how do you replace a transmission pressure control solenoid in a 2003 chevrolet impala
Pull the transmission and change it. The torque converter is inside the bell housing on the front of the transmission. Only way to get it out is to pull the transmission.
You should probably change a Chevy Impala transmission fluid every 3000 miles. This also applies to most vehicles on the road today. It is also important to check your transmission fluid at least twice a month.
Fluid and filter change: 7 qts From dry, including torque converter: 13 qts
They recommend 30,000 miles.
Pull the transmission and change it.
The transmission holds 8.6 quarts total including the torque converter. A fluid change takes about 5 quarts. Use the dipstick to avoid over filling.
Every 30,000 miles would be best.
You will have to remove the transmission and torque converter from the car to get to the front seal.
Trany filters are inside the transmission pan. Usually changed when a trany service (oil change) is done.
The torque converter clutch is inside of the toque converter. You must replace the whole torque converter as an assembly. The torque converter is sandwiched between the engine and transmission inside the transmission bellhousing. To access and replace the torque converter, the transmission will have to be removed. The trnsmission on that car is removed by raising the car on a hoist, supporting the engine with a special engine support tool, removing the lower engine cradle assmebly, and removing the transmission out through the bottom of the vehicle.
A worn transmission gear can cause a Chevy Impala to whine when the gears change. A bad fan belt can also cause this.
from empty torque converter to full or from i drained tranny pan change filter and installed new gasket ?4 qts on filter replacement and about 10 on completely empty including torque converter.
You can either pull the trans or pull the engine. Your choice, But you must do 1 or the other to get to the converter.
remove the transmission and torque converter. Remove the bolts from the pump (front of transmission case) and remove the pump.
The best thing to do is go to bgfindeashop.com and locate a repair shop that has the BG chemicals. They will install a cleaner then back flush the system including the heater . Then they add a fluid conditioner.
For best performance it would be best to do so every 30,000 miles.
you change the tranny when it goes out if that's what you mean, other than that you should change the oil and filter in it between 30 and 50 thousand miles.
19 qts full change/torque converter included.
4.9 qts. ------------- For a fluid and filter change 9.9 qts. ------------- If Transmission and Torque Converter are dry.
you have to pull the whole transmission and remove torque converter and its right behind it.. very fun job......
Inside the transmission case. You'll have to disasemble the torque converter housing from the unit, so the transmission will have to be out of the car in order to change the filter . The most that you can do is change the fluid every 30,000 miles.
I would highly recomend you to replace the converter at the same time. I would also thoughly flush out the transmission oil cooler and lines. The transmission is an expensive investment and you don't wany ANY foreign material from the old, possibly blown transmission contaminating the new transmission. It would greatly reduce the life expectency.
flywheel replacement generally requires removal of the Transmission and Torque Converter .
take the tranny out and pull the converter out of the front of the tranny and put new converter in and make sure you hear it click twice when putting it back onto the tranny and reinstall tranny.