It did fine but still alarming. There was no evident spot that the leak came from. Add fluid to the transmission until fluid dribbles out of hole. This problem may be covered under warranty. And I would love to hear any opinions or suggestions from people who might had similar issues here.
This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2009 Pontiac G6. Its nearly impossible to spot without removing … the air intake piece easy that is more toward front of engine to the right. Remove the transmission level dipstick, wipe off with link free rag. Good luck and hope this helps Apr 19, 2009. Over filling the transmission is just as bad as not haveing enough fluid too.
Not sure if it had anything to with the car problems that followed but shortly after getting oil changed the problems began. It must be done at a particular temperature. Lately it had been raining pretty bad and I had been on a dirt road. Clean any debris from pan. Check owner's manual for specific recommendations. It's topped off by removing a cap on top of the trans and adding fluid until it starts to run out the hole, with the engine off.
Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Automatic Transmission Fluid product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. So I assume they are not all that common. It's best to do this on a lift. Some transmissions can be tricky. Hi everyone, I recently bought my Pontiac G6 3. With the car still running, check the dipstick and adjust fluid level if necessary. It is a challenging procedure to check the fluid.
Do not add the entire quart at once; add small amounts at a time until you get the correct reading on the dipstick. Posted on Jul 29, 2010 Remove the transmission pan - some don't have drain plugs, have a big pan underneath to catch the fluid. It's topped off by removing a cap on top of the trans and adding fluid until it starts to… Yes, at the power steering reservoir. Dealer installed additive in transmission warranty. Again I related it to the weather. Twist it off and you can fill it that way. I want to keep Americans working but the customer service I have received is a bit to be desired.
. Didnt offen to cover the repair fees. They call it a sealed transmission. Advance Auto Parts has 3 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. 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.
Mine is a turbo model, but I doubt that makes a difference in this case - if you open the hood and are looking at the engine from the front, it is on the right side, toward the rear of the engine mine has a yellow handle , right near the oil dipstick. This car is still under warranty. This is my first and last Pontiac I will ever buy. By not following this step, you will get an incorrect reading. Then how to check the transmission oil in this car? Nov 02, 2009 You can add transmission fluid to you transmission through the transmission fluid dipstick tube.
I drove around in the parking lot to hear it again. It is a good idea to measure the amount of fluid you removed and replace with the same amount. Adding fluid without checking the level will destroy the tranny. 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. That's all there is to it. Consult the ownerï¿½s manual for more information, or some vehicles have the instructions on the dipstick. Luckily I was only doing about 15 mph otherwise my daughter and I could have gotten seriously hurt.
I hope this answers your question. You will have to go under the car to check. My car has been at said dealer for over a week and they have yet to even receive the transmission in order to replace it. Good luck and keep us posted. Re-insert dipstick until it stops, remove and read where the fluid level is. If you don't know which bolt is the test plug, don't mess with it. When I am driving uphill or accelerating on highway, I can feel the car isn't responding well to the gas paddle.
Pull filter and install filter on. Norm answered 5 years ago The G6 does not have a dipstick. The filler cap should be bout center-top of the trans closer to the engine. If so, the fluid level is correct. When it comes to your Pontiac G6, you want parts and products from only trusted brands.