Dodge Journey: Fluid

STANDARD PROCEDURE

FLUID LEVEL CHECKING

The fluid required for this transaxle is Mopar ATF+4 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). Use of improper or substitute fluids can cause shift problems and/or transaxle failure.

1. Insure the vehicle is level, remove the fill plug and add fluid until the fluid just starts to trickle out.

FLUID DRAIN AND FILL

Manual Transmission BG6
Fig. 174: Drain Plug

NOTE: The fluid required for this transaxle is Mopar ATF+4 (Automatic Transmission Fluid). Use of improper or substitute fluids can cause shift problems and/or transaxle failure.

1. Raise vehicle on hoist.

2. Obtain suitable fluid collection container and place under transaxle.

3. Remove transaxle drain plug (2). Allow fluid to drain into container until empty.

4. Install the drain plug (2) with a new gasket and tighten to 39 N.m (29 ft. lbs.).

5. Remove transaxle rubber fill plug (3).

6. Add the appropriate amount of transaxle fluid to the transaxle.

7. Install the transaxle rubber fill plug (3).

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