Remove the transmission oil pan screws.
- Remove the transmission oil pan and the transmission oil pan gasket.
Remove the transmission oil filter assembly.
The filter may help in diagnosis. Cut away the top portion of the plastic filter housing and remove. Inspect the filter for the presence of the following items which may indicate wear or corrosion:
Remove the oil filter seal.
- Lubricate the filter seal with transmission fluid.
Use a socket the same size diameter as the filter seal and install the seal.
- Install the transmission oil filter assembly.