ATF Replacement

NOTE: Keep All foreign particles out of the transmission.

1.Bring the transmission up to normal operating temperature (the radiator fan comes on).

2.Park the vehicle on level ground, and turn the engine off.

3.Remove the splash shield.

4.Remove the drain plug (A), and drain the automatic transmission fluid (ATF).


5.Reinstall the drain plug and a new sealing washer (B).

6.Refill the transmission with the recommended fluid through the dipstick hole until the level reaches the upper mark on the dipstick. Always use genuine Honda ATF-Z1 Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF). Using a non-Honda ATF can affect shift quality.

Automatic Transmission Fluid Capacity 
3.1 L (3.3 US qt, 2.7 Imp qt) at change 
7.2 L (7.6 US qt, 6.3 Imp qt) at overhaul 
2.9 L (3.1 US qt, 2.6 Imp qt) at change 
6.5 L (6.9 US qt, 5.7 Imp qt) at overhaul