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there is a drain plug on the bottom of the oil pan you remove to drain the oil its ether a 15mm or 14mm wrench while the oil pan is draining out unscrew the filter apply a thin coating of oil on the gasket of the new filter make sure the gasket from the old filter didn't stick to the engine install the drain plug and new filter add 4 quarts of new oil and run the car recheck for leaks and oil level that one holds 4 quarts or 4 and half not sure but 4 will be safe to start the engine
If you are asking about the automatic ... the drain plug is on the passenger side and can be reached without lifting the car. It seems like they put some sort of "loctite" type product on the threads as the plug was difficult to remove. You can't change all of the oil ... about 3 quarts can be replaced ... see the owner's manual for exact amount. You could do the drain & refill a couple of times if you want to do a more thorough oil replacement. You might start by not putting all of the oil back in and check the level as you don't want to overfill. One of the *long* neck funnels is useful for adding the new oil thru the dipstick opening. There is no filter that you can replace. Honda only recommends their autotrans fluid however I used the Redline synthetic ATF that meets their specifications.
don't understand about the water- but do know how to cure the sludge issue - drain oil completely- replug pan- add 1 and half gallons of K1 KEROSENE-enough that it shows full on dipstick-DO NOT START! - let sit for 24 hours - drain and put OLD oil back in -run for a couple minutes- this will ensure all kerosene out- then drain oil and change filter- did this on a 99 and got a **** lot of slime out of pan
Jack up pass side.Put cardboard, BIG piece under engine just in case. Using a pan to drain the oil in put under oil pan drain plug. Remove drain plug with socket wrench. Let drain 5 min. Check the gasket on the drain plug, if bad replace with new gasket .99 cents to replace gasket only on plug. Put plug back in DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN the plug. Slide drain pan with drained oil to the front to remove oil filter. Using a filter wrench remove oil filter. Let drain. When installing new filter put a little new engine oil on the rubber gasket on the filter with your finger. Screw filter back on tighten with filter wrench. Fill van with oil from front valve cover opening.
Fluid - A/T: Service and Repair Transmission Fluid and Oil Filter Changing REMOVAL PROCEDURE 1. Raise and suitably support the vehicle. Refer to Vehicle Lift Points. 2. Place drain pan under pan 3. Remove oil pan bolts from front and sides only. 4. Loosen the rear oil pan bolts approximately four turns. 5. Lightly tap the oil pan with a rubber mallet or pry to drain the fluid from main case. 6. Remove the oil pan bolts from rear oil pan and gasket. 7. Remove front oil pan bolts leaving one corner bolt in loosely. 8. Lightly tap oil pan with rubber mallet or pry to drain fluid. 9. Remove the following remaining components: ^ The front oil pan bolts ^ The oil pan ^ The gasket 10. Remove the oil filter bolts and filter. 11. Clean the following components: ^ The transmission case ^ The front adapter case ^ The oil pan gasket surfaces with solvent ^ Air dry ^ All traces of gasket material must be removed INSTALLATION PROCEDURE 1. Install the gasket. 2. Install the oil filter. 3. Install the bolts. ^ Tighten the transmission oil filter bolts to 20 Nm (15 ft. lbs.). NOTICE: Refer to Fastener Notice in Service Precautions. 4. Install the front oil pan. 5. Install the front oil pan gasket 6. Install the front oil pan bolts ^ Tighten the front oil pan bolts to 11 Nm (96 inch lbs.). 7. Install the following components: ^ Install the pan ^ Install the gasket ^ Install the bolts ^ Tighten the oil pan bolts to 11 Nm (96 inch lbs.). 8. Refill the transmission with DEXRON III through oil pan fill plug on the side of the (main case) oil pan. Fill the transmission to lower edge of oil pan fill. Fill plug opening using and oil suction gun. ^ Tighten the oil pan fill plug to 45 Nm (33 ft. lbs.). 9. Lower the vehicle. 10. Check the transmission fluid level. Refer to Transmission Fluid Checking Procedure.
Changing oil is really easy and i do not know if you have done this before so i will walk you threw compleatly. step1 jack the vehicle up and support it with jackstands before you get underit.
Step 2. Get a good oil Drain pan
3. remove the plug on the bottom of the oil pan and drain the oil in to the drain Pan caution make sure engine is not hot as the oil will burn you severaly.
4. locat your oil filter and remove and alow do drain in drain pan
5 grab the new filter and put a light coat of oil on to the gasket and screw on to your engine as tight as you can by hand now grab the oil filter wrench and turn only 1/4 of a turn tighter.
6. install drain plug back into engine oil pan and tighten down with wrench.
7 fill engine with proper oil viscosity example 5w-30 and the proper amount both can be found in owners manual.
8. start engine and look for leaks if no leaks are presant take car of of jack stands and enjoy you Well done job
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Aaron ASE Master Technician
Replace the oil filter after draining the old oil, and" BEFORE "adding new fresh oil, otherwise you'll be dump all that fresh oil, on the ground,while you "TRY to get the new filter installed.
Step 1 Remove drain plug,Drain oil into drain pan
Step 2 Remove oil filter
Step 3 Reinstall drain plug,qnce oil has drained.
Step 4 Fill new filter with oil,lube seal on filter.
Step 5 Install new filter, Add fresh oil to proper level.replace filler cap
Step 6 Run engine check for leaks.