Question about Honda Cars & Trucks
Unless you see red fluid on the ground you likely have no low fluid condition look under the car if it is leaking that much transmission fluid will be all over the place all the way back to the rear. Based on the symptoms you have indicated you havwe a failed transmission in need of a rebuild
Posted on Dec 22, 2016
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
There is a plug located where the right side axle shaft enters the transmission it is above the pan. To check the fluid level of the transmission the engine must be at operating temp and the vehicle must be level. The must be running and the transmission in park, the plug is then removed and if transmission fluid starts dripping/leaking out it is full. If not transmission fluid should be added till fluid starts leaking from the plug hole, then just reinsert the plug and tighten. Generally this is done with the vehicle on a lift in order to access the plug, you might be able to do this if you have enough room to access the plug remember the vehicle must be level.
Posted on Nov 23, 2008
take it to a shop and have them top it up so you can be sure you have the fluid you need to keep the car going as it should,,,,thats your safest bet
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
The dip stick end should have a plastic square piece with two roundish bulbs on each end. The oil level should read just at the bottom of the top bulb (the bulb nearest the yellow cap at the top end of the dip stick). This indicates full. A level reading anywhere between the two bulbs is adequate but not optimal. Oil below the top end of the bottom bulb, means 1 quart low, and no oil at all on the bottom bulb means get some oil in there double quick.
Posted on May 06, 2009
You have what is called a closed cased transmission. You have to crawl underneathe to get to the tranny and remove the upper bolt close to the side of the case (more towards the bottom of the transmission). When you fill it, you fill it till it starts to drip out of that hole.
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Posted on Jun 06, 2009
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There is NO DIPSTICK in the engine compartment.
On the side of the transmission, there are two plugs. You remove both plugs and fill one side with fluid, (not sure which side), until the fluid comes out the other drain plug hole.
One is lower than the other. Open the lower plug hole. If fluid begins to come out, then it's full.
I would suggest to leave it alone unless you suspect a real problem Do you see trans fluid on your driveway ? etc:
Reports indicate, do not leave trans fluid change too long for this vehicle. Check you hand book for proper interval.
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