There are also bolts under the front lip of the car holding it in place. My car just hit 69,000 miles just a day ago. The dealer says to use only 10W30 motor oil I'm surprised a dealer would say that; even though it's a good answer. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Civic and how to check the transmission fluid level. The filler bolt is the one that's higher than the drain bolt.
Nothing has been done so far to correct the problem. But they found nothing wrong and the problem continued for a couple of weeks. Refill thru dipst … ick tube. Here is a list of manual and automatic transmission fluid types and capacities for a Honda Civic. Step 2 — Drain transmission fluid Remove the filling bolt using a 17mm wrench, turning the bolt counterclockwise.
Transmission fluid is what allows the. Using a fluid pump, fill the transmission with just under 2 quarts of Honda Manual Transmission Fluid. We are just lucky that traffic was light on the roads both times; otherwise it would have been more dangerous. A little excess fluid will leak out because the car takes 1. As for the 2001 Civic's transmission woes? Changing the fluids in a Civic is one of the more basic maintenance procedures because it's easy to do without damaging anything. This assumes it is a manual transmission.
Please help us to figure out what to do. Check your owners… theirs no such thing as transmission fluid for 5 speeds. This article applies to the Honda Accord, and Civic 1992-2000. Slide the end of the tube into the fill bolt hole and make sure it isn't too loose, so it won't come out while filling. This assu … mes it is a manual transmission. 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.
Dispose of any old or excess transmission fluid at an approved recycling center. Now it won't stay in 5th gear on its own it will if you hold the shifter in place. If the transmission fluid level in your Civic is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. I took my car to two mechanics and I was told that my transmission should be covered longer than 3 yrs and my transmission should be good up until at least 150,000. Drop the end of the tubing down to the fill hole.
All u do is unscrew that bolt on the side and if fluid starts to pour out then it's fine if not stick your finger in Of course the car … is off and feel how low it is. Then I tried to turn into mcdonalds and my car wouldn't move. One to drain the fluid and one Higher up to Check the fluid level. Are you looking for 2001 Honda Civic Manual Transmission Fluid Type ePub eBook to Download or read. Find out how to do just that here.
I am no longer covered under the 3 yr. Avoid that travesty by replacing the clutch and flywheel on your Honda. The car's transmission suddenly died completely on a major road in traffic. Once it starts to spill out a tiny bit, then you know your set and just put the bolt back. The clutch in your Honda. We can barely afford to stay on top of our budget now, much less to afford another transmission. So the service department did a courtesy inspection.
Click on this article, and find out how to fix the shaking in your clutch. It was the synchronizer in my transmission that was the cause of the problem. I recommend Mobil 1, same weight as you've got in the engine. This process should take about 30-45 min. Take your time removing this bolt because the fluid will generally spurt out quickly at first. It's relatively simple: First you locate your tranny drain and filler bolts your manual should indicate where they are and what they look like.
Be sure to replace the plug washer with a new one to avoid leaks. So, on November 14, 2003 I took my vehicle for my 5000-mile max service. Warranty because I am over the mileage. Using a fluid pump, fill the transmission with just under 2 quarts of Honda Manual Transmission Fluid. Reference the model year in the table to see what capacity and type is applicable for your car. I drive conservatively and perform regular maintenance. Drain by removing the drain bolt by the front passanger tire, measure what comes out- its normally 3.
Just a few minutes later, it happened again, and again, and again. Jack the car up make sure it's level or you won't get an accurate reading then take out the bolt on the back of the tranny and put your finger in it. Remove filler bolt with a 19mm socket. The filler bolt is the one that's higher than the drain bolt. I found out that the only way to fix the problem was to have the transmission rebuilt. Many people just use motor oil for manuals, but some oils have additives that are not suit … able. Clean the bolt while fluid is draining has a magnetic end which attracts metal particulates.