Fill cvt with tranny fluid at the charging pipe 5. But one thing that could be considered as the lifeblood of this component is its fluid which plays a big role in smooth gear shifting and transferring engine power to the drive wheels.
Nissan cvt transmission fluid part.
Honda cvt transmission fluid color. Your transmission fluid should be changed every two to three years or 24 000 to 36 000 miles. Initially each manufacturer introduced its own formulation and as a result jeep cvt fluid couldn t be used in a honda for example. Add fluid if necessary.
The fluid has a variety of special features such as superior. Reinstall drain plug in oil pan 4. Nissan and honda heavily utilize cvts in their late model vehicles.
This product range is actually cheaper than the valvoline maxlife atf and cvt fluids which meet exceeds the dw 1 and hcf 2 specifications. Drive cvt for 10 min 6. A transmission is a vital component of the mechanism of a motor vehicle.
When you drain the transmission pan and refill you are only changing about 40 of the transmission fluid. The complex unit runs with hundreds of finely engineered parts. Always refer to your owner s manual for proper fluid type.
Now on the actual procedure. Guide and pictures are from a 2015 honda civic but owners of other honda vehicles with cvt transmission such as fit freed hr v mobilio. The color of your transmission fluid is one of the best early warning signs of transmission problems so it is important to check your own fluid or have it checked as part of your regular vehicle maintenance program.
In fact nissan vehicles are equipped with cvts exclusively. Remove drain plug from cvt oil pan. My 2012 cr v uses dw 1 and my 2016 uses hcf2 replaces the 1st gen cvt fluid.
These new cvt fluid colors will allow shops to offer their nissan and honda customers the benefits of bg universal synthetic cvt fluid while. Universal cvt fluid red pn 3183 01 matches honda cvt fluid universal cvt fluid ns 2 green pn 3183 02 matches nissan ns 2 cvt fluid universal cvt fluid ns 3 green pn 3183 03 matches nissan ns 3 cvt fluid. The continuously variable transmission cvt or shiftless transmission is becoming increasingly popular.
That led to a whole range of very specific cvt fluids. Check transmission fluid level at operating temperature with the engine off car on level ground. Valvoline s full synthetic cvt transmission fluid is designed for most belt and chain driven continuously variable transmissions.
Remember to only use oem nissan fluid.