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Long bolt on filter will not catch threads ,spins free

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How to change transmission filter on a 1999 mercury sable transmission slips or don't change properly sometime on take off.


place large masonry mixing tray[home depot]under transmission pan to catch fluid. remove 19 bolts on transmission pan.pull off filter.make sure o-ring gasket is removed if it is not on old filter.push in new filter.clean old gasket off pan.install new gasket and pan. refill transmission fluid.check pan for leaks.

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2007 pontiac g6 transmission filter replacement


Remove the transmission pan - some don't have drain plugs, have a big pan underneath to catch the fluid. Pull filter and install filter on. Clean any debris from pan. Install gasket onto pan and install pan back onto transmission. Torque bolts to factory specs. Fill with approved ATF.

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How to put in a tranny filter on a 91 gmc 4x4 4.3l blazer


You remove the transmission pan and then remove the old filter. Make sure you remove the old seal out of the valve body and install new filter with new seal and re-install pan. Fill with fluid and you are done.

Nov 15, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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Where is the vti transmission filter located at on my 2004 saturn vue awd 4cyl 2.2


Transmission filters are located inside the transmission. You will need to remove the transmission pan (do one corner, loosen but do not remove all bolts, and drain as much fluid as possible. Then remove the bolts (while holding pan up) and slow lower. Drain the rest of the fluid. Let any excess fluid drip off the bottom of the transmission into your drain pan.
Remove the filter (should pull straight down). Install new filter; Install new gasket, and put pan back up.
The best way to install a new gasket is to use gasket sealer. Put a small bead around the pan (where bolts go through; all the way around). Apply gasket to fit pan, and let sit for about 15 minutes. Once you have done this, ready four bolts for the corners (make sure filter is installed). Once the four corners are secure, ensure each hole is aligned to the gasket so that you can insert and thread each bolt. Hand tighten each bolt for now until all bolts are in. Once they are all in, tighten every other bolt (snug, not forceably tight). Once you return to the starting bolt (usually start on one corner bolt), do the same for the remaing bolts, snugging them. Once you return to the starting bolt again - keep going on each bolt, but only turning slightly to ensure each is snug. Do not overtighten as this can cause a leak; the gasket will smush outward and inward causing a small gap. All fluids will travel the path of least resistance.
Fill Transmission to specified amount ( this vehicle should be about 5-6 quarts ****** fluid) - inquire with parts dealer for details and exact amount.
Please let me know if you need further assistance
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Aug 19, 2011 | 2004 Saturn VUE

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Where is trans filter located


Hi,
The follwoing is from the GM Shop Technical Manual.
Changing the filter requires removing the transaxle oil pan and gasket,
Remove or disconnect

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  • Raise vehicle and suitably support.
  • Loosen oil pan bolts and drain fluid,
  • Remove oil pan attaching bolts.
  • Remove pan pan and gasket.
  • Remove the oiil filter using a long screwdriver pry filter neck out of the seal.
  • Check oil filter seal for damage or wear. If needed, remove and replace
Install or connect
  • install new oil filter and/or seal.
  • install the old pan gasket since it can be reused, unless sealing ribs are damaged. If damaged, use new gasket.
  • Install the oil pan and attaching bolts.
  • Tighten pan bolts to 13 lb. ft,
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Refill transxle to proper level with DEXRON III or DEXRON-IIE fluid.
  • Checkoil pan gasket for leaks,

May 21, 2011 | 1995 Buick LeSabre

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Gear selection is slow


Check your tranmission fluid level, if its low it can cause your transmission to shift slower, if its drastically low your transmission will slip in and out of gears or free rev (act like its in neutral) under acceleration or when shifting to a higher gear. If your fluid level is good, then you need to change your transmission filter. If your not mechanically inclined, take your vehicle to a shop and have them replace your filter for you, any repairs or maitnance envolving your transmission can easily go bad and potentially destroy your transmission if you do something wrong.

1. Buy new filter & transmission pan gasket

2. Raise vehicle, block tires, and use jackstands (never rely on any type of jack to hold the vehicle up.) and get a container or drain pan to catch the old transmission fluid.

3. Put drain pan or container under your transmission pan, start loosinging the bolts that hold the pan to the transmission. If you loosen the bolts alittle at a time you should be able to minimize spilling fluid everwhere and be able to catch it in your drain pan easier. (if your transmission has a drain plug remove it before loosening the pan bolts, this is not very common though and if you have a drain plug your lucky) once the majority of the fluid has drained from loosening the plugs, continue to loosen bolts so you drop the pan easily cause its gonna be full of fluid (unless you have the drain plug, if you do the pan should be virtually empty and you can remove it fully without alot of mess).

4. Locate the bolts that hold your filter to the transmission, be sure to only remove the bolts that hold the filter. Use the new filter for a visual aid so you can be 100% sure your only removing the filter. (The filter is bolted to a metal cover plate that houses the transmission clutch assemblies, spring valve assemblies, and floating shutter pins and they all operate under hydraulic pressure). Once the bolts are out of the old filter you should be able to slide the goose neck of the filter out of the filter port (again use the new filter for a visual aid) The goose neck should have a rubber o-ring type seal (or equivilent) make sure its on the old filter when you pull it, If its not then gently feel in the port and make sure the seal isnt sticking inside the port.


****** If you were to remove the cover plate thinking it was the filter, the hydraulic slide valves would move and you could seriously damage your transmission turning a $30.00 problem into a 1500.00 problem. I speak from experiance, so please use the new filter for a visual, I can't stress it enough*

5. Clean the pan's gasket area maticuliously, removing all of the old gasket, do the same to the transmission. Prep the pan side of your new gasket (I like using permatex gasket sealer) and install it to your transmission pad. (you can do this before you clean the transmission's gasket area so the permatex has time to adhear to the pan while you clean the gasket area on the transmission)

6. Using transmission fluid lube up the new filter's o-ring and slide it into the filter port. line up the bolt holes and start puting the filter bolts back in, tightening them evenly much like you would do to lug nuts if you had to change a tire.

7. Now get your pan and prep the other side of the pan gasket (gasket should be well tacky and sticking to the pan at this point) once the gasket is prep'd line the pan up with the transmission and begin installing the pan bolts tighten them the same way you did the filter bolts,

**Note**FWD** Depending on your vehicle's make/model, you may have to drop one of the control arms to remove the pan.

**Note**RWD** Depending on your vehicle's make/model, you may have to remove the cross member to remove the pan -or- drop the drive shaft, remove the bell housing bolts (bolts through transmission into engine block) remove the starter, and flywheel cover remove the bolts that connect your torq converter to your flywheel and slide the transmission back from the motor far enough so the transmission pan is no longer under the cross member.

GOOD LUCK I HOPE MY POST HELPS YOU!

Feb 03, 2011 | 1992 Toyota Previa

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2006 1.8s. I have a problem removing the long bolt on the transmission filter of my 2006 Sentra. I replaced the filter but the bolt threads would not catch.I see someone else has the same problem. Any...


On RL4FO3 automatic transmissions there is a nut and washer on the top of the valve body, that holds that long screw, there are no threads in the valve body so it will never get tight , to replace you need to remove the valve body or get mighty lucky using a thin long tool with a 90 degree bend in it to hold down the nut and washer until you can grab a thread, the good news is you know where the general location of the nut and washer are. If you can't get it to start, and decide to remove the valve body, be really careful those gaskets are brittle. Go to a break down on that transmission and you can see the bolts that actually hold the valve body on the transmission body. The parts house should have told you this.
I never change filters on these transmissions unless I am rebuilding them. Just drop the pan squirt some brake cleaner on the filter until all of the grime comes off of it and then let it dry completely. Clean you pan, put it back together, add new fluid.
I have seen those transmissions run years without that long bolt in them. most of the time they hit a bump and the nut and washer fall to the bottom of the pan. The nut and washer are stainless steel so they might not be attracted to the magnets in the pan depending on the grade of stainless they happened to be using that day. I would try to use a long skinny 90 degree tool to get the nut and washer started back on the screw and then you will have more peace of mind.

Feb 22, 2010 | 2006 Nissan Sentra

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I change the transmission filter on a 2005 nissan


are you saying will not thread back into the hole.If so,get a tap for the bolt size and retap the hole and reinstall with a new bolt.Take your time starting the bolt.

Aug 04, 2009 | 2004 Nissan Sentra

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How to change trans. fluid and filter in a 2000 mitsu. mirage 1.8?


first you need to get a pair of safety glasses to protect eyes from cleaner. then you need 12.6 pts or 6.5 to 7 quarts of transmission fluid+ filter.you also need a drain pan to catch transmission fluid.you need a 3/8 ratchette and socket set.you need some paper towel and maybe1 or 2 cans of brake cleaner.now you want to safely raise and support car on jack stands.make sure you are on solid level ground.put drain pan under transmission to catch fluid.take ratchette wrench start removing tranny pan front and side bolts.loosen rear bolts one turn let the pan drain.when all tranny fluid drain out of pan. then remove pan clean it good with brake cleaner.remove all traces of old gasket. from pan then dry with paper towel..then you remove tranny filter.becareful not to damage anythingthen put in your new tranny filter then.wipe and carefully clean around gasket area on transmission with paper towel.make sure there is no traces of olds gasket material on tranny area where tranny pan gasket seals.now get new gasket align its with tranny pan holes.you might want to buy a gasket adhesive.just put on some to hold gasket in place when you install it to transmission.besure to clean all tranny pan bolts real good with brake cleaner. then dry them off real good.because some transmission you have to put a little rtv sealant on bolts.to keep them from leaking.now once you get bolt holesand gasket on transmission pan line up.all tranny pans bolts with a little rtv silicone on threads and on bolts head where they meet the pan.then you transmission pan in place.make sure gasket and bolt holes line up.when putting bolts in dont tighten them until you get them all in first.when all bolts are in.then you tighten criss cross dont over tighten them. torque them to 90 inch pounds .when all is done .starting putting tranny fluid in.and check for leaks.start the engine up let it idle for few minutes if you see no leaks lower car down to ground.then move transmission gear selector through each range and back to park.make sure tranny fluid level correct before driving car. WARNING IF YOUR CAR DONT HAVE THE TRANSMISSION DIP STICK.AND HAVE A FILL CAP INSTEAD THE DEALERSHIP HAS TO CHANGE FLUID.BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO RAISE CAR ON LIFT TO CHECK FLUID LEVEL.BECAUSE CAR HAS TO BE RAISE UP LEVEL THEN A DRIP PLUG IS MOVED TO CHECK TRANNY FLUID LEVEL.

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I would like to change the transmision fluid in my 1996 s-10 pickup 4.3 eng any advice???


Unfortunately GM didn't put a drain plug in the transmission pans. You'll need a transmission service kit which will have the filter and new pan gasket. Put a large catch can under the pan, loosen all the bolts and crack the pan loose from the transmission and allow the fluid to leak out. Next remove all but two bolts letting the fluid drain as you go. With one hand on the bottom of the pan supporting it remove the last two bolts. Lower the pan down and drain the rest of the fluid out. The rest is pretty simple and hopefully less messy. Wiggle the transmission filter out, remove the grommet and replace it with the one supplied in the kit. Clean the pan, especially the magnet of metal shavings. Clean the gasket surfaces. Place the new gasket on the pan and thread a bolt in each corner into the gasket. Bolt the pan up and refill with transmission fluid.

Apr 05, 2009 | 1996 Chevrolet S-10 Pickup

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