Order one through Helm and spend a good amount of time looking through it. Actually the previous contributor is right. Like I said in the post, going through the trouble for the level check may not be worth it since it is 1. Another alternative is to take a few steps back and look. The bottom plug is the transmission drain and the top plug is used to check the oil level.
This is done by removing the plastic screws inside the fender and some bolts that are under the front lip of the car. There should also be a filler bolt above the drain bolt. Step 2: Remove the filler plug. Step 8: Route the tube to the filler hole, pump away! Step 2 — Access the fill plug Sounds a bit odd, right, why go for the fill plug first? Please do not post until I have posted 12 Posts!!!! We've driven at least 2000 miles since changing, and everything is fine. I've done several different types and with a manual, it all makes sense. A little excess fluid will leak out because the car takes 1.
On the other side of the bearing is the input shaft seal. These are the instruction in accordance with the Honda Service Manual. Retighten the fill hole and you are set. Add engine oil as necessary to achieve the appropriate level. This article applies to the Honda Accord.
The use of any generic or so-called all purpose fluid will cause hard shifts and may damage this transmission. Using a Ph balanced cleaner will remove the oil and be gentle on the rubber boots. The filler plug is a 17mm bolt on the left side of the transmission housing. Dispose of any old or excess transmission fluid at an approved recycling center. The clutch in your Honda.
I just pulled my car to the end of my garage where it drops down a little bit at the edge so its easier to get under while keeping the car on a flat surface. It didn't look all that notable from the outside, but from within, you could feel and see it. The drain plug seems like such a pain to reach! I'll talk about the snap ring latter. The dealer says to use only 10W30 motor oil. This is an easy job and important job to be done to your car to keep it in top shape.
Use the snap ring pliers you got from Sears to spread the snap ring shown in the photo above. The plugs are unique because you only need a half inch ratchet, they are square in shape. I wanted to detail this item specifically because it was not mentioned elsewhere. Arrow 1 points to the cover plate that you have to remove to get to the intermediate shaft snap ring. This picture shows the two bolts that you will be working with: 1.
If there were monsters inside the transmission, now is when they would jump out and get you! Pull the transmission dipstick out, wipe the tip of it with a towel and insert it completely back into the tube. Mobil One is much easier to find locally then Redline, and it is slightly cheaper. Slowly turn the bolt by hand untill broken free from the transmission. Messing with a Honda transmission Messing with a Honda Transmission February 7, 2004 To start off; I think that when a lot of us were young a long time ago in my case , we thought that there were monsters under the bed or in the closet. If you dont have a torque wrench, tighten the 17mm filler bolt with the 17mm wrench fairly tight but not so tight you are straining your whole body.
Find out how to do just that here. Make sure to torque the bolts to proper specs. There are marks on the drive end to show the level. From here on out, I will be doing the drain and fill process every time I change my oil. Screw in top plug and you're done. Go to a Honda deale … r and purchase the correct fluid.