Automatic Transmission Service

Step 4 - While the Fluid is draining, inspect and clean the magnet used to trap metal floating around in the transmission.

Removing Metal Debris From drain Plug Magnet

Step 5 - Once the fluid has finished draining and the particle magnet is clean, reinstall the drain plug and tighten.

Tightening Drain Plug

Step 6 - After the drain plug has been tightened, locate the transmission fluid fill tube which also houses the fluid dip stick.

Fluid Fill Tube

Step 7 - Using a funnel to refill the transmission with fluid.

Transmission Fluid Funnel


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Article first published (Updated 2015-01-05)