Luckily, you can't overfill easily, because when it's full, it will run out! Thinking I should chage to amsoil or mobile 1 atf. Nothing is wrong with fluid or transmission but im not sure what has been done to it in the past. To my knowledge there are no drain plugs if that's what your looking for. I do a fair amount of towing, but the fluid that came out at 60K looked much better than what came out at 82K. I use synthetic oil and would like to use synthetic tranny fluid. Because i'm avoid a whole transmission flush so it would have to mix if i used Dexron V I.
I use synthetic oil and would like to use synthetic tranny fluid. After it's been removed and cleaned there are a number of different drain plugs that can be installed. Why not flush the system and get it all out. If you fill engine or axles of your car with oil to the brim it may damage your vehicle engine or axles and void manufacturer warranty. I don't have that car, but if you look around you'll find it.
They are both approved by Allison. I believe that is approximately 3 quarts. It may look like a carburetor but it has an injector mounted inside the housing. As you see the glistening fluid on the stick, prepare to open your hand holding the paper towels so you can lay the end of the stick over the towel. Replace clogged or dirty transmission filter to keep your engine healthy! Unbolt the drain plug bolt on the side of the tranny to drain.
If something doesnt get properly torqued to specs, then Yes you could cause a huge problem. I'd vote for that :dunno at the very least. Check fluid level and add fluid as needed. Another allison document sa5429en lists two serial number cutoffs, prior to which contain seals incompatible with dexron-vi. They're usually available at your local auto parts store and if they dont happen to have the one you need they can probably order it. The transmission has been fine it's entire life with what it has been running right? Over 10K on it since the flush and I'm happy with it.
The scan tool is needed to know the temperature of the fluid which must be close to 40 degrees celsius. Whats the cost per quart? If you've never changed the fluid in an automatic you might want to have a shop do it. There are two very important levels to check, the second is overlooked 9 out of 10 times. The fill plug and drain plug are next to each other so make sure you are removing the right one. If you're not sure, ask your dealer. Tranny ran cooler everyday and while towing, firmer quicker shifts, and picked up a solid 1-2mpg better. Sometimes it's near the transmission, like close to the center of the engine.
Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. Then push the tabs in on the side toward the front, make sure to push them on both sides. This is my 2nd since I bought the truck new in 02 130k mi. Then push the linkage all the way through… The transmission fluid should be checked when the is vehicle is warmed up and while the engine is on. If you fill with fluid when the tranny is to hot you will underfill and run a slight risk of damaging the transmission. It's a pretty… You have to first remove the transmission linkage.
Two of the transmission coolant lines began leaking transmission fluid at the crimp ends in March of 2009. Dealer replaced the lines under warranty. So I changed the filter and flushed it. AutoTrust Silver supplies a great selection of transmissions and shifters system components at reasonable prices! If you simply remove the drain plug and let gravity take over the amount to refill the transmission is just slightly less than 5 quarts. They don't have drain plugs. Not sure what happened, but I went with the synthetic this time hoping it will hold up better. You could tell instantly pulling out.
You just have to quickly plug the hole up when you pull the tube with the bolt. That might be an option for you too. Just got it and don't know the history on it. The second and more critical check due to problems with the porosity of the rear transfer housing, is under the truck at the rear section of the transmission the… Hayes and chilton make manuals for all kinds of vehicles, that would be where i would check. If its an automatic transmission, you would have to remove the torque converter and flex-plate. Bought it used so i don't know what kind would be in it now and im not doing a flush so i would only be changing about 5 quarts.