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

Add Transmission Fluid: 2002-2006 Nissan Altima

Don Jacobs 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 2002 Nissan Altima. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. If the transmission fluid level on your Altima is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Nissan 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 Altima, 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 Altima, 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

  • Add Brake Fluid: 2002-2006 Nissan Altima
    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

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • Parking Light Change 2002-2006 Nissan Altima
    Change the parking light

    Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • Cabin Filter Replacement: Nissan Altima 2002-2006
    Change your cabin air filter!

    Dirty cabin air filter cause undue wear on your car's heater and AC and can cause bad odors

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • Highbeam (Brights) Change: 2002-2006 Nissan Altima
    Replace brights

    On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • Front Wiper Blade Change Nissan Altima (2002-2006)
    Replace your wiper blades

    Did you know that the sun wears out wiper blades faster than rain? Replace your blades twice a year

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • Replace a Fuse: 2002-2006 Nissan Altima
    Change an engine fuse

    If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first

    2006 Nissan Altima SE 3.5L V6
  • See all videos for the 2006 Nissan Altima
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools