EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Add Transmission Fluid: 1996-2000 Honda Civic

Braeger Ford helped make these videos

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 1997 Honda Civic. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. If the transmission fluid level on your Civic is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Honda has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual (typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities.) When adding transmission fluid to your Civic, be sure to add it slowly as the transmission fluid capacity is reached quickly and it is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.

If you are having problems with the transmission in your Civic, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Reverse Light Replacement 1996-2000 Honda Civic
    Replace reverse light

    White light when you back up - yup, they burn out and you can replace them with bright LEDs

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Air Filter How-To: 1996-2000 Honda Civic
    Replace your air filter!

    Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Add Brake Fluid: 1996-2000 Honda Civic
    Add brake fluid

    If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Rear Turn Signal Replacement Honda Civic (1996-2000)
    Change a rear blinker

    Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • 1996-2000 Honda Civic Jack Up How To
    Learn how to jack up your car

    A few key tips will make jacking up your car much safer

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • Oil & Filter Change Honda Civic (1996-2000)
    Complete oil & filter change

    Sure you can take it in for a $19 lube, but are you OK with a stripped oil pan and cheap parts in return?

    1997 Honda Civic LX 1.6L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 1997 Honda Civic
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools