The 2006 Saturn Vue came with a 2. Please or to join the conversation. Couldn't find a transmission fluid dip stick. Your owner Manuel should list the fluid capacities. . The other issue is that there is a plastic tray under the whole engine so even if you have a leak you won't see it on the ground because it gets caught in the plastic under the car. Unscrew it then check the level by finding if the fluid is to the hole.
There are two drain plugs, one which actually drains the pan, and another that has an overflow collar inside that sets the level. Inspect The fluid level should be checked when the transaxle is near Room temperature or at 40 C 104 F. If you need more help let me know. Take your Vue to a service professional to have the fluid level checked if you are not confident you can perform this procedure yourself. Posted on May 26, 2009 1-Start engine idle shifter in the park or neutral.
Replace and tighten the plug. If fluid does not drain through the fluid check hole, the transaxle fluid level may be low. The filler cap should be bout center-top of the trans closer to the engine. Place oil container under fluid level screw. Overfilling or underfilling the transaxle can cause damage, so if you're not confident you can take an accurate fluid level reading, take your Vue to a service professional to have the transaxle fluid checked. The 2006 G6 has a major defect trend with electronic power-assisted steering failure. Because the transaxle operates correctly over a range of fluid levels, fluid may or may not drain out of the fluid check hole when the fluid level screw is removed.
Dec 25, 2014 2006 Pontiac does not have Stick to check the fluid level, you need to raise the car and there is a screw on transmission side on passenger side, open it while card running and in normal premature not too cold. Install gasket onto pan and install pan back onto transmission. Your owner's manual will list all this. You basically pump transmission fluid in with the engine off and the overflow plug out, until the fluid starts to flow out of the plug. Then you take out the screw on the front and fill until fluid comes through the hole left by the screw. Your Vue has to be level and raised on a hoist or jack stands to check the fluid level, and the fluid has to be at least 104 degrees to get an accurate reading.
Since these are sealed units it should be taken to the dealership to have looked at. You will likely need around 4 qts of fluid. Use care to avoid contact of transaxle fluid to exhaust pipe. Fact is on a 2 year old car you should not have to add fluid. In 2006, Pontiac added a retractable hard top G6 Coupe convertible model. Allow the fluid to finish draining through the fluid check hole. The oil level control plug is on the passenger side of the transaxle.
The engine must be running when the transaxle fluid level screw is removed, or excessive fluid loss will occur. Tighten 12 Nm 106 lb. The transmission fluid reservoir is inside the transmission on the bottom. When fluid stops draining, the fluid level is correct and the fluid level screw may be installed. It is a good idea to measure the amount of fluid you removed and replace with the same amount. Check to see if you have a leak. Tighten 12 Nm 106 lb.
You will have to go under the car to check. Then you take out the screw on the front and fill until fluid comes through the hole left by the screw. With a flush it would be somewhere around 16qt. Hope this is helpful :- -Scott Feb 19, 2015 Is it a Automatic or a Standard Transmission in it, If it is a standard it has to be taken in to a shop to check it,Because the Plug Is mounted on the side of the Transmission If it is a Automatic You add fluid, Where the dipstick is to check the leval. On a Automatic It will be On the engine ,In your engine Comparment If not shure take it to a garrage,Most garrges will not charge to check it for you if it is a Automatic Trans in it,Hope this helps you out, Oct 08, 2012 its a sealed transmission. Check to see if you have a leak. There are quite a few types of cars on the road with sealed automatic transmissions like your Pontiac.
Apply brake Move shift lever through all gear ranges, pausing three seconds in each range. To get an accurate reading, the fluid in the transaxle has to be between 180 and 200 degrees Fahrenheit. The power steering cuts out while driving, making it extremely difficult to steer. So the leak should be repaired by the dealer free of charge. Mar 16, 2011 You can add transmission fluid to you transmission through the transmission fluid dipstick tube.
Clean any debris from pan. Posted on Mar 16, 2011 Remove the transmission pan - some don't have drain plugs, have a big pan underneath to catch the fluid. It's topped off by removing a cap on top of the trans and adding fluid until it starts to run out the hole, with the engine off. Unscrew it then check the level by finding if the fluid is to the hole. If it doesnt solve the problem then your tranny needs to be looked at. It may only need a small amount to accomplish this. Fluid level should be at the bottom of the fluid check hole.
It has a little gear in fluid symbol on it. The fill cap is red and it is on top under and around the air cleaner box. The pcm will display a maintenance required light on the dash if the fluid level is low. If not, remove the red fill cap on top of the transmission, driver side. With the engine off you unscrew the filler cap.