The previous owner said that he had replaced the transmission fluid, but it would have been quite a while ago now. Not a serious problem, but the car's got 15,000 on it! Be careful not to over tighten the plug. Today we are on a road trip and when we accelerate to get on highway or pass the tranny slips and redlines before it catches. Of course if the service department at a dealer does it thats of course covered. Back when I got my first Miata I tried swapping in a synthetic fluid.
I have an 06 V6 3L with 80k and when I give it a little more gas to accelerate it seems like it slips into neutral. Leaking transfer case had to be resealed, parts replaced. Take new filter and add a little oil into the filter to help reduce a dry start. If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact. If that helps but if it doesnt the tranny is going bad. Now get your new filter and rub some old oil onthe seal, this helps you get it off next time. So I might as well go with the mazda dealer in this case.
Also happens when putting foot down at high speeds car hesitates and chuggles. The dealership repaired the transmission under warranty and gave us a loaner while they had it in the shop. Ive contacted a few auto places and they estimate it costing around 5000 for parts and labor. I decided to get a 24mm socket and check to see what the oil looked like and go ahead and in the process put in the Motorcraft oil you guys recommended to see if that will help. If the transmission fluid level in your 6 is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube.
Warm oil drains faster than cold oil. They're on the Driver's side of the transmission tucked in close to the exhaust pipe! If so replace as needed. When you check the oil level on the dipstick, take it out once, wipe it off, put it back in all the way, pull it out and that should be your reading. Thye last thing they care about is their customers. Oil will spill from the filterjust to warn ya. They also replaced the master and slave cylinder, no charge. When replacing filter additional oil may be needed.
We recommend intervals of 20,000 miles between each fluid swap. You went to a lot more trouble than I plan on but probably got most of the fluid short of a full-on dealer flush. Otherwise tranny is shifting great. When you're done, you'll have this: And now you can get to the transmission drain and fill bolts. If you take one of the bolts from the engine cover and can fit it in the hex, that's the one. Ford does not use Mercon V for this transmission either.
I have an engine light on but that is because I have a faulty gas cap. I bought the filter kit and 10 qt of oil already. Start the car and make sure your oil level gauge is in the middle. Also do would you have to drop the entire transmission to mount this thing I cant find instructions and havent really had time to get my - transmission - transmission Hole - Dowel - Missing Dowel Now for you to formulate you own conclusion. .
I really think this is a project that I'd rather do myself. This fluid can not mix with Mercon or Dexron fluids. The first time you change your own oil it could take you an hour or more. The oil is best warm if you want it all to come out. I inspected the underside, I removed some remaining cat hairs hanging from the suspension. Ill try again the biggest cause of transmission problems is not changing the fluid j Im just trying to help ask the dealer techs that replace transmissions. Took back to shop, and they did not replace the clutch, when they replaced the transmission.
Write down your miliage and the date. So many hard shifting problems mazda never acknowledged their fault Solution is avoid mazda in future. The car tends to drive fine until I reach 40kmh. Est on repair is 2500 and up. If they just say to bring it in, voice your concern one more time, and then do whatever they ask of you. If you tell me what kind of vehicle it is it would make it easier.
At 45000 miles it needs a new transmission. Here is my story im sorry its long and maybe you can help me as I am stuck. I took my car in to a mazda Dealer Service Center regularly for service and most oil changes. All came off easily, the 3-4 behind the frame required me to take off a plastic shield that is in the wheel well, between the wheel and the transmission. Today We Demonstrate How to Change the Manual Transmission Fluid in our Mazdaspeed3! Had to be towed twice to garage then to dealer. I couldn't get what everyone was talking about so I figured a good name brand should be fine. Does anyone know where I can find a deal or package with both the engine and transmission.
Put all 18 bolts back on with your 10mm socket. Engine oil plug already has an access panel too. Run the engine for a minute or two. I used Seafoam Transmission cleaner, and then had the fluid drained and refilled to resolve atrociously slow shifting. Do all the buying ahead of time, before you start to work.