But, just like everything on your car, it will eventually wear out. It is originating in the high-low clutch pack. Way better than nothing and it's almost impossible to screw it up. Like others have said, if you're not comfortable removing the tran pan and changing the tran filter, just drain and fill and take it to a local shop to do the filter when you have time. But to be safe, always use the specific fluid the manufacturer calls for. Next time I guess I'll have to pick some up.
And I love my M35x even more now that I know that the transmission is a robust and reliable unit. This type of fluid is a hybrid blend of both organic and synthetic fluid. This transmission is used in many Nissan and Infiniti vehicles equipped with 3. I always recommend replacing your defective transmission with one that has been re-manufactured, not simply rebuilt. Type F was designed for Fords that used bronze clutches; the last trans made with bronze clutches was the Cruizematic, last used in the early '70s. What kind of warranty coverage are you looking for? If you are concerned about flushing it, just do a simple drain and fill every 30,000 miles.
Z szh wrote:It is a very reliable transmission for sure - particularly when compared to the early Acura problems! This probably sounds more complicated than it is. I'm at 130k and I doubt its been done Got the car with 90k , no service records unfortunately. I just re-used the old bolts when I changed the filter, the level's been roughly the same since last year so I'll just leave it. Remember to use Nissan Type J or S fluid only - anything else will void your warranty. If you do not replace with new bolts then you may get a leak.
If you find anything worth mentioning in oil pan, that might be indicator of excessive wear, broken parts or shredded coupling plates. Check for leaks and you are good to go. So be certain to remove every drop of H2O when doing a rebuild. Now you have dry and clean oil pan. Either is a reasonable resource for determining the right type of fluid for your transmission.
The standard Titan transmission temperature gauge usually included with the tow package works independent of the transmission pan so you do not need the boss machined. It really does make the truck shift a whole lot smoother also! I change mine every 15k miles. Start the engine and shift through gears. It is a very reliable transmission for sure - particularly when compared to the early Acura problems! And if it's robust and sturdy enough for V8 Nissan Titans then that definitely speaks very well of the transmission itself. Our thanks to Fizan for the pictures. As per image above, get some 4-5 feet 1,5m long hose and attach it to radiator receptable.
The baffles help direct oil flow to keep oil at the filter inlet, prevent sloshing, and aid heat transfer from oil to pan. I was always afraid to drive the car even remotely aggressively because I didn't want to put any excessive stress on the tranny. The very tall gearing did help with overall fuel economy but it really took away from the acceleration and performance. Stock pan is about 1. So how do you know what your transmission uses? See Installations section below for examples and pictures. The cooler lines must also be inspected for obstructions or other impediments to proper flow. Next time I guess I'll have to pick some up.
Did re use the bolts and managed to break on off re installing, but the new gasket is still holding strong and there are no leaks to speak of, even after a 4hr drive home, and 5 days later another 4hr drive back to school. This is an expensive part of the car. Ended up being pull the plug, let it drain, and refill. My recommendation is based on 20+ years of Infiniti car ownership, watching people here have difficulties with Nissan transmissions that are not kept in good shape, listening to people who have extended their transmission life with such techniques, etc. Synthetic Fluids - A number of manufacturers have begun to discontinue the use of organically-based fluids, in favor of synthetic fluids.
This one-two combo usually resolves the issue for the long-term. Temperature Sensor This pan has a boss that can be machined and tapped for a temperature sending unit. Now see the radiator receptables. The additional cost may be higher than installing a reman or rebuilt transmission--not to mention the extra downtime. It observes your driving habits and adjusts the transmission to respond best to your style. Warranties for a used transmission is only 30 days, 60 days, 90 days or 6 months. Dozens of 10mm bolts to unscrew, not using some force to undo them.
Any clarification would help me to get mine clean when do it. The fluid contamination occurs due to failure of the transmission fluid cooler located within the radiator. If there is more oil in the transmission, there is more oil to absorb heat. That's maybe more important when you buy second hand vehicle with unknown service history. It took me an hour by myself. This will increase your costs a bit. It has 10mm fixing bolt, unscrew it and pull the checking stick out: 3.