When adding transmission fluid to your Civic, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. The dealer says to use only 10W30 motor oil. Neglecting to change the transmission fluid can lead to serious transmission problems. They are telling me now that it should have fixed the problem and I shouldn't be experiencing it anymore. Then replace the drain plug until it is hand tight.
Honda manual trans fluid and the haven't ground third or any other gear since. Question, wouldn't the extra oil -- if we put the bolt back in fast enough -- be good for that top gear. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Civic, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Sorry I put new Michelins on 3. Grinding occurs when the vehicle is at a stop and the clutch is shifted from neutral to first 1.
Retighten the fill hole and you are set. Its obvious that there is something wrong and would appreciate that you all investigate this further so that no other people have to go through what I am going through. This is an accident waiting to happen. The dealer refused to fix the problem again, claiming that it was not reproducible. At times when I am in first gear and I upshift to second, as soon as I let off of the clutch it will pop out into neutral and my rpms shoot up.
On the verge of falling apart. Step 4 — Re-install filler bolt Once you are finished filling the transmission fluid, remove the tube from the filler hole and allow the excess fluid to drain into the drain pan. I drained mine 3 times, like i said, and its still looks dirty. It has been doing this since the car got to about 5,000 miles. The amount of fluid that came out was about a cup.
The wear characteristics are like night and day. This happens more frequently when it is cold however it also dose it when warm, randomly. There is still a huge oil slick on the street when it last broke. Find out how to do just that here. To change the transmission fluid on a Honda Civic, you will need a good rug, a drip pan, 10 quarts of transmission fluid, a funnel and a ratchet wrench. I have had this problem fixed by the dealer once but the problem quickly came back.
Then replace the drain plug until it is hand tight. The car only has 5. Also the tires wear on inside and I was informed that the si was not included in the tsb because it has a different suspension. This transmission is a 3 piece case and does not have a pan to remove, the filter is internal and not servicable. Take your time removing this bolt because the fluid will generally spurt out quickly at first.
Ever since I purchased the car I have been having transmission problems with it. The archive is dedicated to storing threads for research purposes only, please place questions in their appropriate forum. K miles on it, and I always took very good care of it. Don't be one of them. Car is dead reliable after putting over 2.
I dont have drip pan, but I will invest in buying own, it will be needed for doing this and also oil changes, thank you for your video, well showed and simple. Then, remove the drain plug with the ratchet wrench. Car has been garaged since new and still looks new. Use our Car Buying Guide to research Honda Civic prices, specs, photos, videos, and more. In other words, I think you are expecting to see a message that will never be displayed.
Caveat Emptor, Amsoil may not be your best bet. The engine does not stall, but has little acceleration power while driving 5 mph. Replace the dip stick and close the fill hole to complete the transmission fluid change. Honda denies the problem but there are several petitions online about this issue. Not as hard as auto places tell me it is to do if I tried to do it myself.