Warm engine and turn it off. There's another important consideration: This operation provides the opportunity to find out if failure is impending. This isnt a place to post your youtube channel 5 Mark Solved. When it runs out the hole, stop pumping. Look in your owner's manual to see if the filter on your Honda is a non-serviceable item, as some are, and requires the transmission be removed and disassembled. If that isn't available, provide all you know and explain why.
Jack the car up, remove the front left tire and support the car on solid stands. But the Dexron is essentially a generic fluid, and is not suitable for a Honda. Insert the fluid pump hose into the fill hole and start pumping. The drain plug for the transmission is on the under side of the tranny, pretty much directly across from the engine oil drain plug. Otherwise, the pan gasket will leak. Start by putting the car on sturdy jackstands or, better yet, ramps. As for potential damage, the possibility exits.
Remove filler bolt with a 19mm socket. If your changing the filter and gasket, then do so now. You need to replace the aluminum crush washer on the drain plug buy fluid and washer at dealer If it's overdue, change it once, drive it for week then change it again. This is not only necessary for changing the filter, but also allows deposits and sediment to be washed out of the pan. If a newer gearbox is making junk, it's in trouble. Drive you car up on ramps, be sure the chuck the back tire so the car does not roll. The trouble is, it doesn't go far enough.
Please read the on the subject for details. . I cannot stress these two points enough. Get a long funnel to fit down in that hole and fill with aprox. Drain the transmission fluid and put the drain plug back in.
Using a fluid pump, fill the transmission with just under 2 quarts of Honda Manual Transmission Fluid. Many professionals enhance this procedure by pouring a few quarts of fresh fluid into the dipstick tube at roughly the same rate that the old fluid is coming out, thus adding flushing action. Some of the fluid stays in the converter, etc. You are looking at 4. All maintanence has been performed according to their schedule, yet just after 50,000 miles the dealer says my transmission needs replacement. If you want to get the full benefit from this maintenance service, you've got to work a little harder.
If so forget the filter. When under car look to your right, right behind the front passanger side tire. There is a round bolt that faces toward the passenger front tire. Linking to outside content is generally not allowed, unless it's germane to the current discussion. If yours is an automatic there is no place to add transmission fluid.
We're here to help so being rude won't get you very far. Officially Honda says you can use non-honda temporarily. When the problem is 'solved' please click the button under your post marked 'Is this solved? That is, drain then refill and drive a short distance and then drain refill and drive twice more. The current mileage was 3,158 and no failure mileage. Take care not to over tighten the gasket bolt's when reassembling, etc, etc. Remove bolt and about 3 quarts of transmission fluid will be drained. Please report bad advice to the mod team.
If someone else knows please tell me. It's still cheaper than having my dealer backflush the thing. We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again. The dealer technicians asked about changing the fuel injectors or maybe a cylinder head replacement but were told not to do anything. As far as I know the transmission fluid has never been changed 193,000km It drives and shifts fine.
Sharing personal information, or specifics on is not allowed. Tighen bolt to service manuel specs and refill the tranny while being carefull not to knock dirt into the fill hole as you remove the rubber fill cap. The dealer stated that the vehicle had not been welded properly. There are two plugs on the bottom of the main trans pan. A cork gasket often can benefit from a thin layer of gasket sealer or adhesive, especially to keep it in place while you're trying to start those first few bolts. We're not super strict here, but for most of our posts we follow a question-response format. There you should see the transmission.
There is no filter for the trans either. The post will be deleted, this is not a review forum for specific shops. But after reading up on it some people suggest against it since it's been so long. This will vastly reduce spillage. Going through the messy operation of dropping the transmission pan and replacing the filter is fine as far as it goes.