Manual Transmission If Equipped

Lubricant Selection

Use only the manufacturers recommended transmission fluid. Refer to Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine Parts in Maintaining Your Vehicle for further information.

Fluid Level Check

Check the fluid level by removing the fill plug. The fluid level should be between the bottom of the fill hole and a point not more than 3/16 in (4.7 mm) below the bottom of the hole.

Add fluid, if necessary, to maintain the proper level.

Frequency Of Fluid Change

Under normal operating conditions, the fluid installed at the factory will give satisfactory lubrication for the life of the vehicle. Fluid changes are not necessary unless lubricant has become contaminated with water.

Automatic Transmission  If Equipped NOTE: If contaminated with water, the fluid should be changed immediately.

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