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How do I change the transmission fluid and filter? 1999 GMC Jimmy 4wd

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Its not really that hard. You just need to take your time and a very large pan. Your filter is just in side the trans pan. The pan will have to be dropped. A ratchet and socket will make short work of it. Just undo the bolts on the trans pan( undo 3 corners and the bolts on that side, allowing the pan to lean to drain some of the fluid). Hold pan steady, and undo remaining bolts. Lower the pan. Now its time to scrape the old gasket off the pan and trans case. Please clean to metal, don't want leaks. Remove the old filter, and replace with the new one. Install the gasket to the pan, and bolt the pan back into place. If you put 4 bolts from around the pan, makes it easier to put the rest in. Now to refill the trans, you need a funnel and add the fluid ant the dipstick. Bring it back up to level. This job will take a beginner about one hour. Hope this helps

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