Automatic Transmission If Equipped

The automatic transmission and differential assembly are contained within a single housing.

The fluid level in the automatic transmission should be checked whenever the vehicle is serviced. Operation with an improper fluid level will greatly reduce the life of the transmission and the fluid.

Selection Of Lubricant

It is important that the proper lubricant is used in the transmission to assure optimum transmission performance.

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

It is important that the transmission fluid be maintained at the prescribed level using the recommended fluid. No chemical flushes should be used in any transmission; only the approved lubricant may be used.

Special Additives

Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is an engineered product and its performance may be impaired by supplemental additives. Therefore, do not add any fluid additives to the transmission. The only exception to this policy is the use of special dyes to aid in detecting fluid leaks. In addition, avoid using transmission sealers as they may adversely affect seals.

Do not use chemical flushes in your transmission as the chemicals can damage CAUTION!

Do not use chemical flushes in your transmission as the chemicals can damage your transmission components.
Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty

Fluid Level Check

The automatic transmission has no dipstick and is dealer serviced only.

Fluid And Filter Changes

Refer to the Maintenance Schedule for the proper maintenance intervals

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