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ATF and ATF filter in my 996 (year 2002) Tiptronic transmission

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Hi,
I plan to change ATF and ATF filter in my 996 (year 2002) Tiptronic transmission. Is there any specific issues to mind before I start? Do you have any advice for me?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.
Hi, my name is XXXXX XXXXX is a pretty staight forward job, I will post the procedure below,Tim
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Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.
Notes

Removing And Installing ATF Filter

Removing ATF filter

  1. Place oil collection pan under the transmission.

  1. Unscrew drainage screw -1- and drain ATF. NOTE: Without ATF, the engine must not be started and the vehicle must not be towed.
  2. Remove ATF pan (loosen screws crosswise).

  1. Remove ATF filter.

Installing ATF filter

  1. Thinly coat gasket on the suction collar of the new ATF filter with Vaseline and install filter.
  2. Clean ATF pan.
  3. Clean all four magnets and lay them in the seams of the ATF pan. The magnets must lie flat over their entire surface.
  4. Fit ATF pan with new seal. Tighten the screws crosswise in several stages.
  5. Replace sealing ring for ATF drain plug and tighten screw. Tightening torque: 40 Nm (30 ftlb.)
  6. Fill in ATF.

Tightening torques

 

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Hi Tim,
You have attached some links in your answer. Unfortunately I can´t use them.
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.

are you talikng about the pictures/

Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Yes
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.
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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX först images are OK, but the 3:rd image is unreadable.
I´ve heard someware that it´s extremely important to watch, and have the right temperature of the oil when changing to new. Is that so?
Expert:  Tim Mohr replied 7 years ago.

The temp must be cool to check the level, it must not be over 40 degrees celcius when you check the level,Tim