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Is ok use different transmission fluid for a 2003 Hyundai ELantra when changing the fluid other then the Hyundai FLuid?

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    my Hyundai has transmission fluid leaking into radiator.why

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NO!!! NEVER. I promise you'll regret doing this.

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My 2003 Hyundai elantra is loosing power and the


Have your transmission filter changed and your transmission fluid flushed.

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How do you change the transmission fluid in a 2006 Hyundai Elantra? What kind of transmission fluid and how many quarts?


A Service Department as a Hyundai Service Department typically uses a "Fluid Exchange" machine (approx. 7 quarts of Hyundai SPIII fluid) to do a flush. There is a drain plug at the bottom of the transmission (24 mm bolt) to drain it. However, this method is not entirely/completely effective. This drain plug only empties the pan, not the torque converter -- so you're only replacing about 3 to 4 quarts with this method (torque converter does not drain). So, once you've replaced the 3 to 4 quarts this way, there's still contaminated fluid in the torque converter which will circulate back into the rest of the transmission. RECOMMENDATION: Have a certified technician do a flush (fluid exchange).

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WHEN IM DRIVING, IT POPS OR JERKS ALL OF A SUDDEN AND THEN WONT SHIFT GEARS. WHEN IM ON THE EXPRESSWAY AND IT DOES THIS, IT WILL BARELY GO 55 MPH.


Your transmission fluid is dangerously low (tranny is dry). The pops & jerks are the transmission
internal components trying not to seize onto each other due to lack of lubrication and/or overheating.
Low transmission fluid leads not only to loss of lubrication but lots of overheating (of the tranny).
The loss of Elantra performance (speed tops out at 55), is caused by power loss due to friction inside the transmission. All your power is lost overheating the transmission (toward destruction), instead of
being transmitted through the transmission to the wheels.

The 2004 Elantra takes Hyundai SP-III Automatic Transmission Fluid, with 8.4 quarts used in a
total refill - but just 5 quarts at a fluid change. For How-to transmission fluid change instructions:

http://en.allexperts.com/q/Hyundai-Repair-815/2004-Elantra-GT-transmission.htm

www.autozone.com claims that 2004 Hyundai Elantra can take these non-Hyundai ATF's:
Lucas Semi-Synthetic Multivehicle ATF
Pennzoil Muilt Vehicle ATF
Valvoline Maxlife Dex/Merc ATF
Castrol High Mileage ATF

Jan 05, 2011 | 2004 Hyundai Elantra

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When changing your tranmission on 2003 Hyundai


The dealer reccommends you use their transmission fluid for optimal shift quality and trans. life.

Jul 22, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

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Overfilled fluid in transmission


It is not a good idea to run it at all with too much fluid.. Very likely to blow eals and gaskits..
Drop the pan and re-fill..

Jul 22, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

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2003 Hyundai Elantra


NO. These models do not have warnings on the transmission failure. There is warnings only when the transmission encounters electrical component failure, overheating(some cars), low fluid. Usually the warning is the O/D flashing light, or a seperate transmission light. Hopefully this helps

Jul 21, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

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Hyundai won't start


There is NO logical reason that changing the trans fluid would do this. Problem is eleswhere. Go to http://www.hmaservice.com/ and register (vehicle by VIN). Afterward, you'll have access to technical information (manuals, wiring diagrams, service bulletins, etc) about your vehicle.

May 25, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

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TRANSMISSON FILTER


drain the the fluid from the gear box .and refill with a good auto transmission fluid a.t.f. as the fluid breaks down due to heat

May 04, 2009 | Hyundai Motor 2003 Elantra

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Transmission fluid type


Hey Cliff_harris,

The Tranny fluid needed is Hyundai SP-III ATF

Hope I've helped,

Lazaruselite

Feb 24, 2009 | 2004 Hyundai Elantra

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Hyundai shifting problems


Have u checked the fluid level in the transmission do this only when trans is hot, if fluid level is OK have the trans fluid and filter changed

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