Transmission Fluid
Saturn S-Series

What type of transmission fluid for a 2001 Saturn SL1?



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Saturn recommends it's own branded trans fluid but also notes that type III can be used-it may shift a bit firmer-I have used it with no problems-you should also change the screw-on trans filter that is located just behind the air filter assembly box-drain the fluid change the filter-then SLOWLY add the new fluid the the automatic trans dipstick filler area-(if you go too fast it will gurgle out the funnel-should take about 4.2 us quarts-