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    • Drive the car prior to performing the CVT fluid change. The fluid should be warm when it is changed.

    • Park the car on a flat surface. While the car is running, keep your foot on the brakes and move the gear shift through all of gears: P, R, N, D1, D2, D3.

    • Put the car in Park and turn the car off.

    • Remove the transmission fluid dipstick.

    • Using a flathead screwdriver, push in the black plastic tab of the dipstick and pull it out.

    • Using a clean rag, wipe the fluid off and then reinsert it. However, insert it backwards so that it doesn't lock again.

    • Pull the dipstick out again and verify that the fluid mark is at the second notch at the bottom of the dipstick.

    • Keep the dipstick out of the drain hole.

    • Move the drain pan underneath the transmission drain pan.

    • Approximately five quarts of CVT fluid will be drained.

    • Use a 00mm socket to remove the drain bolt.

    • TIP: Use the socket to loosen the bolt and then use your fingers to finish removing the bolt. This will help prevent the fluid from leaking onto the socket wrench.

    • Leave the fluid drain for approximately 10-15 minutes.

    • Insert a new crush washer onto the drain bolt.

    • Insert the bolt into the transmission and tighten it with you fingers.

    • Use a torque wrench to tighten the bolt to xx ft/lbs.

    • Refill the transmission with CVT fluid. The car typically takes xx quarts of CVT fluid.

    • Insert three quarts of fluid.

    • Insert the dipstick and check the fluid level.

    • Continue to add small amounts of fluid until the dipstick shows that the fluid reaches the second mark from the bottom.

    • Reinsert and lock the dipstick.

    • Take the car for a drive. Don't drive too aggressively.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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