Automatic Transaxle Fluid
It is not necessary to check the transaxle ﬂuid level.
A transaxle ﬂuid leak is the only reason for ﬂuid loss.
If a leak occurs, take your vehicle to the dealership
service department and have it repaired as soon
Change the ﬂuid at the intervals listed in Additional
Required Services on page 6-6, and be sure to use the
transaxle ﬂuid listed in Recommended Fluids and
Lubricants on page 6-12.
Notice: Use of the incorrect automatic transaxle
ﬂuid may damage your vehicle, and the damages
may not be covered by your warranty. Always use
the automatic transaxle ﬂuid listed in Recommended
Fluids and Lubricants on page 6-12.
The cooling system in your vehicle is ﬁlled with
engine coolant. This coolant is designed
to remain in your vehicle for ﬁve years or 100,000 miles
(166 000 km), whichever occurs ﬁrst, if you add only
extended life coolant.
The following explains your cooling system and how to
add coolant when it is low. If you have a problem
with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating on
A 50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and
Give freezing protection down to
Give boiling protection up to 265°F (129°C).
Protect against rust and corrosion.
Help keep the proper engine temperature.
Let the warning lights and gages work as they
Notice: Using coolant other than DEX-COOL
cause premature engine, heater core, or radiator
corrosion. In addition, the engine coolant may
require changing sooner, at the ﬁrst maintenance
service after each 25,000 miles (41 500 km) or
24 months, whichever occurs ﬁrst. Any repairs
would not be covered by your warranty. Always use
(silicate-free) coolant in your vehicle.