These types of transmissions are designed to be maintenance free. Store all these in the proper place. Pull the interior hood release lever with this symbol on it. Wipe the stick off, push it all the way in and pull it out and look at the level indicator. An assigned number ranging from 1 to 279 that corresponds to the load carrying capacity of a tire.
Storing a jack, a tire, or other equipment in the passenger compartment of the vehicle could cause injury. In an emergency, use a cloth or a paper towel to do this; but be sure to use a scraper or wire brush later, if needed, to get all the rust or dirt off. The following explains the cooling system and how to check and add coolant when it is low. In any rear blowout, remove your foot from the accelerator pedal. Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap 6-28 An electric engine cooling fan under the hood can start up even when the engine is not running and can cause injury. Remove the two bolts from the headlamp assembly. The check bolt must be removed and the level checked in this manner.
Pull the front fascia back. The coolant surge tank is located in the engine compartment on the driver's side of the vehicle. After removing the motor oil and filter, spray some engine degreaser on the side of the motor and transmission to remove dirt and to make finding future leaks and pinpoint their location. Place the compact spare tire on the wheel-mounting surface. Do not overfill as this can damage seals. It should be in the owners manuyal.
Proceed to the driver side rear tire, and repeat the procedure in Step 6. Silicone grease on weatherstrips will make them last longer, seal better, and not stick or squeak. See If the vehicle has an accessory power outlet, do not use the cigarette lighter. Turn off the engine when refueling. Also, make sure the fans are coming on when they are supposed to. Rust or dirt on a wheel, or on the parts to which it is fastened, can make wheel nuts become loose after time.
Add lube until it runs out the fill hole. Remove the stow bolt extension rod and sleeve from the jack. Do not use the compact spare tire in the event of a front flat tire. Replace the tire valve stem cap. Check the fluid level accordint to instructions in the … owners manual.
Push the bulb socket into the taillamp assembly and turn it clockwise to lock it into place. Turn it clockwise or counterclockwise to raise or lower the angle of the beam. When you change the filter, it calls for 6. Grab your long funnel, or you can use this style that my brother bought for his hard to reach spot on his car, carefully maneuver it between the wire and hose jungle until you are securely set in the top hole. Record the distance from the ground to the aim dot on the low-beam headlamp.
Connect it to the positive + terminal of the good battery. . Turn and pull the license plate lamp toward you through the opening. If you do not have a leak and are not losing transmission fluid the time to check the fluid level adds less than five minutes to your oil change. Follow the torque specification supplied by the aftermarket manufacturer when using accessory locking wheel nuts. Use a flashlight if you need more light.
It is a real bastard trying to get the cap back on when the manifold is screaming hot. Although the car is not level, if you have fluid at normal operation temperature, the expansion of the fluid will compensate for the overfill due to the rear of the car being lower than the front. One on the lower side to drain the transmission. Dirt can damage carpet, fabric, leather, and plastic surfaces. You may also notice more road noise with low-profile performance tires and that they tend to wear faster. A bright flashlight is helpful to find leaks when lying on the ground underneath the car and oil pans. If it does have a dipstick, look on the stick for directions.
The portion of a tire between the tread and the bead. These numbers on an oil container show its viscosity, or thickness. Do not forget to check the compact spare tire, if the vehicle has one. That's where you add the fluid. Ensure that the transaxle case temperature is 70° to 90° F 21° to 32° C. After hearing the single horn chirp for the driver side rear tire, two additional horn chirps sound to indicate the tire learning process is done. To help avoid personal injury and vehicle damage, be sure to fit the jack lift head into the proper location before raising the vehicle.
The front location is about 8 inches 20 cm behind the front wheel opening. Turn the sealant canister B so the inflator filling hose is aligned with the slot in the compressor. I know it seems complicated but it isn't as bad as it sounds. To correctly check fluid level, you must locate the filler cap and the drain plug on the transmission. Posted on Jun 20, 2009 if it is a automatic transmission just open the hood and there is a tube other than the oil tube usually the opposing side of the engine between the engine and the fire wall it has a long dip stick just like the oil stick and this fluid level should be checked when engine is running in park,If it is manual transmission it is usually a sealed unit. Try looking in your owners manual! Why would there be a leak problem with a 2006 cobalt w 50K highway miles? It's near the axle on the underside where the tranny wraps around the back of the engine.