Check transmission fluid i need to know where i check. A quick sniff test revealed it to be automatic transmission fluid and an inspection of the vue showed a leak at the transmission pan gasket. On average, a new transmission will cost an estimated 670 dollars. These are vehicles with transmissions that were not.
I bought most of the service manuals for it, but i skipped the service manual for the automatic transmission, didnt. I cannot check the fluid levels on this model since there is no dip stick. I have been so frusturated by the treament i have gotten from the saturn folks regarding my saturn vue and the transmission. Automatic transmission fluid is used for both manual and automatic transmissions. Saturn vue transmission bearing 1 saturn vue transmission control solenoid 9 saturn vue transmission cooler line assembly 2 saturn vue transmission filter at 12 saturn vue transmission fluid pan at 3 saturn vue transmission mount 14 saturn vue transmission oil cooler 10 saturn vue transmission oil cooler hose 5. Transmission fluid level check saturn l300 20002005 2005. According to the mechanic you can only check the fluid by changing it. Saturn fluid 21018899 for gm getrag manual trans bob is the. Saturn used the continuously variable transmission cvt in the ion quad coupe and in the vue during the mid2000s. How do i check the transmission fluid on a 2007 saturn vue 2. Since no fluid came out, i reinstalled the check plug so i could go back up top to add fluid. Dealer was at witts end trying to find the problem, finally called gm and they told him to install the saturn fluid in our 2001 grand am. Drive the mirage for a few minutes, then place the vehicle in park.
The fluid level in a manual transmission must be checked with the vehicle on a. I bought my l200 new and this is one of the new transmissions saturn was using. There is no other dipstick to pull other than the oil level indicator. I popped the hood and spent 45 minutes searching for the transmission fluid indicator and could not find it. The part about not changing the fluid because it will cause the trans to fail is an old wives tale repeated even by mechanics. This is how you check and add fluid to a 2001 2001 saturn sc sl sw or on a. The engine in your 2008 saturn vue should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. To see how frequently saturn vue problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. The production of the saturn vue started in 2001 for the 2002 model year. How do i check the transmission fluid on a 2007 saturn vue. Feb 18, 2010 how do i check the transmission fluid on a 2007 saturn vue 2. However, the cvt transmission is notoriously expensive to repair.
Separate air tube from the hose and push the tube back towards the transaxle. The dealer where i bought the vue new told me that they had been recommending a partial trans fluid flush. Keep this manual in the vehicle so it will be there if it is needed. To check your automatic transmission fluid, look for a dipstick handle sticking out. Refer to transmission fluid vent cap removal notice in cautions and notices.
Synchromesh mtf 200112 ford escape 200512 ford escape hybrid 200106, 200811 mazda tribute. Royal purple, redline or amsoil manual trans fkuidis the best1. A transmission pan drop and clean, filter replacement, and fluid flush followed by a. Find castrol, 15b1a0 manual trans fluid 32025038 at discount prices in our extensive saab auto parts catalog. Mar 07, 2017 how to change automatic transmission fluid atf mj7 mj8 saturn vue 20022007 duration. I tried looking it up online, and could not find it. Wheres the manual transmission fluid fill check yup, tire off and you look straight over the rotor to the trans and theres a plug bolt that needs a hex socket to get it out.
The engine in your 2003 saturn vue should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Dealer told me it uses dextron iii trans fluid not gear oil or motor oil like in some smaller cars. Transmission fluid level check saturn vue 20082010 2008. Order at fluid vehicle specific for your 2006 saturn vue and pick it up in storemake your purchase, find a store near you, and get directions. Since the actual fluid level is unknown, stand clear when removing the fill plug. Pontiac vibe and wave, chevy aveo, epica, and equinox, saturn ion with cvt or af23 transmission, saturn vue with cvt, af33 or 5at transmissions, or 19912002 saturn s. When adding fluids to the car it is important to add the right type of fluids. The fluid lubricates the gears, making shifting gears seamless, and works to lubricate other components as well. Check your owners manual to confirm fluid specification recommended. This manual includes the latest information at the time it was printed. See how to correctly check the transmission fluid level in a 2005 saturn l300 3. What type of transmission fluid does a saturn sc2 2002 use. A lot of the mechanicals are very similar to a corolla. My question is will draining and refilling the fluid help this.
The car has just crossed the 100,000 mile mark and the worn gasket decided to accelerate my plans for a transmission fluid change. The engine should be running when you check the transmission fluid dipstick on a 2005 saturn. Add saturn dexcvt additive pn 22697447 to the transmission using the provided applicator. How to change automatic transmission fluid atf mj7 mj8 saturn vue 20022007 duration. The cost of a new transmission for a 2001 saturn will depend on the store or transmission shop. The transmission fluid filler is the only thing i couldnt find. Jul 08, 2014 where is transmission fluid cap to check level on a 2009 saturn vue. Manual transmission parts for saturn vue for sale ebay. The engine must be running when the transmission fluid fill plug is removed, or excessive fluid loss will occur. Saturn lseries questions how do i check transmission fluid in my. When you notice red flags like these, dont delay visit your neighborhood autozone for the parts you need to perform a vue automatic transmission repair. Here you go be sure that transmission fluid temperature is at least 104 f 40 c. You can not check the transmission fluid on the 2002 l200 or l300, due to this transmission is a sealed transmission.
Can a motor from a 1999 saturn s series automatic car work if put into a 2001 saturn sc2 with a manual transmission and actually run and be able to drive it. How do i check transmission fluid in an 03 saturn vue. Engineered for and meets the requirements of honda automatic transmission with dw1 and z1 specifications. My aunt recently got an allwheeldrive saturn vue with the 3. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your sl and how to check the transmission fluid level. Dexton iii automatic transmission fluid yes you put atf in the manual tranny. Saturn vue questions i have a 2003 saturn vue 5 speed. A malfunctioning automatic transmission leaks fluid, lags when accelerating from stops and slips in and out of gear while driving. I went through the owners manual and it said the transmission dipstick is a black loop in the rear part of the engine compartment. Our 2009 saturn vue hybrid uses the me7 version of general. Saturn sseries manual transaxle fluid replacement disclaimer. There is no dipstick on this trans, you need to check the fluid level from below by getting the trans up to temp by driving it about 2 miles, lift the trck and start the engine with the trans. How to change transmission fluid in vue with manual transmission, continued second, this diagram is similar and also has the fill plug and drain plug highlighted. I just changed the fluid in my 02 grand am 5 speed.
Yup, tire off and you look straight over the rotor to the trans and theres a plug bolt that needs a hex socket to get it out. Saturn vue transmission control solenoid 9 saturn vue transmission cooler line assembly 2 saturn vue transmission filter at 12 saturn vue transmission fluid pan at 3 saturn vue transmission mount 14 saturn vue transmission oil cooler 10 saturn vue transmission oil cooler hose 5 saturn vue transmission pan gasket at 7. Saturn sl series automatic transmission fluid advance auto. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded terminals. If your car has a stick shift with a hydraulic clutch, it also has a clutch fluid tank that needs to be filled on occasion to keep the clutch system working smoothly. Everything else, im familiar with for the most part. Are you saying this is a more accurate way of checking the trans fluid. How to check the transmission fluid on a saturn youtube. Advance auto parts has 6 different automatic transmission fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or instore pick up.
Saturn sl series automatic transmission fluid advance. Three weeks before the transmission went out i put brand new tires, brakes, wheel bearings, and someother minor things. The factory fill atf caused all kinds of problems with ginding noises in first and second gear when coasting. And here is a picture of the area with annotations for the fill plug and drain plug.
That is why i assumed that it had the internal filter. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your vue and how to check the transmission fluid level. Check the transmission fluid in your mirage any time you check your regular motor oil. Transmission fluid level check saturn sl 19912002 2000. Manual transmission vehicles either use a cable to connect the clutch to the transmission or a hydraulic system with a fluid reservoir. Transmission fluid level check saturn vue 20082010. I have a l200 2001 and the seller i bought it from changed the car from manual to auto and i cannot find the place to put in trans fluid i replaced the axle. This model was the first to be constructed on the theta platform by general motors which was introduced to the public in 2002. Automatic transmission fluid is essential to the efficiency and longevity of the transmission system within your vehicle. Jun 18, 2009 your saturn vue has a honda drivetrain.
How much is a new transmission for a 2001 saturn answers. Transmission fluid level check saturn vue 20022007. How to check tranny fluid in a 03 saturn vue 4 fixya. These transmissions are specifically designed to improve gas mileage by keeping the speed of the engine relatively low. P1810 transmission fluid pressure valve position switch circuit. I am a mechanic, i am trying to drain and replace transmission fluid on a 2008 saturn vue xe 6 speed with a 3. Wheres the manual transmission fluid fillcheck saturnfans. Canadian owners a french language copy of this manual can be obtained. My manual says it never needs changing if you dont ever overvheat it, or run it slow. Saturn vue transmission problems page 2 car forums at.
In the engine compartment, remove clamp from air hose behind cooling fan. If you read the labels carefully on some of the aftermarket fluids you will find that they are the equivalent of the honda fluid. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. If the vehicle is sold, leave this manual in the vehicle. Replace manual transmission fluid 2001 saturn l200 fixya. Its important to check the transmission fluid at operating temperature. My transmission has been acting very odd lately and i wanted to check the level of the transmission fluid. The reason for checking manual says not to unless leakingthere is a stain and little gunky dirty accumulation at the trans case halves. Locate the automatic transmission fluid container and corresponding. Transmission fluid change maintenancerepairs car talk.
If the transmission fluid level is too high, fluid will leak out of the plug. I searched and searched there one day and couldnt find it. A 2002 saturn sc2 uses dexroniiimercon transmission fluid. Castrol 32025038, 15b1a0 manual trans fluid saab 06822. Saturn fluid 21018899 for gm getrag manual trans bob is. We reserve the right to make changes after that time without further notice. Autohausaz offers a large selection of castrol parts online.
Now, you must get underneath the car and open the level check plug. Been having a whining sound getting louder and have isolated the sound to the driver side by the trans. Transmission dipstick location in a 2006 saturn vue it. The engine in your 2000 saturn sl should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. It was created as a compact fivedoor suv utilizing a frontwheel drive or allwheel drive layout.
Mar 29, 2017 a quick sniff test revealed it to be automatic transmission fluid and an inspection of the vue showed a leak at the transmission pan gasket. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your vue and how to. How to change transmission fluid in vue with manual transmission. What type of transmission fluid for saturn answers. Saturn lseries questions how do i check transmission. How do you check the transmission fluid in a 2000 saturn l. Check transmission fluid i need to know where i check and. When it comes to your saturn sl series, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. Jul 04, 2016 most of the saturn design was a result of the umi project with toyota.1206 1247 1513 1327 554 440 1425 534 775 1179 1044 832 1394 911 205 571 127 1310 1499 179 193 417 125 500 944 1137 1406 24 926 593 1440 1575 1128 1544 1416 347 685 491 1349 190 850 240 874 1277 1394 1471