Park the vehicle on level ground, and turn the engine off.
Raise the vehicle on a lift, and make sure it is securely supported.
Remove the splash shield.
Remove the filler plug (A) and the sealing washer (B), check the condition of the MTF, and make sure it is at the proper level (C).
If the MTF is dirty, remove the drain plug (A) and the sealing washer (B), and drain the MTF.
Reinstall the drain plug with a new sealing washer, and refill the transmission with MTF to the proper level. Always use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF).
1.5 L (1.6 US qt) at fluid change
1.6 L (1.7 US qt)at overhaul
Install the filler plug (C) with a new sealing washer (D).
Install the splash shield.
Lower the vehicle on the lift.
Connect the Honda diagnostic system (HDS) to the data link connector (DLC).
Turn the ignition switch to ON (II).
Make sure the HDS communicates with the vehicle and the engine control module (ECM). If it doesn't, communicate, troubleshoot the DLC circuit.
Select GAUGES in the BODY ELECTRICAL with the HDS.
Select ADJUSTMENT in the GAUGES with the HDS.
Select MAINTENANCE MINDER in the ADJUSTMENT with the HDS.
Select RESET in the MAINTENANCE MINDER with the HDS.
Select MAINTENANCE SUB ITEM 3 RESET,and reset the MTF with the HDS.
Starting the Engine
1. Make sure the parking brake is applied. Automatic transmission models 2. Check that the shift lever is in , then depress the brake pedal. ► Although it is possible to start the vehic ...
What to Do If
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ATF Cooler Cleaning (A/T)
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