can i drain all the fluid from the tranny in one whack?
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2007 Honda Ridgeline Question: transmisson
Answer #1Dachs Automotive Inc. from Dach's Automotive Inc, December 19, 2010, 20:18Enthusiast
yes you can it takes about 3.5 qts on replacement
Answer #2DaveJHM December 19, 2010, 21:04Master
To clarify: you cannot drain all of it. You can only drain what is accessable. To replace all the fluid, you need a fluid exchange machine to do it. This goes through transmission cooler lines to extract all the fluid with a pump.
The drain - and - fill method is just what Dachs Automotive responded with - you can drain a few quarts and fill it back with a few to "refresh" the fluid.