Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual: Automatic gearbox oil: Draining - Filling

Renault Koleos Service Repair Manual / Transmission / Automatic gearbox / Automatic gearbox oil: Draining - Filling

6-SPEED AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

Automatic gearbox

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair.

 

Note: When draining, filling or checking the oil level, always shift the gear lever to the Park position.

 

Note: The oil level must be checked at a temperature of 40ºC +- 2.

 

Note: The automatic transmission oil should preferably be changed when the oil is warm (approximately 60ºC maximum) in order to remove as many impurities as possible.

DRAINING

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift.
IMPORTANT To prevent the vehicle from falling, lash it to the vehicle lift using a strap.
  • Remove the engine undertray.

Automatic gearbox

  • Remove:
    • the level-setting plug (1) ,
    • the oil overflow pipe (2) .
  • Drain the automatic gearbox.
  • Refit the oil overflow pipe.
  • Torque tighten the oil overflow pipe (8 N.m).
  • Refit the level-setting plug.
  • Torque tighten the level-setting plug (8 N.m).

FILLING

  • Remove:
    • the battery
    • the battery tray
    • the input speed sensor
  • Top up the automatic gearbox with 3.2 litres of new oil in the input speed sensor mounting hole.
  • Refit:
    • the input speed sensor
    • the battery tray
    • the battery.
  • Run the engine at idle speed.
  • Connect the Diagnostic tool.
  • Establish dialogue with the automatic transmission computer.
  • Monitor the automatic transmission oil temperature parameter.
  • Wait for the temperature to reach 40ºC +- 2.
  • Place a container under the level-setting plug.
  • Remove only the level-setting plug, leaving the engine running.
  • If the oil does not flow out or the quantity collected is below 0.1 litres :
    • Switch off the engine,
    • refit the level-setting plug,
    • add 0.5 litre of oil,
    • allow the automatic gearbox oil to cool to 30ºC,
    • run the engine at idle speed,
    • wait for the automatic gearbox oil temperature to reach 40ºC +- 2,
    • place a container under the level-setting plug,
    • remove the level-setting plug.
  • Repeat these operations until more than 0.1 litres of oil is recovered in the container.
  • Remove the O-ring from the level-setting plug.
  • Refit:
    • the new O-ring on the level-setting plug,
    • the level-setting plug.
  • Torque tighten the level-setting plug (8 N.m).
  • Refit the engine undertray.

FK0 or FK8

Automatic gearbox

IMPORTANT Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair.

 

Note: When draining, filling or checking the oil level, always shift the gear lever to the Park position.

 

Note: The oil level must be checked at a temperature between 50ºC and 80ºC.

DRAINING

  • Position the vehicle on a two-post lift.
IMPORTANT To prevent the vehicle from falling, lash it to the vehicle lift using a strap.
  • Remove the engine undertray.

Automatic gearbox

  • Remove:
    • the drain plug (1) ,
    • the O-ring from the drain plug.
  • Drain the automatic gearbox.
  • Refit:
    • the new O-ring on the drain plug,
    • the drain plug.
  • Torque tighten the drain plug (34 N.m).

FILLING

  • Remove the air inlet sleeve.

Automatic gearbox

  • Remove the oil level gauge (2) from the automatic variable gearbox.
  • Top up the automatic gearbox oil to the specified level using the oil charging pipe (3) .
  • Check the oil level using the automatic gearbox oil level gauge (2) after heating the automatic gearbox oil to a temperature between 50ºC and 80ºC.
  • Refit:
    • the oil level gauge,
    • the engine undertray.
  • Connect the Diagnostic tool. For programming procedures (see Fault finding - Replacement of components.

CHECKING THE OIL LEVEL

  • Wait until the temperature of the automatic gearbox oil is between 50ºC and 80ºC.
  • Put the gear lever in the Park position.
  • Run the engine at idle speed.
  • Firmly apply the parking brake.
  • Move the gear lever to the D position.
  • Remove the oil level dipstick.
  • Clean the oil level dipstick.

Automatic gearbox

  • Refit the dipstick, rotated 180º from its initial position.

Automatic gearbox

  • Check the automatic gearbox oil level on the dipstick.
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