Suzuki launched its compact sedan, the Forenza, in the 2004 model year, and its production lasted through the 2008 model year. The 2006 model year Forenza came in two trim levels, Base and Premium, both of which came standard with an engine. 2.0-liter, 126-horsepower and a five-speed manual transmission; both trim levels also had the option of adding a four-speed automatic transmission instead of the manual. None of the transmissions available from Forenza have a dipstick to check the fluid level; You should check it through a check and fill plug on the transmission.
how to check the automatic transmission oil of a suzuki forensa
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Drive the Suzuki for about three miles to circulate the fluid through the transmission, then park the vehicle on a level surface. Put the vehicle in “Park”, set the parking brake and leave the engine running.
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Raise the front of the Forenza off the ground with a floor jack and place the jack stands under the Forenza subframe. Lower the Suzuki onto the jack stands.
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Crawl under the vehicle and locate the transmission fill plug on the passenger side of the transmission, under the drive axle.
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Place a drain pan under the fill plug and remove the plug, using a ratchet and Suzuki Tool No. DW260-070. If liquid is flowing through the hole, the level is correct. If no fluid is flowing out of the fill hole, add ESSO LT71141 automatic transmission fluid, using a flexible neck funnel, until it flows out of the fill hole.
Step 5: how to check transmission oil
Wipe the fill plug with a clean, lint-free cloth and hand-tighten it into the fill hole. Tighten the fill plug to 33 foot-pounds, using a torque wrench and Suzuki Tool No. DW260-070. Raise the Suzuki off the jack stands, using a floor jack and remove the jack stands. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
Checking the manual transmission fluid level
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Park the Forenza on a level surface and set the parking brake. Raise the front of the vehicle with a floor jack and place the jack stands under the subframe. Lower the Forenza onto the jack stands.
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Crawl under the vehicle and locate the transmission fill and check plug on the driver’s side of the transmission, just behind the driveshaft.
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Place a drain pan under the check and fill plug and remove it with a ratchet and wrench. Insert your finger into the hole and look for the transmission oil. The correct oil level is at the base of the check and fill hole.
Step 4: how to check the transmission oil
Cut the end of the nozzle from a bottle of SAE 80 transmission oil, using a utility knife, and insert the nozzle into the check and fill hole, if the level is low. Squeeze the bottle to start the oil flow to the transmission. Repeat this step until oil comes out of the check and fill hole.
Clean the check and fill plug with a clean, lint-free cloth and hand-tighten it into the transmission. Tighten the check and fill plug with a ratchet and socket; be careful not to overtighten the cap. Raise the Forenza off the jack stands, using a floor jack, and remove the jack stands. Lower the vehicle to the ground.
- Floor jack
- Jack stands up
- Drain pan
- Suzuki Tool No. DW260-070
- ESSO LT71141 Automatic Transmission Fluid (Quantity Varies)
- Flexible neck funnel
- Clean, lint-free cloths
- Torque wrench
- Socket set
- SAE 80 Transmission Oil (Quantity Varies)
- Utility knife