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post #1 of 13 Old 01-04-2018, 06:17 PM Thread Starter
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Transmission fluid halp!!

Hi guys..so today i checked the transmission fluid but im scared that its overfill idk how did i miss this i always check fluids etc i have been wit this car half year ...i follow the manual jow to check let run for at least 60 sec and this is the results..should i drain and refill??.car has 85,000 miles

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Did you run it for 60 seconds and then check or did you do the actual Honda manual procedure:

1. Park the vehicle on the level ground.
2. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature (the radiator fan comes on), and turn the engine off.
3. Remove the dipstick (yellow loop) (A) from the dipstick guide tube, and wipe it with a clean cloth.
4. Insert the dipstick back into the dipstick guide tube.
5. Remove the dipstick, and check the ATF level. It should be between the upper mark (A) and the lower mark (B).

You might be due for a drain and fill anyways as your fluid doesn't look the pinkish red that is should.


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DRIVE around until the trans. warms up. Park on a flat even surface, you have 90 seconds to take a reading. Check the stick 3 times. Wipe on a white paper towel to look color.

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^^That's how you check the level. Try it and get back to us.

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they guy said he followed the manual. where is chris918 to tell him to change it every 5K miles so the fluid stays nice and red?
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Looks like you put type F in there. Or motor oil

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I havent touch the tranny...unless where i do my oil changes
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Yeah i follow the manual procedures...where do you recommend buying the fluid ?? Cuz amazon just 1 gallon its 25$ or thats the refular price you think??
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Go to the local Honda dealer to get the tranny fluid. Anything other than Honda spec fluid, you better have couple grand laying around for a tranny rebuild.


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Go to the local Honda dealer to get the tranny fluid. Anything other than Honda spec fluid, you better have couple grand laying around for a tranny rebuild.
I wish you would of told me that 378K miles ago !
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I wish you would of told me that 378K miles ago !
Had you gotten the V6, you wouldn't be risking the type of ATF you are using. I'm just sayin'.

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