How to Remove a Transmission Filter?

Answer Accessing a vehicle's transmission filter requires removing the transmission pan and draining the transmission fluid. Some vehicles use a fluid pan with a drain valve on the side to drain the fluid... Read More »

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How Do I Remove the Drain Pan and Transmission Filter From a Mazda Protege?

Removing the transmission filter and pan from the Mazda Protege, during a transmission maintenance service, can be messy and difficult if steps are not taken to limit and control the direction and ... Read More »

Is There a Filter in the Transmission?

An automatic transmission does have a filter. It is in the pan on the bottom of the transmission. The pan must be removed to access the filter. Some transmission pans have a drain plug to remove th... Read More »

How often should you change a transmission filter?

A transmission filter should be changed when the transmission fluid is changed. According to Popular Mechanics, every 30,000 miles is recommended. For vehicles that operate in hot weather, towing h... Read More »

How to Replace the Transmission Oil and Filter?

The transmission on a vehicle is located on the bottom of the vehicle connected to the rear of the engine. On the bottom of the transmission is a small metal plug that will need to be removed in or... Read More »