H3 2006

Manual Transmission

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Drain & Refill



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Clean away all dirt and debris from the transmission fluid drain plug area.
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  5. Position an appropriate container under the transmission.
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  7. Remove the transmission fluid drain plug and washer. Discard the washer.

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    Fig. Remove the transmission fluid drain plug and washer

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  9. Allow the transmission fluid to drain into the container.
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  11. Install the transmission fluid drain plug and NEW washer. Tighten the drain plug to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
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  13. Remove the container used to catch the used transmission fluid from under the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Clean away all dirt and debris from the transmission fluid fill plug area.
  2.  
  3. Remove the transmission fluid fill plug and washer. Discard the washer.

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    Fig. Remove the transmission fluid fill plug and washer

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  5. Fill the transmission to just below the bottom of the fill plug hole with the recommended fluid.

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    Fig. Fill the transmission to just below the bottom of the fill plug hole

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  7. Install the transmission fluid fill plug and NEW washer. Tighten the fill plug to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
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  9. Lower the vehicle.
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