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Nissan Navara D40 Automatic Transmission Oil Change

Nissan Navara D40


Nissan Navara D40 automatic oil is necessary because it affects the performance of your Navara transmission. Looking at the color of the automatic transmission fluid will indicate a problem inside the D40 automatic transmission. With that said, changing automatic transmission fluid must not be neglected during periodic maintenance. here's, how to change the automatic transmission fluid of D40 Navara.

Is changing transmission fluid for Navara D40 easy? Yes, changing transmission fluid is easy and here's how to change A/T fluid for Nissan Navara D40:

Nissan Navara D40 Automatic Gearbox Oil Change


Step 1. Start the engine and warm up the automatic transmission fluid.
Step 2. Stop the engine then loosen the level gauge bolt and remove the A/T fluid level gauge

Nissan Navara D40

Nissan Navara D40

10 - Nissan Navara Gearbox Oil Charging Pipe Location 11- A/T Fluid Dipstick

Step 3. Remove the drain plug and drain the ATF from the drain hole. Install the drain plug gasket and drain plug to the oil pan after the gearbox oil is completely drained. Always remember that the drain plug gasket must be replaced, do not reuse the gasket.

Nissan Navara D40

Step 4. Refill the transmission with new automatic transmission fluid. Pour the ATF at A/T fluid charging pipe with the engine idling, while refilling drain the remaining old transmission fluid from the A/T fluid cooler hose return side. If the color of the fluid that comes out is the same as the color of the new ATF then the replacement is completed.

Nissan Navara Oil Change Interval
Warm up the engine, drive the Navara on level ground, and check for the oil leakage from engine components. When checking for the engine oil leakage, do the inspection around each part such as the oil pan.
Learn more: Nissan Navara Oil Change Interval

The amount of new ATF to use should be 30 to 50% increase in the specified amount. Use Genuine Nissan ATF Matic J for automatic transmission, the ATF capacity is 10.3 liter (9-1/8 imp qt).

How many liters of oil does a Nissan Navara take?

Nissan Navara D40

Step 5. After the replacement is completed, run the engine at idle speed for 5 minutes, and then check the A/T fluid level. If the ATF is still dirty then repeat steps 1 to 5.

Step 6. Install the removed A/T fluid level gauge into the A/T fluid charging pipe and tighten the level gauge bolt. When you replace Navara automatic transmission fluid avoid spilling of ATF to parts that generate heat such as the exhaust system. Use only recommended Nissan ATF.

Nissan Navara Maintenance Tips

On this page, you will find Nissan Navara D40 maintenance tips necessary to ensure that your Navara is in good condition.

Learn more: Nissan Navara Maintenance Tips

Using a different type of ATF may cause deterioration in drivability and automatic transmission durability which might damage the A/T of your D40 Navara. This kind of problem is not covered by warranty. Therefore make sure that you follow the recommended maintenance schedule for your Nissan Navara D40.



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