I wouldn't mind putting in the synchromesh now and re-doing it in a few months with more synchromesh, but in my case that sounds like overkill being that the tranny was flushed about 40k miles ago when the clutch was replaced. Is blending it with SynchroMesh a legitimately beneficial option, and why? Unless I know for a fact that the previous owner didnt abuse it, maybe I wouldnt worry. Engine is becoming rusty and coroded. Raise up the car on jack stands the obvious, but some newbie is bound to ask 2. Different brands have different additives and react with eachother. This article applies to the Honda Accord 1990-2002. I'll definitely update this thread down the line.
Is it best to perform the flush with a warm tranny in order to better get all the fluid out? When adding transmission fluid to your Civic, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill. Don't be one of them. Goes offf when gas tank is filled. They tend to stick to things and rub off whatever they catch. Take your time removing this bolt because the fluid will generally spurt out quickly at first. When oil is leaking from the rear main seal, it may make contact with the flywheel and splatter throughout the engine bay. This article applies to the Honda Accord, and Civic 1992-2000.
Locate the filling bolt and the drain bolt. Avoid that travesty by replacing the clutch and flywheel on your Honda. But, it ran very low on fluid, with the wrong fluid regularly and was seized twice. Then drained, saw a bunch of metal particles on the drain bolt, cleaned them up, reinstalled and filled with Amsoil. It is not recommended for novice do-it-yourselfers.
Transmission fluid is what allows the. Had I know about the synchromesh when my clutch needed replacing then I would've done it then. Clean up the excess transmission fluid with a rag. I've read suggestions ranging from just driving up to operating temperature, to driving a few hundred or thousand miles as a flush. Luckily, the transmission does not have too many seals, so narrowing down a leak point in the transmission is not as difficult as finding them in an engine. I'm thinking it'd be smart to do a flush run with the magnetic plug to catch any lose metal fragments. Click on this article, and find out how to fix the shaking in your clutch.
Now they will not fix anyhting unless I pay for it. I may not get much but every little bit helps to some degree, which is the point. My buddy who owns a shop did it so I'm not worried about anything being previously over-tightened either. Here is where some confusion occurs with other options to consider adding to the basic flush listed above. I've researched this a bit but much of the information is a few years old and most of the threads bounce around different options. I used to race it all the time, went to the local track, taught 7 or 8 people how to drive a standard with it -so lotsa ground gears.
All my gears work just fine and it shifts good. Here are the steps to diagnose: Raise the vehicle, and set it down on jack stands. Focus on each boot, and look for any tears or leaks. However, if you can manage the repair, a gasket set generally costs less than twenty dollars. I wouldnt flush with a different brand. Find out how to do just that here. Towed a lot with it.
Just that a trans thats not abused at all might last 500,000miles on 10w30 and 3 million miles on syncromesh. However, with replacing the boots alone, you risk damaging the axle or letting unchecked damage go. If your racing or whatever maybe a boutique oil like amsoil or redline is better, but look at used oil analysis and what people who have done it say about it because i dont know if it would actually help. That seems to be what people like. A little excess fluid will leak out because the car takes 1. To diagnose: Raise the car and set it down on jack stands.
Never heard about or looked into blending them. I dont think you would get much though. I dont notice the difference until its about 1. Continue watching to learn how to locate three of the most common causes of transmission fluid leaks. If someone grinds your gears for you maybe flush it but use the same kind of fluid! Find out how to do just that here.