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Old 03-02-2002, 1:47 PM   #1
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How to fill Transmission fluid in 3.0 CL?

Hi Guys,

I don't have a user manual because it didn't came with the car when I bought it used. Can anyone tell me where I can check the transmission fluid, and how to fill it on a 1997 Acura CL 3.0? Any help will be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
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**EXTERIOR** [color=dark-blue](Body): Wings West Front Air Dam -- OEM Spoiler -- OEM Fog Lights -- 1997/2001 Gold Kit -- Rear Mud Guards -- PIAA Wiper Blades[/color]
(Engine): 1999 J30A1 -- Zex 100-Shot Wet Kit (nitrous plugs/purge kit/pressure gauge/remote bottle opener/bottle warmer) -- Helix Power Tower -- Modified AEM Polished CAI w/ K&N Filter -- 180-Amp Alternator -- NGK High Performance Plug Wires -- OBX RACING HEADERS -- 3A Racing Axle-Back Exhaust -- Hayden Transmission Cooler -- Viper 160XV Remote Starter
(Suspension/Brakes): Eibach Pro-Kit -- KYB AGX Adjustable Struts -- Brembo Zinc-plated Cross-Drilled/Slotted Rotors -- Axxis Metal Master Pads -- Black Calipers
(Wheels/Tires): ADR RS Limited VALKYRIE 18" x 7.5", 42mm offset/Nitto NT 555 Extreme Performance P225/40ZR18 92W ****Nitto NT 555R 205/45/16 Drag Radials for the track****
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Hondas not kidding about

that shift quality shit, use their atf. and buy a long funnel at pepboys or some other auto parts store.
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Thanks guys!

Thanks a lot!! BTW what is the best ATF fluid to use again? I read someone mentioned something about improving the shifting by a lot... Can I get it from autozone? Thanks guys!
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Quick ??? When I first bought my car last year, I myself added the ATF in the hole of the dipstick, I never bothered to look at the manual, DUHHHH. Will this affect the transmission? From reading this I am going to change my transmisson fluid being that I added NON-ACURA...
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