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How to change transmission fluid in a 2005 range rover hse ?

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How to change transmission fluid in a 2005 range rover hse ?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  JASON replied 5 years ago.

JASON :

44.24.02 Gearbox fluid - drain & refill
Drain



  1. Position vehicle on lift.


WARNING: Observe due care when draining gearbox fluid as the fluid can be very hot.



  1. Apply Handbrake and position chocks under front and rear wheels

  2. Position container under gearbox.


NOTE: The fluid should be drained with the transmission at normal operating temperature.

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JASON :

 



  1. Clean area around drain plug.

  2. Remove drain plug and discard sealing washer.

  3. Allow fluid to drain.

  4. Clean sump drain plug, fit new sealing washer and tighten to 25 Nm (18 ft. lbs.) .


Refill

JASON :

 



  1. Clean area around filler/level plug.

  2. Remove filler/level plug and discard sealing washer.

  3. Add 3.5 to 4.0 liters of correct fluid through gearbox level/filler hole.

  4. Fit new sealing washer and tighten filler/level plug to 35 Nm (26 ft. lbs.) .

  5. Check and top-up fluid level. See: Fluid Level - Checking




JASON :

when you remove the old fluid catch it measure how much you took out and put back in the same amount exactly

Customer: The transmission filter?
JASON :

 



  1. Clean area around filler/level plug.

  2. Remove filler/level plug and discard sealing washer.

  3. Add 3.5 to 4.0 liters of correct fluid through gearbox level/filler hole.

  4. Fit new sealing washer and tighten filler/level plug to 35 Nm (26 ft. lbs.) .

  5. Check and top-up fluid level. See: Fluid Level - Checking
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  1. Remove 2 bolts securing inhibitor switch guard and remove guard.

  2. Evenly and progressively loosen and remove 22 Torx bolts from sump.

  3. Remove sump and discard gasket.


Refit



  1. Clean gearbox sump mating surfaces.

  2. Fit new gasket to sump, position sump to gearbox.

  3. Evenly and progressively tighten sump Torx bolts to 10 Nm (7 ft. lbs.) .

  4. Fit inhibitor switch guard, fit and tighten bolts to 10 Nm (7 ft. lbs.) .

  5. Fit selector lever to inhibitor switch, fit nut and tighten to 10 Nm (7 ft. lbs.) .

  6. Refill gearbox with transmission fluid.


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  1. Remove sump and discard gasket.

  2. Remove 2 Torx bolts and remove filter from valve block, discard O-ring.


Refit



  1. Clean filter mating surfaces.

  2. Ensure new filter has O-ring fitted, then fit filter to valve block.

  3. Fit Torx bolts to gearbox filter and tighten to 6 Nm (4.4 ft. lbs.) .

  4. Fit sump.




JASON :

be sure to save the fluid measure it and put back in the same amount..

Customer: These directions are for the "sealed transmission" correct?
JASON :

yes

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