MTF Inspection and Replacement

1.Park the vehicle on level ground, and turn the ignition switch to LOCK (0).

2.Remove the oil filler plug (A) and washer (B). Check the condition of the fluid, and make sure it is at the proper level (C).


3.If the fluid is dirty, remove the drain plug (D) and drain the fluid.


4.Install the drain plug with a new washer, and refill the transmission fluid to the proper level.

Fluid Capacity
 1.5 L (1.6 US qt, 1.3 lmp qt) at fluid change 
 1.7 L (1.8 US qt, 1.5 lmp qt) at overhaul 

Always use Honda Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF). Using engine oil can cause stiffer shifting and noise because it does not contain the proper additives.

5.Install the oil filler plug with a new washer.