Question about 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

2002 Chevy Malibu Transmission Filter Change...

Thanks to you I know now how to fill the transmission up again. How hard is it to change the transmission filter?

Posted by on

  • infintysquar Sep 11, 2008

    Thank you very much for the quick response. I will do the change this weekend!!!!

  • Anonymous Mar 29, 2014

    And how much fluid

×

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Vice President:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 100 times.

  • Expert
  • 142 Answers

Not very hard by all means if you have a few basic hand tools, a torque wrench and ramps or a jack and stand to lift the car up...

About 95% of automotive automatic transmissions do not have a drain plug, so you have to remove the transmission pan to drain the fluid, and the filter is up under the pan anyway. Remove all the pan bolts, drop the pan, make sure you have a container ready for the oil under it... If you buy the filter/pan gasket kit and you look at the filter it should be a pinch to spot. 2002 Chevy Malibu Transmission Filter Change... - 649425d.jpg This is what your particular filter looks like (from the top)

Replace the filter, clean the pan/transmission mating surface with emery cloth, scuff pad, or whatever needs to be used to get the metal clean again (without removing too much material eg. a grinder would definitely cause a leak).

Reinstall the pan with the new gasket (do not use silicone or any type of fluid "gasket maker" Automatic transmissions have a lot of tiny oil passages which can easily be blocked by these products and cause severe transmission damage)

Torque the bolts to the manufacturer's spec (you don't really need a torque pattern, just start from the middle of the pan and alternate from side to side (this is to make sure the pan seats square with the transmission body)) 90% of the time you could tighten them anyway you want and wouldn't have a leak but you want it done right the first time so don't take any chances (you should be able to get the torque value from the parts store where you get the filter/gasket kit). I'm not able to pull out an exact spec for you right now.

Fill the tranny up, then drive th

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

  • Denis Aube Sep 10, 2008

    Sorry about that... then drive the car for a short distance and recheck the level and refill if needed.

  • Denis Aube Sep 10, 2008

    And most important of all, keep an eye open for leaks...

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How do i change transmission filter in a ford taurus 2008


Inside the transmission. Book time is about 13 hours. Just drain and fill it.

May 14, 2016 | Ford Taurus Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How do i drain transmission fluid and replace trans-filter 1996 chevy suburban 4x4 454


Finding where to put transmission fluid can be a bit of a challenge on some cars. In fact there are some transmissions that you can't even add fluid to.But that's not the case on your vehicle.

First confirm the level of fluid before filling it.==========For exact transmission fluid replacing/filling procedure.Go through the list of help links below:-----its having complete step by step procedure.Click the link :----

-----------

HOW TO CHECK AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-check-automatic-transmission.html

------------

HOW TO CHANGE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID AND FILTER

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/07/how-to-change-automatic-transmission.html


HOW TO REPLACE A TRANSMISSION MOUNT

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/08/how-to-replace-transmission-mount.html
------------------

How do you change transmission fluid on Pontiac?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/03/how-do-you-change-transmission-fluid-on.html

-------------

Filling Transmission fluid on 2001 Volvo c70?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/filling-transmission-fluid-on-2001.html

----------------

2002 Isuzu trooper Transmission fluid fill up?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/2002-izusu-trooper-transmission-fluid.html

-----------------

AUDI V8 TRANSMISSION FLUID

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/07/audi-v8-transmission-fluid.html

Where to fill Transmission Fluid on 2001 ford focus

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/10/where-to-fill-transmission-fluid-on.html

--------------


Transmission fluid gets into radiator?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/transmission-fluid-gets-into-radiator.html

---------------


How to check Transmission fluid on 1996 Chevrolet Camaro?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/how-to-check-transmission-fluid-on-1996.html

-------------

Transmission fault light on car dash?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/transmission-fault-light-on-car-dash.html

-----------------

Filled T-IV fluid instead of WS transmission fluid?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/01/filled-t-iv-fluid-instead-of-ws.html

----------


How to Add transmission fluid on 2002 Isuzu AXIOM?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-add-transmission-fluid-on-2002.html

---------------


2003 Toyota Prado Diesel Engine: Transmission Fluid Refill?

http://whatisbyme.blogspot.in/2012/05/2003-toyota-prado-diesel-engine.html




-------------These details will help.Thanks.

Nov 27, 2012 | 1996 Chevrolet Suburban

1 Answer

Want to replace transmission filters on 2007 chevy uplander


My 07 uplander jerk hard into gear when I take off from a dead stop is it because my transmission is over filled

Jul 23, 2012 | 2007 Chevrolet Uplander LS Minivan

1 Answer

I WANT TO CHANGE MY TRANSMISSION FILTER ON MY 2003 CHEVY MALIBU. hOW MUCH FLUID WILL i NEED ?


  • When you change a transmission filter the general rule is you loos roughly 1/4 - 1/3 of your total transmission fluid capacity.
  • I would buy 3 quarts and dump two in the transmission after the filter/gasket change. Put your foot on the brake and go through the gears to fill the pockets in the transmission up. Then put then check the fluid and add some more as necessary. Should be around 2 1/2 quarts total you will loose in the filter change.

  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.

Regards, Tony

Jul 22, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

I have a gmc Yukon Denali xl and needed to know how many quarts of ATF transmission oil do I need to flush my trans


if the transmission fluid is brown or it hasn't been changed then I would flush it
spacer.gif
Here is what I have listed, more than likely you have the 4L60E which is 5qts.
CAPACITIES
Engine, with filter..........6.0 quarts[1]
Cooling System, Initial Fill..........17.0 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Cooling System, W/ Rear Heat Initial Fill..........19.0 quarts
AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
Automatic Transmission, 4L80E Initial Fill..........7.7 quarts[2]
Automatic Transmission, 4L85E Initial Fill..........7.7 quarts[2]
Automatic Transmission, 4L60E Initial Fill..........5.0 quarts[2]
Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
4 speed 4L60E..........11.0 quarts
4 speed 4L80E..........14.0 quarts

Dexron VI is the way to go. As for a filter the choice is yours..Hope this helps Tim

May 22, 2011 | 2005 GMC Yukon Denali

2 Answers

When do change transmission oil and filter on 2005 chevy malibu


Every 30,000 miles on ALL Vehicles

Power Steering also

Feb 15, 2011 | 2005 Chevrolet Malibu

1 Answer

I'm about to change the transmission on my 1996 chevrolet z71. I'm knowledgeable in mechanic but could use some advice since it's my first time doing a transmission. thanks


it not hard drop pan cclean pan change filter there a seal up in the case of trans dont change leave it it ok just change filter fill up ck fliud good

Jan 03, 2011 | 1999 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2 Answers

How many qt. of fluid does 98 gmc transmission hold? not sure engine size..


when changing the filter? maybe 4, at overhaul maybe 10-11?

May 14, 2010 | 1998 GMC Jimmy

1 Answer

2002 chevy malibu transmission soleniod


It doesn't sound like a solenoid, check the universals and if it's not those, it is more than likely a linkage problem,

Please rate this answer. Thank you.

Apr 05, 2010 | 2002 Chevrolet Malibu

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Chevrolet Malibu Logo

2,571 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

71162 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22059 Answers

Jeff Turcotte
Jeff Turcotte

Level 3 Expert

6992 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...