How do you check the transmission fluid in a Hyundai Elantra?

If your vehicle is a manual transmission, expect to change your transmission fluid anywhere between 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Possibly even every 15,000 miles with heavy use. An automatic transmission may never need that fluid changed, but can also need it as soon 30,000 miles.

If your vehicle is a manual transmission, expect to change your transmission fluid anywhere between 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Possibly even every 15,000 miles with heavy use. An automatic transmission may never need that fluid changed, but can also need it as soon 30,000 miles.

Likewise, what kind of transmission fluid does a Hyundai Elantra take? CARQUEST DEXRON®-VI FULL SYNTHETIC ATF is recommended for use in all GM DEXRON® applications and in transmissions applications calling for Toyota WS, Nissan Matic J and Matic S, Ford part numbers XT-10-QLV and XT-6-QSP, Honda Z-1 and DW-1, and Hyundai SP-VI.

Then, how do you check transmission fluid in a manual car?

Most of the time, the level of a manual transmission is checked by placing your finger into the filler plug hole and seeing if you get some fluid onto the end of your finger. If you don’t, then the fluid is low. If there is fluid at that level, then no additional fluid is needed.

What are the symptoms of low transmission fluid?

Here are some low transmission fluid symptoms you should know about.

  • Trouble Shifting Gears. One of the reasons for having problems with the transmission is debris in the fluid.
  • Unusual Shifts.
  • Surging Transmission.
  • Delayed Gear Engagement.
  • Gear Slippage.
  • Transmission Becomes Overheated.

How often should I change my transmission fluid Hyundai?

If you don’t change it often enough, your transmission fluid will become contaminated with metal particles and begin to break down. Transmission fluid change intervals can vary widely, but we recommend somewhere between 30,000-60,000 miles, or every two to four years.

At what mileage should I change transmission fluid?

Manual: Most manufacturers recommend that manual transmission fluid be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Under heavy-duty use, some manufacturers suggest changing transmission fluid every 15,000 miles. Automatic: Service intervals for an automatic transmission vary from every 30,000 miles to never.

How many quarts of transmission fluid does a Hyundai Elantra take?

4 quarts

How do you know when to change your transmission fluid?

If you hear grinding or squealing, pull over as soon as possible and check your transmission oil or fluid level while the engine is still running. When you do, also note the color of the fluid. If it is anything other than bright red, you may need a transmission fluid change.

Does Hyundai recommend transmission flush?

Even if your car has an automatic transmission, you still need to undergo regular transmission fluid flushes and checkups. At Reliable Hyundai, we recommend you change your automatic transmission fluid every 20,000 to 25,000 miles to maintain optimum performance.

Are transmission flushes really necessary?

Under normal driving conditions, a flush is NOT necessary at 46K miles. The shops make money on flushes, that’s why they recommend them. Most transmissions are good for 100,000 miles before requiring maintenance. Maintenance is debated between a flush and a fluid drain and fill.

Does changing transmission fluid help shifting?

If you catch a shifting issue very early, a transmission fluid flush can sometimes fix shifting issues. The fresh fluid helps clutch discs and steel discs bond and hold without slipping. The seal conditioners in the new fluid help soften the clutch piston lip seals so they seal better.

How much does it cost to change transmission fluid?

The cost to have your fluid changed by a dealer, service center or independent mechanic ranges from $80 to $250. The average cost is around $100 for both automatic and manual transmissions. We recommend getting the filter replaced and pan cleaned every time the fluid is changed.

How do you check the transmission fluid on a 2012 Hyundai Elantra?

Transmission Fluid Level Check Hyundai Elantra (2007-2012) Getting Started. Open the Hood. Remove Dipstick. Check Level. Insert dipstick and pull it out to determine level. Add Fluid. Determine correct fluid type and add fluid. Replace Dipstick. More Info. Additional information on checking trans. fluid levels.

How much transmission fluid does a 2013 Hyundai Elantra take?

You will need aprox 5 liters of transmission fluid.

What type of transmission fluid does a 2010 Hyundai Elantra take?

ACDelco DEXRON-VI Automatic Transmission Fluid is the most recent release in the well-established DEXRON series of automotive Hyundai Elantra 2010, ATF Type HK Automatic Transmission Fluid, 1 Quart by Idemitsu®. This product is made of high-quality components to meet and exceed strict quality requirements.