Is There a Filter in the Transmission?

Answer 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 »

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Transmission Filter Replacement?

Transmissions are hydraulically controlled components, and therefore use fluid to build the required pressure and to prevent overheating. Although new transmission fluid is clean, the internal comp... Read More »

How to Clean a Transmission Filter?

The transmission filter in your vehicle is designed to catch small metallic particles and keep them from going into the transmission. This filter is made out of metal and needs to be disassembled i... Read More »

How to Remove a Transmission Filter?

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 »

Where Does O-Ring Go on a Transmission Filter?

Transmissions are a key component in propelling a vehicle forward, from lower gears into the higher gears. Like many parts of a car engine, transmissions utilize filters with O-rings for attachment.