How do you check the transmission fluid on a Honda Accord?

Check the automatic transmission fluid level (with the engine off and the car on level ground) with the dipstick in the right end of the transmission housing. Remove the dipstick and wipe it off. Insert the dipstick, remove it again, and read the fluid level. The fluid level should be between the upper and lower marks.

What kind of transmission fluid does a 2003 Honda Accord need?

Honda Accord 2.4L / 3.0L Automatic Transmission 2003, Professional™ Full Synthetic Dexron™ VI Automatic Transmission Fluid, 1 Quart by ACDelco®. Oil Base: Full Synthetic. Oil Type: Dexron VI. Volume: 1 Quart.

How much transmission fluid does a Honda Accord take?

The Honda Accord holds 2.5 quarts of transmission fluid. The transmission fluid needs to be replaced every 30,000 to 60,000 miles.

What ATF can I use in my Honda?

While Honda recommends not flushing your automatic transmission fluid, given the risk that the pressure from the flush pump might damage the solenoids, they do recommend that you use genuine Honda OEM automatic transmission fluid.

Where is the transmission dipstick located on a Honda Accord?

Figure 1. Cycle through all transmission settings. Between the engine block and the battery, you’ll find the yellow or orange transmission dipstick buried underneath a large coolant cable. Pull it out and wipe it clean with a paper towel. Put it back in until it’s all the way down and pull it out again. Figure 2. Transmission dipstick. Figure 3.

How to check transmission fluid in a Honda Accord?

Honda Accord: How to Check Transmission Fluid. 1 Step 1 – Warm up the engine. Hondas are unique because they don’t need the engine running to check the transmission fluid; although, the engine still 2 Step 2 – Check levels on the dipstick. 3 Step 3 – Pour in transmission fluid.

What should I do if my Honda transmission has a different ATF?

NB: If you have been using a different ATF for your Honda transmission other than the recommended, you will need to do a X3 drain and fill. Drive a few miles and repeat steps 3-6 for 3 times.