Start your Nissan Titan and allow it to run for a few minutes. Drain the fluid, and refill in the top plug on the side of the trans until it pours back out. Proper maintenance will ensure your Nissan drives optimally for many years to come. I have same problem with my truck its a 95 with 134k and a slight 4th gear synchro grind. Just as with motor oil, and oil change is cheap insurance. But I hear good stuff about their other fluids.
Remove the overflow plug from the converter housing. The filler plug as stated was removed with a 17mm wrench. The fluid should be changed while hot or at very least warm It's not very safe or fun but it is the best way to get all of the grit out. I ran royal purple 10w30 in my old supra for less than 1000 miles. Anyone else used this with good luck. I have one last question about the transmission fluid.
Even worse most people only talk about the importance of flushing an automatic transmission. We want to mod our cars so they can run better then the factory specs and if we have can change tranny fluid to get better performance then let it be. Should I flush the brake system? Replace the dipstick when you're done filling, and push it all the way down onto the dipstick tube to lock it back in place. I tried a siphon tupe but that just ended up being fubar. We can see the transaxle The drain plug closeup now take your ratchet with the 10mm Hex bit socket.
I've owned many manual cars, never had to do anything like that. Lift the hood and prop it open. I'm also going to replace the plugs and all 4 brakes. Can also be used in the diffs no matter the weight. The guy even said that 3 quarts is enough for a full flush! It will be difficult to fill the trans sqeezing the bottle. Is there a place that sells a hand pump that screws onto the bottle? The dipstick is a T-shaped handle located just to left of the battery. You'll need a bottle pump to pump the liquid up to the hole from bellow.
The goal is to ensure the fuel efficiency improves at least 10%. In the first image we see the bottom of the transmission looking up. . This part can be a little tricky, but you must wiggle the screwdriver around in the hole while pulling straight up on the cap with your other hand. What would be the reason to change the tranny oil? Replace the dipstick and close the hood. So, I refuse to use their motor oil ever again, I have read similar stories online. Pull the dipstick out of the tube.
It looks like a small plastic cylinder with a little square hole on the side. Thoroughly clean off the area of the suspected leak. Let me find the Penzoil fluid online, will also look for the Lucas oil stabilizer. As I recall, the problem went away as soon as I changed the fluid. I didnt the first time I serviced mine ,and it had light seepage.
Screw back the filler plug and voila! Wait until you get to around 4500 miles or when you are sure that the production of break-in wear metals is finished. Having said that changing gearbox oil is a great idea. I ordered mine at the dealer last year it was a Renault gear oil. I wasn't able to find one at the parts store -- suggestions there? If you have a plug that wont come out wire brush all around the plug before you use the penetrating oil or torch helps the oil wick in the threads and reduces the risk of setting the trans on fire. This is the cheapest I have seen. Check the dipstick each time you pour fluid. It would have to be local because I'm doing this tomorrow Pep boys, Advanced, autozone.
If this happens to you, you don't want to this to happen with an empty transmission. I know where and how. Pour the transmission fluid in the funnel at half-quart intervals. We believe in taking care of you and your vehicle. But I hear good stuff about their other fluids.