Transaxle Oil Change

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Changing The Transaxle Oil

Time, Total Time, Cost, First-Time Cost Number of Persons Difficulty level Tools Special Tools Special Parts Service Manual Pages Service Interval Prerequisite www.nsxprime.com,

20min, 40min, 3qts of Oil (~$20) 1 3, messy level of 5 Torque wrench, 3/8" socket adapter or breaker bar, special funnel, oil pan, rags, 17mm socket, crush washers, Simple Green or citrus degreaser 1 each crush washer 94109-20000, 94109-14000, 3 quarts of Honda MTL (Manual Transmission Lubricant) 13-3 Every 30,000 miles or every 2 years Jack (20min)

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and 3 quarts of Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (available at Acura/Honda dealerships). a 1/2" to 3/8" socket adapter (if breaker bar and/or torque wrench are 1/2"). Ace# 21296 Funnel. a special funnel (see below). clear plastic hose. Ace# 8099632.Transaxle Oil Change http://www.htm 1.D. Socket Adaptor. Ace# 4027512 3 of 7 08/02/2013 13:58 .com/nsxgarage/transoil/index. oil pan capable of holding at least 3 quarts. two crush washers (see part numbers above). attach 3 feet of 1/2" I. a 17mm socket. a breaker bar.danoland. Prepare Tools: we'll need a torque wrench.

You may want to consider wearing protective gloves and long sleeved shirt. Jack up car and place securely on jack stands.htm replace short hose with longer hose. secure with nylon ties if needed. 3. Drive car around for 10 minutes to warm up transmission oil. which will be extremely hot. Try to remember these hot pipes and manifolds before contacting them with your head and face.com/nsxgarage/transoil/index. Please remove this plug before draining the oil so if by chance you can't get it loose. Please see Service Manual diagram above for location.Transaxle Oil Change http://www.danoland. Note: the transmission is very close to the exhaust pipes. your car won't be stuck with an 4 of 7 08/02/2013 13:58 . remove oil FILL plug using 17mm socket. 2. 4.

cool eh?). loosen and remove the drain plug.Transaxle Oil Change http://www.danoland. just the 3/8" adapter. Using a breaker bar and a 3/8" socket adapter (no socket.htm empty transmission! 5. 6. The hot oil will immediately drain out so make sure you are not in the "line of fire"! 5 of 7 08/02/2013 13:58 .com/nsxgarage/transoil/index. Position oil pan below and towards driver's side of oil drain plug.

Transaxle Oil Change http://www. Let it drain for as long as you want (long enough to crack open a pop and have a drink).danoland.htm 7.com/nsxgarage/transoil/index. 6 of 7 08/02/2013 13:58 .

clean the washers and the flanges of the plugs. Clean up! Instructions in Brief Drive car around to warm up transmission oil. Insert funnel between the airbox and strut bar in the engine compartment and snake the hose around and insert into the fill plug. Install the drain plug and torque to 29 lb-ft. Jack up car and place securely on jack stands. While the oil is draining.9 quarts of oil.Transaxle Oil Change http://www. Insert funnel between the airbox and strut bar in the engine compartment and snake the hose around and insert into the fill plug. 10.htm 8. With a rag. remove oil FILL plug using 17mm socket.danoland. Fill with 2. 3/8" bare socket The hot oil will immediately drain out so make sure you are not in the "line of fire"! Let it drain for as long as you want (long enough to crack open a pop and have a drink). this can be a little messy. The oil will start draining out at about 2. 12. remove the fill hose and screw in the fill plug. Install the new crush washers on the fill plug and drain plug. Loosen and remove the drain plug. install the new crush washers on the fill plug and drain plug. Torque to 33 lb-ft.7 quarts. Fill with 2.com/nsxgarage/transoil/index. Position oil pan below and towards driver's side of oil drain plug. Toss old crush washer in trash.9 quarts of oil. clean the washers and the flanges of the plugs. 11. With a rag. at this time. 9. Install the drain plug and torque to 29 lb-ft. Torque fill plug to 33 lb-ft 7 of 7 08/02/2013 13:58 .

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