The new style drain plug gasket is the same one as the oil drain plug and when torqued properly will show a gap between the plug and pan. The dealer said it would void my warranty. ImStricken is right, you should check transmission properly. Post-2008 Nissan's may require drainage from cooler hose or may need a charging pipe set to complete this job. Actually, this is a fair comment.
The new oil is green and you can see through it. I saw it and it looked more clearish brown color to me. This advertisement has no affiliation with Nissan North America, nor their authorized dealers. Place a collection pan underneath the transmission drain plug. Here is picture of the new fluid compared to the oil fluid.
The following are step 2 and 3 of the instruction. The web pages contained on this internet website are provided for informational purposes only, and do not suggest nor constitute any legal advice, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of The Law Offices of William R. I then measured how much oil came out and I got 4 quarts and 23 ounces. In my case they changed the oil first and the sound didnt go and then they changed the whole assembly. Install the charging pipe shut-off coupler into the overflow plug hole. Additionally, on 2012 and later models, the fluid change procedure requires 30-50% more fluid than what is listed here to fill see section 25 in manual.
Do you have to jack your car up to drain the oil?? Remove the overflow plug from the converter housing. Since I know exactly how much fluid I put in, the next time I change the oil should be faster than an oil change. The goal is to ensure the fuel efficiency improves at least 10%. I did notice that my car is much quieter and I dont hear a gurgling noise anymore. Park the vehicle on a level surface and set the parking brake.
I am thinking those notches in the dipstick should correspond to levels for room temperature check, maybe??? I didn't have a pan gasket on hand, it was Sunday and I wasn't sure if I could reuse the old one. I can only imagine how much better it will feel if I could have gotten more fluid out. It would be impossible for the dealer to prove you performed incorrect maintanance if all they could look at is the color of the fluid. I usually don't reply and thank you but take advantage of many of your posts. This is not a class-action. If you need guidance, or step by step instructions, check out our , or get the , or our.
With the dip stick pulled out. McGee or any of it's attorneys. This would most likely entail a hassle on your part and most likely the rental of a vehicle in the meantime. The car seems a little more eager to downshift on freeway on ramps. Dave: Thanks for the detailed write-up. You can have a lemon law case whether the repair visits have solved the problems or not. I have heard people say to wait until 100,000 and then change it, so who knows.
Once again there is so much mixed information and Nissan tells you as little as possible when you go to them. Any Nissan Mechanics out there able to shine some light on this? I have a top side oil change vacuum thingy, I will suck some from dipstick to reduce to the proper level, I will change the fluid this winter when the weather is much better. I have heard people say to wait until 100,000 and then change it, so who knows. Pull back out and check the level remember where it is so you can refill back to same location, should be at the second notch. I agree that this place is unusually nice: Both the moderators and contributors.
I did that and car smoked for several days. Since I live in the north east I never got the transmission into fail safe. Has anyone had a similar experience Hey there! Install the charging pipe set into the overflow plug hole 8. Be careful not to drip oil onto exhaust. I though my fluid was clean also, the first picture in this write-up of the dip stick was taken with the original fluid before the oil change. As I live in south Florida with nights at low 80s and days in upper 90s, my transmission whines whenever I drive 75 or above. Screw the drain plug back on.
I couldn't find an open path inside the drain hole to rout the siphon hose down and into the pan. Close the shut-off valve and remove the charging pipe from the oil pan. Because frequent maintenance enhances the efficiency, performance and resale value of your car, we encourage you to follow our schedule. McGee is licensed to practice law in the State of California. Cory my manual says to change it at 60,000 miles, I have 40,000 on mine now so I figure I might just do a drain and refill a little early instead of waiting until 60,000 and paying the extra expense at the dealer to do a complete flush, although you are probably right, do to the fact it probably doesn't really need it. Tighten the drain plug, and then remove the overflow plug.