Transmission Fluid Level Check 2006 Honda Element EX 2.4L 4 Cyl.

Honda Element Model Years - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011

1. Getting Started - Prepare for the transmission fluid level check

2. Open the Hood - How to pop the hood and prop it open

3. Remove Transmission Fluid Cap / Dipstick - Access point for transmission fluid

Car Displayed: 2009 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L 4 Cyl. info

4. Transmission Fluid Check Level - Read dipstick or look at check plug hole to determine transmission fluid level

Car Displayed: 2009 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L 4 Cyl. info

5. Add Transmission Fluid - Determine correct fluid type and add fluid

6. Replace Transmission Fluid Cap/Dipstick - Put the dipstick / cap back in place

Car Displayed: 2009 Honda CR-V EX-L 2.4L 4 Cyl. info

7. More Info. - Additional information on checking transmission fluid levels

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Video Description

The engine in your 2006 Honda Element should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick or the transmission fluid check plug is located in your Element and how to check the transmission fluid level. Your Element will have either a transmission dipstick or a check or fill plug to perform a transmission fluid check. The transmission dipstick will typically be in the engine bay or on top or even the side of your Element transmission. The transmission check plug will typically be on the bottom or the side of the transmission and may also be next to the axle. If the transmission fluid level in your Element is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube or the check plug hole. When adding transmission fluid to your Element, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.

If you are having problems with the transmission in your Element, 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.

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