Hyundai Coupes/Sedans 1994-1998 Repair Guide

Fluid Pan

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Some models have the drain plug located in the transmission case



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Fig. Fig. 2: The automatic transmission is filled through the dipstick tube. A funnel is a must to prevent spills

  1. Raise the front of the vehicle and support it safely.
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  3. Remove the drain plug from the bottom of the transaxle and allow the fluid to drain.
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  5. Position a large drain pan under the transaxle pan and have plenty of rags on hand.
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  7. Slightly loosen all the pan bolts. Tap one corner of the pan with a soft hammer to break the seal.
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  9. Once the pan is broken loose, support it, remove all the bolts, and then tilt it to one side to drain the remaining fluid.
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To Install:
  1. Clean all the gasket surfaces and the inside of the pan thoroughly. Then, raise the pan and gasket in position with bolt holes lined up.
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  3. Support the pan and replace the bolts, tightening them only very gently with your fingers.
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  5. Tighten the pan bolts diagonally in several stages to 7.5-8.5 ft. lbs. (10-12 Nm).
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  7. Install the drain plug and torque to 22-25 ft. lbs. (30-35 Nm).
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  9. Refill the transaxle carefully through the dipstick. Check the fluid level several times until it reaches the lower mark on the dipstick.
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  11. Start the engine and allow to idle for about two minutes so that the fluid has a chance to warm to normal operating temperature.
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  13. Check the fluid level and add fluid as necessary.
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PAN AND FILTER SERVICE



  1. Drain the transaxle fluid.
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  3. Remove the transaxle pan.
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  5. Remove the filter.
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  7. Check the filter for clogging and damage and replace as necessary.
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  9. Install a new filter as necessary.
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  11. Install the transaxle pan.
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  13. Refill the transaxle with fluid.
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