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Jack your car up put it on jackstands then locate your transmission pan, figure out what sockets you will need, first drain all the fluid out of the transmission, next drop the pan by taking out all of the bolts, pull you filter out while you are still under the car. Pull the pan out into an open spot and clean the pan out with gas but first check the bottom of the pan for metal shavings. This allows you to see if you tranny is acting alright and not eating at the valve walls. Then dry it off and scrap the old gasket off the pan. Clean off all the excess gasket off the pan and creating a clean surface to put the new one on. Before you go back under the car take your new filter with you and put that back in the transmission. Now put a little bit off tranny fluid on both sides of the gasket before putting it on the transmission. Then rebolt the pan to the tranny make sure you don't strip any of the bolts. Slowly tighten each one but do it in a diagonal pattern to insure tightness throughout the whole pan. Don't over torque the bolts or you could crack the pan or strip a bolt. Then drop the car down a little bit add you fluid through the dipstick opening. Add recommended amount and let car idle in neutral for about 10 minutes to check for leaks and allow fluid to get into the new filter. Then check the fluid and add slowly what is needed to fill the tranny up.

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