The automatic transmission and differential assembly are contained within a single housing.
The fluid level in the automatic transmission should be checked whenever the vehicle is serviced. Operation with an improper fluid level will greatly reduce the life of the transmission and the fluid.
Selection Of Lubricant
It is important that the proper lubricant is used in the transmission to assure optimum transmission performance.
Use only manufacturer’s recommended transmission fluid. Refer to “Fluids, Lubricants, and Genuine Parts” in “Maintaining Your Vehicle” for further information.
It is important that the transmission fluid be maintained at the prescribed level using the recommended fluid. No chemical flushes should be used in any transmission; only the approved lubricant may be used.
Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) is an engineered product and its performance may be impaired by supplemental additives. Therefore, do not add any fluid additives to the transmission. The only exception to this policy is the use of special dyes to aid in detecting fluid leaks. In addition, avoid using transmission sealers as they may adversely affect seals.
Do not use chemical flushes in your transmission as the chemicals can damage
your transmission components.
Such damage is not covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty
Fluid Level Check
The automatic transmission has no dipstick and is dealer serviced only.
Fluid And Filter Changes
Refer to the “Maintenance Schedule” for the proper maintenance intervals
Tire Rotation Recommendations
The tires on the front and rear of your vehicle operate at different loads and perform different steering, driving, and braking functions. For these reasons, they wear at unequal rates and tend to ...
Recreational Towing (Behind Motorhome, Etc.)
Trailer towing with this vehicle is not allowed. NOTE: Vehicles equipped with manual transmissions may be recreationally towed (flat towed) at any legal highway speed, for any distance, if the m ...
Air Bag Warning Light
You will want to have the air bags ready to inflate for your protection in a collision. The Air Bag Warning Light monitors the internal circuits and interconnecting wiring associated with air ba ...