Climb under the car and locate the fill plug on the transmission. Crank the car and let the engine run for about three minutes. I bought the aftermarket stuff at jegs. Put a bucket or something right underneath the drain plug and start unscrewing! Is there a ground that work with the Cluster and Combination Meter. Still, some like to replace it as preventative maintenance. When adding transmission fluid to your Sentra, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Once the fluid runs out of the fill hole, the transmission is full.
Also make sure you put the transm … ission through all of the gears before checking it. Is mean you only will have 2 gear. It prevents shifting to avoid further damage. It is very rare that it will ever break down with normal use. You don't really need a gallon, it really only needs about 2 quarts, but I'd recommend buying 3 just to make sure you have enough so you can fill it until it starts coming out of the fill hole, plus if you manage to spill any by accident you won't be screwed.
It will likely still work, but may need some minor modification. Shifting seems smoother and less knotchy, but it could also be all in my head. Hope you like the tutorial! My car is a 07 spec-v. In the middle of the trans. I'm not sure what the torque specs were on the plugs, I just tightened them till I felt comfortable they wouldn't work their way back out over time.
All my friends were in shock when I started filling it up, but hey, they suck and I rule. I had the same problem finding the starter of my 95 Altima. As the fluid exits the cooler into the tank, it pushes against the bladder and forces the clean fluid into the cooler hose, where it returns to the transmission. Take your ratchet with the 10mm socket, and then put your hand down there to unsrew the bolt. Looks farther than it is Unscrew! Sentras with an automatic transmission take Dexron-2 automatic transmission fluid, while Sentras with a manual transmission take 75-90 gear oil. These will be easy to find because they will be the only thing that will take a 10mm Allen on the tranny case.
Next I pulled off the intake tube because the the transmission funnel with hose wasn't long enough to reach the fill hole. Remove the fill plug first, then the drain plug. Thank you for use fixya. Inside the exchanger is a tank with a bladder. Jack the car up and locate the fill plug and drain plug. If the transmission fluid level on your Sentra is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Chances are your brake rotors have enough wear so they can no longer absorb this heat like they could when they were new.
There are shift solenoids inside the transmission that can cause your problem or the transmission control module may be the problem. To see if is broken inside of the Plastic cover. I had a gallon of tranny fluid, so I filled it until the fluid started coming out of the fill hole. It's up to you Car jack first: Jack the car up. Next I pulled off the intake tube because the the transmission funnel with hose wasn't long enough to reach the fill hole.
Piece of cake, held on by four Phillips head screws. Even that method does get 100% of the old fluid changed out, but it does a good job of getting most of it. If it's located at the same place and I would think it would be, you need to access it from under the car drivers side behind the front wheel. Did You Use the redline as the transfluid? After you drain all the fluid, put the drain plug back in. I'm not sure what the torque specs were on the plugs, I just tightened them till I felt comfortable they wouldn't work their way back out over time.
Posted on Aug 16, 2008 Checking the fluid level in your transmission has no effect on solving your problem. I have been searching for about three days now. Then my buddy changed the fluid in his diff with some medline stuff and it whined like a sonofabitch. I did mine today and took a few pics if it helps anyone out. But the reverse gear does not work and i have lost power. I had a gallon of tranny fluid, so I filled it until the fluid started coming out of the fill hole. Check the Connection of the Cluster.
Feb 12, 2014 Is your code reader capable of reading U, C, and B codes? Even so, I had already ordered new ones, here's a pic of them so you can order them too, but the old ones were still fine. If it is troublesome I would replase the brake rotors and pads. I have been searching for about three days now. Go back up to the front of the car. Its also cheaper than water. You can fill the transmission fluid on the Nissan Sentra in just a few minutes.
The speedometer doesn't get it's speed reading from the wheel sensors. Even so, I had already ordered new ones, here's a pic of them so you can order them too, but the old ones were still fine. The fill plug is located to the right of this plug and up a little higher right being closer to the driver's side. I see a transmission repair shop in your future. Wait until you get to around 4500 miles or when you are sure that the production of break-in wear metals is finished. Next I pulled off the intake tube because the the transmission funnel with hose wasn't long enough to reach the fill hole. The transmission fluid filling process remains the same for all Sentra models from 1982 to 1994, while all year models after 1994 require a different transmission fluid filling process.