I cant stand contributing more money to Nissan. You will need to have a pump of some sort to add the fluid to the refill tube. Before any potential damage or longevity reduction happens. I removed the filter and repl … aced it. Traditional transmission fluids are not suitable for use in this application. Archived from on 19 April 2012. In 1988, Toyota began releasing their own automatic transmission fluid specifications, see for more information.
I went with Amsoil in my Maxima. I would assume that both of these are far superior to the Nissan stuff. Complete step by step instructions can also be found here. Chrysler 7176—now obsolete Chrysler fluid for front wheel drive vehicles. Can anybody help me on this? With continuing changes and improvements in transmission design, a centrifugal lock-up torque converter clutch was introduced into the C5 transmission to smooth engine vibrations sensed by the occupant of the vehicle. The fluid operates under almost ideal conditions in what is essentially a hermetically sealed case, the small amount of atmospheric oxygen initially present is removed by a harmless reaction with the fluid so as to leave a residual inert nitrogen atmosphere. It fills like the rear differential on a 4wd truck, pump fluid into the hole until it comes out.
No service fluids were developed and for a short time, fluids approved by General Motors were considered acceptable. I went with Amsoil in my Maxima. The license number should be shown on the container. Included are requirements to verify the anti-wear capabilities and anti-shudder characteristics of the fluid. If you end up with a transmission failure, Infiniti will not honor the warranty for it if you used anything other than Fluid J! Z Dinkydow wrote:Thank you for your help.
With a currently licensed fluid, you know the fluid will work properly because it is manufactured to the precise standards of the auto company. Since drains and level checks were not only unnecessary but frequently harmful through the introduction of more air, and seal-destroying dirt Chrysler eventually left off the tempting level inspection plugs. Non-Licensed fluids do not show a license number. Servicing transmissions with fluids was unacceptable since not all fluids were capable of eliminating the shudder phenomenon. You can get small inexpensive hand operated pumps for this job at an auto parts store.
Then rebolt the pan to the tranny make sure you don't strip any of the bolts. By removing the traditional dipstick, the transmission manufacturer has also removed a potential entry point for oxygen; this reduces the potential for fluid oxidation. A specification, not a branded product. It is not compatible with earlier Mercon fluids, so it should neither be mixed with Mercon or Mercon V used to replace those fluids. Anyways I hate the nissan dealership here, aswell as where I bought the Pathy from before I moved.
Should not be used in a transmission requiring Ford Type F. After that I dropped the pan by unscrewing all the nuts on the pan. Any transmission with a dipstick tube has the potential to let additional oxygen into the transmission through a dipstick that is not fully seated in the tube, or dipstick tube plug that is not fully seated. I am changing the transaxle fluid in my 06 M35X and live over a hundred miles from the nearest Nissan dealer and 360 miles from the nearest Infiniti dealer. Without those vents, pressure could build resulting in seal and gasket leaks. The refill capasity is exactly 3 liters. Clean off all the excess gasket off the pan and creating a clean surface to put the new one on.
Then dry it off and scrap the old gasket off the pan. There are now myriad examples of couplings that have operated well over 100,000 miles without any attention whatsoever and were still in perfect condition when the car was retired. This information is highlighted in bold letters in the Owner's Manual and in the Service Manuals in lots of places. That makes it hard unless you live in a larger city. It can be replaced with Mercon or Mercon V specification. Then check the fluid and add slowly what is needed to fill the tranny up. It wouldn't surprise me if many do-it-yourself Corolla owners never think to change the fluid in the differential case.
If it is necessary to add or replace fluid, use only fluids which meet Ford Specification M2C33F. I hear you guys, I had to get it done over the weekend and dealership was closed. I replaced it with transmission fluid. Slowly tighten each one but do it in a diagonal pattern to insure tightness throughout the whole pan. It was introduced with the 2006 models. Oxygen reacts with high-temperature transmission fluid and can cause oxidation, rust, and corrosion.
Moreover, if your vehicle is still under warranty, using a fluid thatis not approved by the vehicle manufacturer will void the transmission warranty. Therefore, higher quality transmission fluids can last a long time in normal driving conditions Typically 100,000 miles 160,000 km or more. A sealed transmission will typically have longer transmission fluid life than a non-sealed transmission. Today, aftermarket fluids asserted by their manufacturers to be compatible for use in various brands of automatic transmissions continue to be sold under names such as Multi-Purpose and Multi-Vehicle fluids. This is clearly mentioned in the Users Manual in bold text and in numerous places in the Service Manual in equally bold text. Always consult the vehicle maintenance guide for the proper service interval for the fluid in your transmission and your driving conditions.