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Old 06-20-2014, 09:48 PM   #1
omerc10696
 
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Exclamation Help! I think I accidentally drained the transmission fluid

I have a automatic 2010 2LT Last year I very easily and successfully changed my oil. Today I set out to change my oil again but after getting started I had something come up and had to rush. I quickly took out the bolt in the center of the pan on the bottom of my car, drained all the oil, changed the filter and filled her up with 6 quarts. As I started to drive I noticed her revving kind of hard at times, and a weird sound. I drove a few miles then back home again (had to pick up my mom from her doctor and drive her home), I then googled possible reasons my car would rev after an oil change and came across someone with a similar issue and people said some tranny oil must've been drained accidentally. That's when i remembered the instructions I followed last year while doing my oil change that said to be very careful about which nut you remove, i couldn't find that post anymore but looking up pictures on how to change the V6's oil the nut is on the side and not the one I took out.

Anyway how do i add transmission fluid back? What are the chances I caused serious damage to my transmission? (I drove about 8 miles, kept it slow and under 2k rev). Any help would be appreciated. Thanks!

Last edited by omerc10696; 06-20-2014 at 09:55 PM. Reason: added "auto"
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Old 06-21-2014, 09:29 AM   #2
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So if you drained the tranny, but then filled your engine with oil, your engine would be twice as full as it should be as well.
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