I would assume that both of these are far superior to the Nissan stuff. Don't over torque the bolts or you could crack the pan or strip a bolt. Make sure you get the transmission fluid kit from a hayudai dealer first. The refill capasity is exactly 3 liters. As shown, the only specification for which this fluid is actually licensed is Ford's V License M5120802. On a 95 accent I drained the fluid from the pan on the driver side by opening the nut on the left side sitting in driver seat. Just curious, I did the radiator bypass, lost a little bit of fluid.
This fluid was developed to modify the vehicle shifting characteristics and to provide considerable improvement in the oxidation resistance and anti-wear performance. A specification, not a branded product. Non-licensed fluid is typically less expensive, these fluids are not regulated or endorsed by the vehicle manufacturer for use in their transmissions. Traditional transmission fluids are not suitable for use in this application. Without those vents, pressure could build resulting in seal and gasket leaks. These are vehicles with transmissions that were not manufactured by General Motors.
A sealed transmission will typically have longer transmission fluid life than a non-sealed transmission. After that I dropped the pan by unscrewing all the nuts on the pan. Automatic transmission fluids have specific viscosities, friction coefficients, and additives. It can be replaced by Mercon or Mercon V specification. I suspect its good for tens of thousands of miles. I went with Amsoil in my Maxima.
Now put a little bit off tranny fluid on both sides of the gasket before putting it on the transmission. Vehicle manufacturer approved and licensed fluids must have the license number printed on the product information label of the container or on the container housing. It was introduced with the 2006 models. Tony Tony407 wrote:I can't imagine why Mobil1 wouldn't be more than sufficient. The advent of Type H as factory fill necessitated the development of a service fluid specification to match the performance expected from Type H. The book asks for Nissanmatic, I went to Napa and they told me Dexron would work. If it is necessary to add or replace fluid, use only fluids which meet Ford Specification M2C33F.
Does anyone else here use it or ever hear of problems not using Genuine Nissan Matic J? This is clearly mentioned in the Users Manual in bold text and in numerous places in the Service Manual in equally bold text. Indeed, the transmission fluid has to be Nissan Matic J for the warranty to remain in effect , but the transfer fluid can be Nissan Matic D or equivalent. So, a little background information may be helpful. This resulted in the release of the specification in 1987. I hear you guys, I had to get it done over the weekend and dealership was closed.
It is typically colored red or green to distinguish it from motor oil and other fluids in the vehicle. Color of this fluid is blue. This transmission fluid was only available at Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and Cadillac dealerships. Jack your car up put it on jackstands then locate your transmission pan, figure out what sockets you will need, first drain all the fluid out of the transmission, next drop the pan by taking out all of the bolts, pull you filter out while you are still under the car. There is a drain plug on the pan, and a refill plug on the opposite side of the pan.
As shown in the photos, the fluid is only recommended by Castrol , not Toyota , for most Toyota vehicles prior to 2004. Did you do the radiator bypass? Then check the fluid and add slowly what is needed to fill the tranny up. You can get small inexpensive hand operated pumps for this job at an auto parts store. The service manual definitely says to use transmission fluid, not gear oil. In 1988, Toyota began releasing their own automatic transmission fluid specifications, see for more information. No service fluids were developed and for a short time, fluids approved by General Motors were considered acceptable.
I am changing the transaxle fluid in my 06 M35X and live over a hundred miles from the nearest Nissan dealer and 360 miles from the nearest Infiniti dealer. Pull the pan out into an open sp … ot and clean the pan out with gas but first check the bottom of the pan for metal shavings. ExterraMescio: Thanks for the advice, I might end up going that route, but I wonder what my 3 different fluid combination would do. Refer to the Martin Lubricants product label or Product Data Sheet for approved applications. I removed the filter and repl … aced it. They are not all the same. Even product data sheets can provide questionable information.
Many modern transmissions do not have a dipstick, they have sealed transmission fluid level check plugs instead. Clean off all the excess gasket off the pan and creating a clean surface to put the new one on. Always consult the vehicle maintenance guide for the proper service interval for the fluid in your transmission and your driving conditions. Slowly tighten each one but do it in a diagonal pattern to insure tightness throughout the whole pan. This has to be performed while the car is in the air as the plug is not serviceable from the top of the engine bay. Archived from on 19 April 2012.
Add recommended amount and let car idle in neutral for about 10 minutes to check for leaks and allow fluid to get into the new filter. The shifter must be in neutral the get the proper reading. It is not compatible with Dexron or Mercon fluids. Oil pan of an automatic transmission with sedimented wear The use of a lint-free white rag to wipe the dipstick on automatic transmissions is advised so that the color of the fluid can be checked. So nothing else for the transaxle, no Mobil 1 or red line Just Nissanmatic. Before I do this I want to know for sure.