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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.
If you just drained the pan, it will take about 4-5 quarts. If you overhauled it, it will take abour 12 quarts.
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there is a small plug in the side of the tranny you need to take the plug out if you can see the fluid it is ok should be level with the hole.
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Through the dipstick tube. MAke sure you use the right fluid!!! Chysler takes a special fluid, use ATF+3 or ATF+4 mopar fluid.   You need a funnel sized to fit in the dipstick tube. Any auto parts store should have them. You can get one that will hold the entire container or its contents.
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You have to take the transmission pan off, change the filter/fluid/gasget make sure you put all the bolts in first befor you titan the bolts up.
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Through the dipstick tube where the indicator inserts.   Be sure to have the car warmed up, running at idle, in park when you check the automatic transmission fluid.
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Raise the car high enough so that you can work under it safely,(a hoist or on 4 jack stands). Put your drain pan under the under the trans pan, (make sure it's big enough to hold several quarts)and remove the front and side bolts from the trans pan and loosen the back bolts by about 1/2 a turn. Care…
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If they are both auto and 4X4 then the trans will go right in. If they are both 4.0L, it should be a perfect swap. Dan the tranny man
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first leave the car running, open the hood and towards the windshield you'll see a red dip stick that's where you check the tranny fluid. not all car`s have a dip stick tho
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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 (75W-…
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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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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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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.   The seals aroun…
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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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I 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 I know…
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%DETAILS% You'll have to take it to a dealership and ask to have a transmission flush. It used not to be possible to get ALL the fluid out unless the transmission was completely removed from the vehicle which could cause other problems if all the outer seals were not replaced.You could get most o…
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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 running is level wit…
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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 engin…
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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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Hey Niki==It is possible but a very hard job requiring special jigs to hold the engine and a lift is nice. I wouldn't try it if I were you. You can get a shop manual on your car from the parts store if you care to see what all is required. GoodluckJoe
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replace the line with the appropate size line. It should be faily easy, just hose clamps at each end. Your local auto parts store should have the hose, and it is not very expensive. Be not to get just plain fuel line as it will not work with transmission fluid. The parts store should have transmissi…
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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 think it would…
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remove dipstick and place a funnel into the tube ..voila..only add while the car is running and in park ------------------------------------------ If this is a manual transmission, there is 2 big bolts on the driver SIDE of the transmission around where the axle slides in. The lower is for drainin…
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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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there is a filler plug about 2/3rds of the way up on the driver side of the trani. add a gear oil not trani fluid your parts store can make sure its the right stuff
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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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You should put the same amount of fresh fluid in as you drain out of old fluid from your automatic transmission. Make sure the vehicle is parked on a level place. Then check the fluid level according to the owner's manual instructions, (on most vehicles with the engine idling, at normal operating te…
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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.   check the fluid level with a warmed up tranny and while the eng in idling to …
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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 Saturn manual transmissions take standard automatic transmission fluid. the dipstick is located in the rear of the transmisison, on the far driver side. the stick is red in color. the transmisison holds about 2.5 quarts of DEXTRON III. Many have had good results using Mobil 1 ATF Syntheti…
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So you've checked the fluid level by pulling the dipstick out of the dipstick holder? Well, just add new fluid right in the dipstick holder. *****!!!!!!!DON'T OVERFILL IT!!!!!***** There will be a MAX mark on the dipstick, and it is JUST AS IMPORTANT as the low mark. Seriously. It's a pain in the b…
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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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HeyKen==You need to repair what turned it on in the first place then have auto zone remove the trouble codes. GoodluckJoe
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Hey Eric==Pull the trans pan and filter then replace the filter and pan and about 4 quarts of fluid. GoodluckJoe   In the owners manual, it states that you do not need to change the automatic transaxle fluid. But you should check it. Unfortunally, you'll need to raise the car, and then drain …
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front wheel drive cars have a plug in the transaxle that you can take out and check the level by sticking your finger into the hole. the level will be correct if you can touch fluid. This plug can be seen after taking off the wheel.rear wheel drive is the same only much harder to get to (you must ge…
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There is a trans dip stick on the back side of the engine. This is where you add fluid also. GoodluckJOe
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dot 3 tranny fluidThat is incorrect Dot 3 is a brake fluidif it is an auto trans it uses Toyota type T-IV fliuddextron III fluid will cause transmission problemsToyota T-IV fluid is avail at any Toyota dealer
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Ok see if I can explain this to where you understand. It is very simple to do. You have to look at the transmission. So you probably need to jack up the vehicle to get underneath. Ok look for a bolt that looks like a square. it will not look like it is raised , but it will look flat like where you p…
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Best way is to find the hose, usually the big hose that conects to the power steering resivour, and disconect the hose and it will drain out. Move the hose all the way down until no more fluid comes out. It will get messy depending on the location of the pump resivour.
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IF THIS IS A STICK YOU DONT IF THIS IS A AUTO YOU CANT FLUSH THE TRANS THAT WOULD BE A DEALER PIECE OF EQUIPTMENT BUT MOST DEALERS CHANGE THE FLUID AND FILTER IN THE TRANS BY DROPPING THE THANS PAN AND REPLACING THE FILTER AND PAN GASKET. NOT A JOB FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON BECAUSE IF YOU SCREW UP THE …
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%DETAILS% Answer You will find a yellow dipstick handle to the right of the motor, that's where you put in the trans. fluid. Behind that, almost at the engine firewall, you will find a two-and-a-half inch round cap which is slightly higher than the transmission. That is where you add brake flui…
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%DETAILS% USALLY it's because the Transmission cooler that's located inside the RADIATOR HAS DEVELOPED A LEAK.The COOLING system & TRANSMISSION need 2 b FLUSHED after the RADIATOR is REPLACED -- OR BYPASS the RADIATOR TRANS cooler & put on an EXTERNAL cooler INFRONT of the existing Radiat…
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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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The manual transaxle has a drain plug located between the two support bars that run from front to back underneath the unit. However, removal of the speed sensor is required. There is an electical connector that must be disconnected. The retainer clip for the speedometer cable must be removed along w…
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It depends on where it is leaking. If it is the lines it is cheap. Anything else it is not.
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It will depend on which year, and whether it is manual or automatic.
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You can start by pulling the dip stick housing out, then putting some rtv black silicone around the bottom, below the bubbled out part. wait about the time it takes to smoke a cigarett and put it back in the tranny. Now most of the dipsticks bolt in with one of the tranny bolts, you may need to chec…
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%DETAILS% That stuff is color coded. LLOL Coolant is supposed to be GREEN like antifreeze. Tranny fluid is RED. Coolant has NO reason to be IN the x-mission. IF its GREEN, look higher on the motor.   They rephrased my question =( I know it's not from the tranny, it's just pooling on it. Th…
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Answer There is no dip stick just a plug to be removed about 5 inches up on the right side of the trans. If fluid runs out that opoening, it is full. On my 1999 S10 pickup the trans dipstick is located left and in front of the distributor cap (4.3L).
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Jeep Comanche Transmission RemovalI 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 by some 15…
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5 quarts for the auto transmission. However, if you have a high mileage transmission, +75,000 miles, then use an additive such as Lucas in place of a quart.Ixnayer
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Remove the trans pan and then the filter.   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.   Ford Contour transmissions do not have removeable filters. There …
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%DETAILS% Answer There is a side pan which is sometimes accesable if you remove the wheel.
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Answer right in front of the driver
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Both the transmission and oil fill caps have dip sticks on them.  on the 5 speen it is under the car near the firewall and on the auto it is near the windshield on the top of the engine  it is on the back side of the car by the fire wall you can access it from the top or bottom  no…
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There are 2 ways of adding tranny fluid to the '97 Escort 5-speed (some references to 99 Escort MT as well): 1. Most of the 5-speed trannys have a fill plug located on the forward, driver's side of the tranny. The plug is the same size and shape as the drain plug in the bottom of the case. It's eas…
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You probably have gotten an answer by now ,but no they do not '88 was the last you for that transmission after that the became computerized
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For Calif and New York I would think it is about righht but is high for other parts of the country. Call some local garages for estimates.
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: On my 1995 ford probe, i was told there isn't a oil filter for that year so just throw the filter away and change the gasket... there actually is a filter in the transmission but its internal and the trany would need to be taken apart to access it.
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The vehical must be elevated on stands or a hoist EVENLY and level. There is a small drain plug near the passenger side inner cv joint. with the car at normal temp and running, remove the plug. If the fluid comes out in small but steady stream, you're ok. If you need to add, there is a red cap on to…
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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   A good tip if your starter clicks but does not spin the motor (a most common …
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Just Replaced mine on my 02 neon and it cost me $1,960.00 for rebuild highly recommend buying new 1 for $1200.00 and doing it your self.
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go to the Chevrolet dealer and buy only syncromesh transmission fluid. do not add anything else it will ruin your transmission.
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IT COULD EXPLODE RIGHT THROUGH THE CASE.
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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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Through the filler pipe at the right rear of the engine. Check it when hot, with it on level ground and don't overfill it
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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 6 point 14mm …
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Fill it in with thin funnel in the same place as the dip stick.how many quarts of tranny fluid does the 98 altima take? I believe 4 quarts. When in doubt, put two quarts in, and check the fluid level and add until full. If you don't know how to check transmission fluid, park the vehicle on a level s…
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if you are asking about the cooling lines for the transmission that connect to the radiator, its easy. first disconnect the lines from the radiator (2 lines, usually on the bottom opposite the radiator outlet) then disconnect the lines from the transmission. remove the brackets holding them on, then…
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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... I have always…
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Call the parts department of a local Toyota dealer and ask that question of them.Transmission (drain and refill): 2.6 quartsDifferential: 1.7 quarts.If you are going to change transmission fluid do not forget to change fluid in differential. Even the system is much cleaner by itself but it accumulat…
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why not specify what kind of transmission and what year and if stock, like my dsm its a 1992 AWD GSX stock.. maybe that can get this question moving in the right direction.   Manual tranny -.0
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The owner's manual says 2.1 qts, but I recently drained and refilled (my '97) and it took a little more than that, I'd say about 2.5 qts. The dip stick is difficult to read (always check with motor warm and running) since it goes so far down and gets covered with fluid going in and out of the tube.
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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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2.5 quarts of transmission fluid (type F, not FA).
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Hello .....I done know if you have already removed the transmission pan from the car or not. Typically, you drain all the oil out into a large (very large) container/pan. Once you start taking the bolts off that hold the pan, you will get even more fluid coming out (very messy). Take what fluid you …
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Transmission oil level Hello, I had our Beetle in for service and the dealer said that the Tranny was a sealed unit and I cannot checkthe fluid level. The dealer is half right. It might be a sealed system but you can still service it. There is 2 bolts on the transmission. One near the top and …
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Between the engine and firewall labeled TRANS.Under the Air Filter/ Intake box there is a red cap on the transmission for putting in fluid. There is no dipstick that I know of on a 1999 Cutlass w/ 3100 "J" motor.
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Just disconnect the hoses from the radiator and direct them into a container capable of holding about 14 quarts. Start the engine and let it run until no more fluid comes out. Hook the hoses back up and fill the trans making sure not to overfil it. You don't get the filter changed this way which I t…
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Actually almost every single VW since the mid 80s has needed GL4 75-90 its synthetic, which VW always needs. and always GL4 not GL5, if u put the 5 in there, there are too many pressure additives and it will cause all the soft metals in your trans to dissolve.
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For an automatic transmission - facing car, plug is located on left side of transmission near bottom, middle. The plug is round on the outside and has a square whole on the inside. You do not use a wrench to remove the plug but you have to use a 3,8s ratchet to remove it (the part of the ratchet wer…
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take transmission bolts off aprox 15? NOT SURE< bolt pan back with new rubber gasket refill with 2 qts. then drive 2 miles check level add alittle at a time be sure not to overfill continue to check for leaks and fluid level in hot positionOn a manual transmission, remove the speed sensor to fill…
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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 lines,unscr…
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To my knowledge there are no drain plugs if that's what your looking for. Your best bet is to take it in to have it flushed properly to insure all debris is removed.there is one way. its called the "t-tech" you have to have it done at a service shop.this flushes 14 quarts of atf through your transmi…
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It should be in the owners manuyal. If you don't have one, try MOTORLIT.COM I have a 2002 Cavalier w/ the 2.2 and there is no way to check the trans fluid. There is a cap on the trans that screws of but no dip stick. When the trans starts feeling like it's not shifting the way it should, I put in a…
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As far as I know, there is no reservoir for transmission fluid. You have to just pull the dip stick up and look to see how much fluid you have and if you need to add more. .
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The trans filter is located drivers side just behind the radiator, only accessable from under the car, looks just like an oil filter, be careful when installing the new filter there are 2 sensors just above and below the filter that the wiring harness can get caught when tightening the filter and wr…
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you have to add through the dipstick tube
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Remove the trans. pan and then pull the filter. Clean the gasket off of the trand and pan very good. Replace it using grease to hold the gasket in place. Install 3 quarts of fluid then check it . It will probably take about 4-5 quarts. Be sure not to overfill it.
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There is about a 1 1/2" difference in the location of the tranny mount. You will need to modify the Cross member which holds this mount. Other than that it will fit.
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Hopefully this helps. I have no actual knowledge of the Lincoln, but as with most other vehicles there is a tube with a dipstick in the engine bay for checking the transmission fluid level. You get a transmission funnel and pour the fluid in through the dipstick tube. To check for proper leve…
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Would that B a AUTOMATIC or a stick shift/clutch? Get a LONG, skinny funnel, the aporpaite fluid type, and reach in (while the engine is cool) towards the right side of the engine, next to the battery. There is the transmission tank. There is no dipstick, be aware. Yes, I found the red cap and …
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yes you canMost 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 700R4 + you wi…
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If filling after removing the pan, it will take about 4 quarts. After an overhaul it takes about 13 quarts.
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If the pan was dropped, it takes about 4 quarts to fill it. If it was overhauled, it takes about 13 quarts to fill the convertor and everything..
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Answer Warning: A blowout at this speed and you could lose more than just your car! It could be that the tires are out-of-balance, a bad tie-rod end, bad universal/cv joint, or several other reasons along that line. Answer The front end on most cars will shake a little bit after hitting 100 …
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