Couple this with the fact that many are reporting the dealer is stating the fluid is synthetic, I could see where someone could become confused. Just make sure it says 3309 on the bottle. As I was looking for the fluid at pep boys, i met the service manager i knew. Once inserted push slightly upward to engage internal clip. Not sure if it works.
Advance Auto Parts has 8 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Use it to inflate toys, water or air mattresses, sports balls, or bicycle tires. You may want to get this done at Volvo, spend the money and have them also download the latest software. Use the type of fluid recommended in the owner manual or a reputable transmission specialist. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your S40 and how to check the transmission fluid level. For superior mobility it utilizes a manual pump, so compressed air or electricity is not required. The Schwaben 6 Liter Extractor system is hand or air-operated for fast extraction of any type of fluid.
Change the fluid every 40K as outlined by the severe service recommendations. I am sure there are post on this site that can tell you how much. Ok what your saying makes much more sense than what I had in my head. It helped make my car's transmission a lot smoother, but it's not necessary. Includes 8 adapters for most transmission and other fluid filling jobs. Aluminum alloy cylinder head with doubleoverhead camshafts and separate intake and outlet channels.
First is: No transmission filter nice having metal particles circulating around with the transmission fluid, acts like sand paper on everything. That inventory means we either have the exact brand part you need, or plenty of options to compare. Personally, I strongly suggest to do a full change that includes the torque converter drain, but if you want to do a partial change, that's still better than nothing. The engine in your 2000 Volvo V40 should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. You don't re-set or set a clock on a Volvo S60. Owned Nissan's all my life with no problems and now spend more and get this.
A bit dangerous to get in there while the engine is hot. It assists in more than just the lubrication of the transmission but also the operation of the brake bands, torque converter and valves. Secondly, the off-the-shelf trans fluids are abrasive to Volvo transmissions. It also has exceptional oxidation and thermal stability, resulting in maximum service life. Everybody else elsewhere considers those oils to be the exact same recipe.
No type of fluid is lifetime, It's just a marketing scheme notice how the warranty only lasts 50,000 miles or so on the drive-train Volvo does not even use synthetic fluid so what makes it so special? When adding transmission fluid to your S40, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Some people say that it was pulled from shelves; I haven't checked recently. . You'll remove the upper line and attach a piece of transmission cooler hose to the port, then pump it out like that. Most of fluid are still in the gear? I would never partial drain tranny fluid with transmission fluid and replace with synthetic. I was planning to do another drain and refill again soon to clean up more of the fluid.
I will flush as much fluid as I can and replace it with the Toyota brand. Personally i think a partial change is throwing money down the drain. I thought I would do the half drain and fill method but a Volvo mechanic told me not to waste my money. This topic not necessarily this post should be tagged to the top of the forum with the correct fluids listed. These professional technicians are fully able to analyze vehicle problems and perform the necessary service procedures to keep your Volvo at peak operating condition. He said its best to replace the oil all at once and replace that in a few months if I liked, but doing 50%, 75%, 87.
I found out the hard way on this venture, here is what I want to let everyone who is questioning changing transmission fluid. Just bought 2001 s40 with 88k miles. Special safety precautions must be followed to prevent injury. Even if they did agree to change it, they charge for it like it is composed of gold flakes. If you are having problems with the transmission in your V40, 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.