When to Check and Change Automatic Transmission Fluid

A good time to check the automatic transmission fluid level is when the engine oil is changed.

Change the fluid and filter at the intervals listed in Maintenance Schedule on page 11‑3 and be sure to use the transmission fluid listed in Recommended Fluids and Lubricants on page 11‑12.

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