Foreign Transmission Parts Eagle River AK
July 16, 2009
If a 1999-2000 Quest or Altima exhibits a “chirp” noise as the automatic transmission shifts from 2nd to 3rd gear, particularly when accelerating the vehicle with only 1/8 throttle applied, the noise may be coming from the high clutch assembly during operation.
This noise can be eliminated by adding two bottles (200 cc each, 400 cc total) of Automatic Transmission Fluid Treatment to the transmission. Follow the procedure outlined to confirm and resolve the incident, should it occur.
2. Check the automatic transmission fluid level:
a. Park the vehicle on a level surface, put the A/T gear selector lever in “park,” set the parking brake, and leave the engine idling.
b. Remove the A/T dipstick and wipe it clean with a lint-free paper.
c. Re-insert the dipstick into the dipstick tube as far as it will go.
d. Remove the dipstick and note the fluid level reading.
Warning: The fluid level must be at least one pint below the top of the “hot” range on the dipstick at fluid temperatures of 50° to 80° C (122° to 176° F) before proceeding. If fluid needs to be drained, stop the engine, allow the vehicle to cool and drain the fluid level to th...