, it may be easier on the transmission to leave it in 3rd. If your transmission needs fixed, I don't t…
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Answer The cause is most likely electrical, with a possible chaffed wire, loose connector connection or loose ground wire leading to the engine, transmission or elsewhere.
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1999 Madza 626 transmission code 1744I have a 1999 Madza 626 that I bought less then a year ago with a rebuilt engine, and have had to replace the timing belt on it and now this Code 1744. It is the Torque Convertor clutch slipping. I am having the same problem and 2 different places said they had t…
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I have an Olds Achieva 96, which uses the same platform as Grand Am.The way to change transmission fluid is to take off the bottom drain pan, about 20 bolts all around it. While you're at it, change the filter and gasket too, which are sold in Autozone as a kit.Further - refilling fluid is a chore. …
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Answer you should have 2 dipsticks. 1 for oil and 1 for tranny fluid. the tranny fluid dipstick is going to be the one in the back of the engine compartment. if you have to add some. use "dot 3 tranny fluid" and a funnel. Answer check the fluid level with a warmed up tranny and while the…
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Answer have someone weld a patch panel on it, or if it is small enough use a product called JB Weld which can be picked up at any autoparts store.
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Answer There are 2 sensors. The main one is located in the exhaust manifold (facing you as you look at the engine from the front of the car). The secondary sensor is located behind the catalytic convertor, which is under the car, approximately beneath the front passenger seat. On some cars, s…
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Answer It usually tells you right on the dipstick, this model takes dexronII.
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Hey George==If it is full of fluid, the clutched inside are brobably burned. GoodluckJoe Currently, most automobile automatic transmissions electrically controlled, hydraulically actuated, planetary-geared transmissions.The electrical components processes inputs, like engine speed, road speed and th…
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Answer Assuming this car is an automatic, You add the fluid where you check the trasmision fluid. You have to get a Funnel that is designed for the transmission tube. Go to Auto zone, Wal-Mart. It will say Transmission funnel on it. about 2 bucks or less. To check it properally, Start the car, l…
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Answer All cars/trucks since 1994 use R134. 93 and before use R12.
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Answer please don't flush the trnasmission oil it can blow your transmission resulting in bog loss. Just change the oil is beeter open the transmission oil bolt underneath the engine and wait for 15 minutes so that all the oil can come out. After putting in bolt pour the new transmission oil…
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Answer No. This is because the shaft that is turning is rotating is grooved so that the oil goes in for lubricatrion but screwed back into the gearbox.
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Answer If you have a 5R55W 5 speed automatic, there is no dipstick. It is a "sealed" transmission and shouldn't leak...unless you have a leaking diaphram, in which case you would blow smoke out your tail pipe, bla bla bla. Ford says you should take it in...or look in your owners manual. You…
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Jeep Comanche Transmission Removal I have a 1987 Comanche with a 2.5L and an AX-5 (manual 5-speed). It's pretty simple if you take your time. You first have to remove the rear driveshaft, transfer case if it's a four wheel drive, and the transmission crossmember. The crossmember is held on b…
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Answer Remove the trans pan and then the filter. Answer If the pan is on the front of the transmission, it cannot be replaced without rebuilding the transmission; because the bearings must be removed in order to get to the filter. Answer Ford Contour transmissions do not h…
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Answer it is right on the back of the engine you have to first unbolt the wire going into the back of it then there should be 2 bolts and it just slides out and then reverse the process to install its really not that bad Answer A good tip if your starter clicks but does not spin the motor…
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%DETAILS% Answer Follow the factory recommendation in the owners manual. If you don't have a manual, get one at MOTORLIT.COM . The cost varies with the part of the country you live in. Get some estimates from some local garages.
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Answer Allow the vehicle to cool.Engage parking brake and place wheel chocks behind rear wheels.Raise front of vehicle.Place jack stand under vehicle.Lower vehicle until jack stands are supporting vehicle.MAKE SURE VEHICLE IS SAFE TO GO UNDERNEATH.Place a oil drain pan under the oil pan.Use a…
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Answer Ford issued a TSB (technical Service Bulletin) calling for all Windstar model years to use Mercon V ATF fluid in the power steering system. Yes, that is a transmission fluid, but it happens to be the same product to be used as power-steering fluid. Pretty convenient if you ask me... Ans…
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Answer This is a very complex and envolved process. Unless you had a donor car available for the switch, it would be cost prohibitive. Even with a donor car this is a very daunting switch. Clutch, and brake pedal must be changed. The computer would need to be reprogrammed. My advice would be …
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underneath the truck you will see the transmission and on the transmission you wil see a pan. you need to unbolt that pan to change the transmission fluid. because you also need to change the filter in it and remove the factor dust plug if you have not done that. this is a mess job so make sure you…
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Answer I'm not real sure about the '92 model truck, but on my '98 tacoma there are 2 plugs directly on the transmission; one up high on one side and the other down low on the other side. I remove the lower plug to drain it and re-install it. After removing the higher plug I fill it with the…
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Answer It takes 5qt engine oil and about 4 gallons of coolant 50% antifreeze and 50% distilled water
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Answer when standing at the front off the vehicle to the right edge and down near the battery you will find a dipstick labeled " trans fluid" should be yellow if i remember correctly. THE DIPSTICK HANDLE SHOULD BE RED. THE ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK HANDLE IS YELLOW.
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Answer if the car won't start you need to change it.the pump is located in the fuel tank. Disconnect negative battery cable,then remove your back seats,unscrew the 3 screws on the the triangle plate with the wires going in it,disconnect the two wires at the oem connectors,disconnect the two fuel…
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Answer yes you can Answer Most gm parts will enter change as long as the motor's match and the body style's are close The 91 (assuming it is an AUTOMATIC transmission) has a 700R4 + the 92 has a 4L60 trans ( most of the time ) the 4L60 is computer controlled + the truck will have a code if you put a…
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It won't have one. The owner's manual will specify what the time intervals are for a fluid change. If you lost the owners manual, you will have to go and ask the dealer.  AnswerThis transmission in the Alero, Grand Am, and Malibu has a fill cap. On the side of the trans near the bottom is a pl…
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Answer 2001 impala transmission service how often
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%REPLIES%%DETAILS% Answer Well I took the car to the Ford dealer here and they told me the transmission was going out (the bands were very thin) well I had another friend give me an opinion and he found the alternator belt had broke. It has been working fine ever since. :) Answer No fluid. …
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The 1998 Chevy Malibu does not have a transmission dipstick. Instead there is a check plug located on the transaxle, near the pan, adjacent to the engine oil drain plug. Note: the vehicle must be kept level when checking the transmission fluid level. Place an oil container under the check plug and…
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Answer There is not one. Just unloosen all the pan bolts If you're going to take all the bolts out, you'll need to buy six quarts of DEXTRON III transmission fluid to replace the lost fluid. Since you've got the transmission pan off anyways, you should go ahead and replace the filter …
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Answer Be warned that 4WD trannys/t-cases are very heavy and may require two people to get it out. Set the vehicle on jack stands or better yet a lift. Simply chock the wheels if you think the vehicle is tall enough. Remove all the shifters, disconnect the driveshafts, and pull any wires that ar…
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Answer According to Autozone the capacity is 3.5 quarts. Answer There are 2 types of trans-ax5 wich holds 3.49 qts. and the ax15 wich holds 3.27 qts THE DIFERANCE BETWEEN THEM IS AX5 CODE IS ON LEFT SIDE OF HOUSING AND AX15 IS ON THE BOTTOM OF HOUSING THE FIRST NUMBER IS THE YEAR OF MANUFACTU…
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alternator (and belt) replacementin order to change the alternator you MUST remove the powersteering pump first both brackets are similar in design and function and involve similar steps for removal / installation.you will need 3 sizes of wrenches to complete this repair: 10mm 12mm 14mmfirst unhook …
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5w-30 is the only thing you can use in an Isuzu manual transmission. The way it is designed, if you use 80-90w gear oil, it will burn up the top half of the tranny and the same for the transfer case :)
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"any brand of dextron III will work"This is wrong. Use only the approved Hyundai ATF, SP-III. If that is absolutely not available in cases such as myself (in Alaska with no Hyundai dealer within 700 miles), ATF+4 should be fine (exceeds specs). Dextron III does not meet the specifications of the H…
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autozone.com has online manuals that give step by step how to pull the drain plug and fill w Honda z1 fluid to proper level with car off
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AnswerFirst gear is selected when you want to use the engine's compression as a brake while descending hills. The compression of the engine will "hold back" the vehicle so you don't have to use your brakes to the extent that you might burn them out. Used especially when towing a heavy load.Second ge…
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Auto transmissions Use D4 or D with a circle around it (indicating OD for overdrive) almost all the time for best economy and lowest engine wear. There are two exceptions to this. When you are going up a long hill or hauling a heavy load and the transmission keeps shifting in and out of overdrive, i…
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Answer Answer I acn give you a clue or two. It may be under the hood or in the back by the rear door. Probably have a pic of a windshield on the cap. Answer Believe it or not it is on the passenger side floor beneath the carpet... Answer open drivers side door, inside main van frame, t…
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Answer you must stop the car to switch from/to drive, park, reverse. no, you don't have to switch from 1st, to 2nd, to 3rd. that's what's automatic Answer no, you dont have to stop to change between all forward gears ie 1 st 2 nd 3 ed 4 th all that is done automatically, you …
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Answer If its a private sale - as is - is just that, buy a new transmission if the price of the tranny is worth paying for considering the price of the car. it may even be cheaper to find another car with the same tranny. Answer Buy a transmission... Literally! This is someting that has to be…
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Answer There is a bolt with a square cavity in it that faces towards the right side of the car on the drain pan for the transmission fluid. I have been able to unscrew it with a ratchet wrench that does NOT have a bolt thingee (ie. 1/2" 3/4" etc) on it. I just use the square fitting of the ra…
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look on your speedo cluster if you have the following you have an aode P R N D 2 1 if you have P R N D D 1 you have an aod http://market.autopartsfair.com /ford-transmissions/find_product.html?model=crown_victoria&year=1992 Sorry, I don't know how you can tell the difference. You may have to…
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Answer Take it to a auto shop and ask them to check the transmission fluid level and watch them then say thanks and buy some fluid.
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Answer You must be kidding. D means go forward, R means back up, and P means park. Answer N is neutral, and 1(or L) and 2 are for forceing the lower gears, but you only use them for climing very step hills or for a faster take off at lighs (not recommended) Some have an "over driv…
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Well, yes and no. As far as i know, it is impossible to change the transmission itself but it is possible in most cases to change an auto tranny car to a manual. It will take some work and it is a costly change to do, but it can be done. The real question is "is it worth it". On the one hand, you …
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In order to check the oil level u have to crawl under the truck and locate a screw on the side of the tranny. Stick ur little finger in the hole then curl ur finger down. Remove ur finger and look at the fluid line on ur finger it should be full to the point to where it starts to come out the hole w…
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Answer To my knowledge the car must be taken to a dealer to change the fluid and serviced. **BETTER WAY** The best and most common way is to remove the spedo gear. . It sits above the DIF housing and only has one screw nd comes out reall easy. . . I hate these fags, the manual said to check th…
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A manual transmission does NOT have a dip stick like a automatic does. It does have a check hole on the side, about half way up from the bottom of the casing. Put the car on a hoist, and remove the plug and stick a finger in the hole. The fluid should be just below the level of the check hole. …
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Answer the way i did it was put a long piece of garden hose on a funnel, run it down through the motor on the drivers side and have someone pour as i held the hose to the hole, seem to get the job done
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Answer locate the red fillplug. it's on the right side of your engine. you'll see it about a foot down from the top, get a funnel and start pouring.
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Answer  What kind of Jeep? Answer Generally a auto tranny with overdrive will have 4 if it's an older model, probably only 3 If it's a newer model it will have a 5 speed; the 2013 have 6 speed; with the talk of 8 speed comming in 2014 .
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Answer most of these cars did not have a dip stick, however, under the car on the passenger side there is a small hex shaped plug where the cv axle goes in to the transmission, pull the plug, make sure the car is level, and fill the transmission until fluid runs out of the hole, wait until the flui…
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Answer This depends upon the model and year, check with your dealer.
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Car engine fluids are all different colors, for a REASON, so you can identify them. Red is Automatic transmission fluid(ATF). Check the fluid according to the car makers directions. You can find this in the maker's manual that comes with the car, or buy one from the local auto dealer that sells…
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Answer On the bottom of the "stem" is a rubber gasket called a washer. This washer is solely responsible for the stoppage of flow. Some "stems" do not use washers but are valves within themselves. You will have to replace the "stem". To fix this: 1) Turn water off under sink by turning t…
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Answer The standard Dexron III most vehicles use.
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You can purchase transmission fluid sometimes in a gas station, Walmart, some supermarkets, or sometimes at a real car wash where they change your oil and wash and wax your car.I went online to partsamerica.com and ordered my transmission fluid, then drove over to my local Advance Auto Parts and pic…
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Answer Owners Manual will have illustrations and detailed information regarding transmission fluids, specifications, location, how-to read the dipstick, etc. See "Related Questions" below for more Step-by-step With the Sable parked on flat, level ground, run the engine until warm. With tran…
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ha... good luck. It's not easy The way it works is that if management decides they would like to hire new employees (which isn't often, but they are and will be hiring more and more as the older employees start retiring), they allow current employees to submit ONE referral for someone they know- us…
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you have to run a mercon 5 fluid or compatiable. If you run regualar mercon in it you will have a transmission chater whenit shifts into overdrive. Make sure you drain your tork converter too.
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It will eventually seize the pump up and may cause damage.
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10w-30 Engine oil. That was easy!
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See "Related Links" for a photo How-to tutorial Procedures You will be removing the transmission pan, and draining the transmission fluid (so make sure you have several quarts of new transmission fluid ready). The pan is attached to the bottom of the transmission by 17 or 19 (depending on the t…
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What's the first thing I need to know? The Owners Manual will have illustrations and detailed information regarding transmission fluids, specifications, location, how-to read the dipstick, etc. See "Related Questions" below for links to FREE online Owners Manuals What's the type? Mercon V is…
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remove a12mm bolt that holds down the yellow dip stick it is behind the front motor mount it is hard to see. reach it from the top
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AMSOIL Synthetic Universal Transmission Fluid.
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Standard or automatic?
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tranny machine filled, no reservoir...
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Well, the manufacturer matters here. But, a Chevy, would be the Super T-10, second, or third design. Or, the Muncie M-22, rock crusher. Fords strong tranny is the top loader, and Mopar actually made a "Hemi box." These all came in specific vehicles, and will actually devalue a muscle car that requir…
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If it is an automatic the dipstick is right next to the brake fluid master cylinder reservoir. If it is a stick shift there is not dipstick.
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Check your idle control valve on top of intake it has a small elect motor with a wire connected all fords build up carbon even have throttle sticking or hard to push slightly tap with screwdriver end while eng running then shift gears if this helps its temporary needs a 2 step fuel injection service…
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You hit something and busted it open
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If it is a standard, it's down on the back side of the engine. if you stand in front of the car open the hood. on the right side below the brake fluid reservoir you will see a small white stick . Lift it and pull it up. It's hard to reach and may be dirty as well; try to wipe of any excess dirt befo…
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There's no such vehicle. The first Dyna model was introduced in 1991. However, all 1985 Harley Big Twins require 24 ounces of transmission oil.
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check your owners manual?
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Question is too vague. Depends on the Hosting WAN's available transmission media that you are trying to connect to. transmission media (physical equipment/material) Common types are:Twisted-pair cableCoaxial cableFiber-optic cableWireless communications
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Assuming that you are referring to over sized rims, unless the wheels weight is way too much the rims will not affect the transmission. However the overall diameter of the tire may cause transmission troubles. the rolling circumference (distance per revolution) of your original tires are used to cal…
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it looks like a motor oil dip stick. but where you put it in is a bigger circle than the motor oil, it is most likely to be seen in the back of the motor towards the firewall
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All car manufacturers provide a detail information regarding the use/Drive and servicing of a car this contain the automatic or manual Transmission too. If you have driven your car in between 12000 to 15000 miles then its important to have a service. This consist of changing the fluid, filter, and s…
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