They flushed the system and all seemed well. It's designed to do that when at operating temperature if too much was put in. The transmission takes Matic S fluid. I will never purchase another Nissan again! I also used TransTune by SeaFoam as a transmission treatment before performing this. It started vibrating a lot while down shifting and having a hard time down shifting.
I'd definitely recommend a squeeze bottle if you plan on doing gear box oil changes. Hi, I am looking for the Transmission fluid charging pipe, with the dipstick, and I can't seem to find it in my 05. When adding transmission fluid to your Pathfinder, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. The Magnefine contains a very strong magnet to catch all ferrous wear material, and filtering media in the range of 35 microns to catch anything non-ferrous. I expected them to be longer. Poor customer service to omit information such as this during a sale. Jason Is mobil1 synthetic trans fluid good to use? This is only what is passed down the line, verbally.
If the transmission fluid level in your Pathfinder is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. This is from the Nissan dealership. . The easiest way that I have heard is to use the lines that you bypassed the tranny radiator cooler with if you know which one it's theoutlet. The transmission lines would also be flushed with a cleaner and trans fluid to get the contamination out of there. I understand that I will refill per the number of transmission fluid that come out but also refer to the dipstick gauge. I was in San Diego, now in Seattle area.
Anyway, from the , pg 11 I see this picture that tells me: 1. If not, you need to flush and replenish properly your transmission fluid, or you will have a transmission failure not long in the future. He went to his local dealership and was told that S-type fluid is the new J-type fluid, and that he should be using it. This all seems strange to me. I had to have the radiator and the transmission replaced. They would pay a set amount based on the mileage at failure. Material may not be copied or reprinted without written permission.
Refill with the recommended amount of fluid out of the owners manual. I had no problems in my '96 and '01, it was a plastic ring almost identical to the oil dipstick, but made of black plastic, instead of yellow plastic like the oil. Then they could tell me it is beyond the scope of the Class Action Suit, which all claims had to be in by 2013, and they could do nothing for me. What are ya gonna do????????????? Transmission dipstick tube, located on the passenger side of the engine; use this to fill Ramps before new paint Painted ramps Installation of a on the transmission cooler return line is also highly recommended. Regrading the front and rear assembly, I think per the manual it can only be service or advise to be service in the dealer.
They said they didn't think I needed to know. The manual contains specification of fluid but not volume. Not sure of the cost yet but this matter needs to be address against Nissan. They said they could come but would charge me for hauling my car to their dealership. I never done this stuff but I will give a shot. Finally getting my daughter out, my wife ran as fast as she could away from the car. It stats to use Matic J if Matic S is not available.
Thanks Nissan for engineering a down right stupid design that fails on nearly all these cars and telling everyone to get stuffed. I had no choice but to pay it because the car was worthless if it wasn't running. I can't open the manual that you guys have here in the forum and it prompted me that I don't have permission even though I did not open anything. The key is coded and asks permission to start the engine if all checkpoints allow. I read the manual and it seems like I need nissan matic J. Step 8: Remove the 4 bolts holding up the old filter.
It was the weekend so had the Pathfinder left in a parking lot where I live. So it is fair to say that Nissan, when making poor design, does not stand behind its product and would rather have customers buy other cars. Is it using the same fluid type or trans fluid too? Most older Nissan coolant reservoirs have an overflow spout as MisterH pointed, but I think this reservoir having a pressure cap is supposed to be fully sealed and pressurized like the modern ones are. She immediately got out, ran around to the back right passenger door to get my daughter out of her car seat. The excess coming out from your coolant overflow tank could just mean the radiator was overfilled. Looking back, I really wish we hired a lawyer and sued immediately.
And yes, good advice on getting a different opinion. The Pathfinder is equipped with a security system from the factory. What is your recommendation in regards to trans fluid? Goodyear diagnosed it as a rear oxygen sensor not reading correctly with the catalytic converter. Matic J that is on your dipstick has been discontinued and Matic S is the fluid to use. Procedure: Step 1: Remove the drain plug and let the majority of the oil drain into pan.