It fits a Redline bottle perfectly and goes through a bottle pretty quick. Life gets exciting when you have a completely drained transmission but no way to fill it… Fill it up! You need something like 3. You can read about them in my Mega Jack Stand Review. Not sure if you got to this yet but. That way if you can't get it out or some shit happens, you aren't stuck with an empty transmission.
When the tranny was full I could see and hear it dripping onto the drain pan. The rest of the gears are all very smooth, except this 2nd to 3rd gear switch. Always remove the fill plug before removing the drain plug. Although every reasonable effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained on this site, absolute accuracy cannot be guaranteed. It is how 50k km and while visit to mazda service center they said at 50k km it is required to change automatic transmission oil change. Thankfully, there is a simple answer. Time for another installment of Mazda3 maintenance! My 1st to 2nd also seems a little rigid when the engine is not warmed up.
By the way, for those not familiar with how to remove the under body panel, it's easy. It was an extension, if you will. It was really a combination of me wanting to be proactive about maintenance and his suggestion. The car is extremely stable when held up by these four points. First jack the car up and level it on jack stands, next remove the splash shield this , next I had to run to the store to get a 23mm socket to remove this drain and fill plug handy to have a 2nd car in case you need a tool or something mid job. Just have it extracted through the dipstick, and replace that amount. To add to this thread.
I followed this guide from Revlimiter. Torque the fill plug down reinstall your under tray and you are done. I have a question regarding the 6 speed manual transmission of the car. Without getting into an oil debate, this is my preferred lube. Once they confirm it they have to fix it. The normal stickiness I get when coasting along in 1st gear low end torque or whatever it was is completely gone. By the time I was done with my cigarette, it was ready for the new oil.
As per your article, its jot required for skyactive. Our Mazda was built in Japan and I am wondering if it would make any difference? How are you supposed to fill it only when the car is level without a lift? Even at stock height, there is no way I could access the fill plug unless the car was on jack stands. I place the stands on the factory jack points at the back of the pinch welds and under the front control arms. Without getting into an oil debate, this is my preferred lube. And, perhaps most important, a fluid pump.
I did have a conversation with a mazda technician from a place I buy parts at online though. Mazda 3 Manual Transmission Fluid Change Interval mazda 6 automatic transmission fluid change interval 2004 mazda 6 how to change. Make sure to leave the fill plug off. I plan I swapping with this or the fomoco juice soon but I have a question. I hope you put the dimple magnetic plug on the right side, it goes on the drain plug side, not the fill plug side. I didn't take too many pictures along the way but I do have. Do everything like that, fill up the trans, it will slightly overfill because of the angle the car is on, and then take your jack around to the rear center jack point and lift it up until level, let the fluid dribble out and you'll have the perfect fill.
When the tranny was full I could see and hear it dripping onto the drain pan. To make it easier to pour the fluid, I used a second funnel to feed the tubed funnel. Thanks, Larry If you plan on trying to get all the miles you possibly can out of your car and then it goes to the junk yard change the transmission fluid every 50-60K miles. I just bought mine about a month ago in august 2010. I ve had a couple bad experiences where we had car trans serviced and shortly after the trans went bad. My fluid was definitely not clear. Prices include all costs to be paid by consumer, except for licensing costs, registration fees, and taxes.
See if you can get the dealership to confirm that it feels abnormal if you fairly sure it is. You currently have 0 posts. I checked around and saw a discussion about shift shock. I bought a 2015 Mazda3 with 42K miles on it. It would probably be possible to fill the transmission with a long run of hose and a funnel from the top side, but I like my little fluid pump. Manual transaxle oil capacity approx.
This website intended solely to provide general guidance on matters of interest for the personal use of the Reader of this Page, who accepts full responsibility for its use. The only time transmission fluid would need to be changed is when a major component or entire transmission needs to be replaced. After taking it for a ride I will say I don't notice much different. Just leave the fill plug in. Thanks for all the replies by the way. I noticed it drains at a good rate even with the fill plug in. If you just use 4 jack stands to keep it level, what points are you using to support the car because I can't imagine that it would be perfectly level when supported on stands.
I was already set on doing it before I talked to him though. Repeat the process every 50-60K miles. Same thing happens when shifting from 2nd to 3rd. Even at stock height, there is no way I could access the fill plug unless the car was on jack stands. I just pump until fluid starts to come out of the fill hole. You need something like 3.