Install gasket onto pan and install pan back onto transmission. I hope this answers your question. They call it a sealed transmission. It also has exceptional oxidation and thermal stability, resulting in maximum service life. I have no idea if the noise that came from the brakes has anything to do with the possible transmission problems???? Unscrew it then check the level by finding if the fluid is to the hole. The fluid level is correct when it just barely comes out of the plug hole. Answer If you do not see a transmission dip stick then it is a sealed system and no service is necessary.
Chevy cobalts auto or standard don't have a dipstick there is a plug under the car near the torqe converter u must have the car running and up to normal running temp raise the car evenly on all sides so its level while its running crawl under undo the plug if fluid runs out its full if not go to the top of the car near the fuse block undo the vent cap at the top of the tranny big black cap and fill there until fluid drips out of the hole by the torqe converter when it drips put plug back in and vent cap and you are done i am a mechanic at a local chev dealer and own one Answer. You have to be careful though, because the only way to check the level is from underneath the car. Never hearing it before it worried me. Consult the ownerï¿½s manual for this information. Only the earliest Sunfires had a transaxle dipstick.
Be sure to follow the proper instructions… If you are changing the fluid yourself it will require somewhere around 7-8qt that is just removing the pan and filter. Make certain the vehicle remains level while checking the fluid. With a hot engine running remove the plug. Replaced torque converter clutch spring warranty. I can't believe their was no warning signs or anything. If you have to add fluid then there is a leak.
And the car will make a clunking noise from the front end. That's on top of the trani on the driver's side. To check the fluid, remove the plug and stick your finger in the hole. It is a good idea to measure the amount of fluid you removed and replace with the same amount. Using Manual transmission not very good for my 18 yr old son who has never driven a stick-shift before for now. I immediately pulled over and discovered pink fluid pouring out of my car. There is a plug on the side of the trans in which you check the fluid level like that of a differential the fluid should be just dripping out the hole when the plug is removed.
Your owner's manual will show the location of the dip stick. Your drain plug is the pan, and it gets messy when you drain the fluid. So the next day the noise started again only sounding like metal to metal now???? When adding transmission fluid to your G6, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. You take it out and put in transmission fluid till it comes out the plug hole. Put a drain pan under it, crawl out from under the car. Make sure the car is securely on jack stands and is reasonably level.
Torque bolts to factory specs. Actually, its not that they forgot, its just that they wanted to be more difficult I guess. Has been a complete pain in the ass!!! If I hadn't been a quick thinker and put it out I would of lost my car. By not following this step, you will get an incorrect reading. Hi everyone, I recently bought my Pontiac G6 3.
Check the fluid by warming the car to operating temperature, shifting through all the gears and ending up in park. Also, checking the level with the engine running allows for fluid to be circulating normally. Next to the oil drain plug, on the transmission, there is an 11mm bolt. Good luck and keep us posted. If you are having problems with the transmission in your G6, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. If it comes out dry, add fluid until your finger comes o … ut wet. I believe its 7 quarts but always check your owners manual! When adding transmission fluid to your G6, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
Adding fluid without checking the level will destroy the tranny. Posted on May 26, 2009 There are quite a few types of cars on the road with sealed automatic transmissions like your Pontiac. Over filling the transmission is just as bad as not haveing enough fluid too. Do not add the entire quart at once; add small amounts at a time until you get the correct reading on the dipstick. And forget General Motors returning your phone calls.