What kind of transmission fluid does a Mini Cooper use?

FRAM Transmission Fluid – Full Synthetic Dexron VI Automatic Transmission Fluid 1 Quart (Part No. F426) FRAM DEXRON®-VI FULL SYNTHETIC ATF represents the latest technology in full synthetic automatic transmission fluids.

How do you check the transmission fluid on a 2008 Mini Cooper?

Check Your Transmission Fluid

  1. Start your car, place it in Neutral and Park, and let it run.
  2. Locate the dipstick.
  3. Insert the dipstick fully into your transmission fluid and pull it out.
  4. Take note of color and smell.
  5. Take note of fluid level.
  6. Wipe dipstick clean, put it back, and turn off your engine.

What kind of transmission fluid does a 2006 Mini Cooper take?

Valvoline MaxLife Synthetic Transmission Fluid Multi-Vehicle 1 Quart.

How much transmission fluid does a Mini Cooper take?

Transmission Fluid Change
Manual Transmission Fluid Type* MTF 94 Lifetime transmission oil (Mk I models)
Manual Transmission Fluid Capacity 1.7 liters/1.8 quarts (Cooper)
1.9 liters/2.0 quarts (Cooper S)
Automatic Transmission Fluid Capacity (drain and refill) 4.5 liters/4.8 quarts (CVT or Agitronic)

When should I change my transmission fluid Mini Cooper?

Typically, you’ll want to change the fluid every 50,000 miles or so along with the filter in the transmission.

How do you check transmission oil?

Pull out the dipstick, wipe it clean, replace it slowly, and then pull it back out. Check the fluid level—how high the fluid comes up on the dipstick—against the “full” and “low” or “fill” marks on the dipstick. The color of transmission fluid can tell you a lot about the health of your car’s transmission.

What type of transmission fluid does a 2005 Mini Cooper take?

The Complete Automatic Transmission Fluid Application Guide For Your MINI

2005 2008 ESSO CVT EZL 799 / MINI ATF-5
2005 2006 MINI ATF JWS 3309
2005 2008 MINI ATF JWS 3309

What is gl4 transmission fluid?

Valvoline Gear Oil GL-4 is a multi-vehicle gear oil created for gearboxes and transaxles of passenger cars and vehicles. Valvoline™ gear fluid provides outstanding protection and lubrication of the gearbox of passenger cars, service, and other vehicles over a wide range of climatic conditions and temperatures.

What’s the transmission fluid level on a Mini Cooper?

Transmission Fluid Level Check Mini Cooper (2008-2015) – 2009 Mini Cooper Clubman 1.6L 4 Cyl. Our research indicates that your vehicle does not have a transmission fluid dipstick. These types of transmissions are designed to be maintenance free.

When to change 6 speed transmission on Mini Cooper?

Like many modern automatic transmissions, Mini has stated the fluid in the 6-speed automatic transmission is good for the life of the vehicle. However, many enthusiasts have discovered that changing the fluid every 50k miles not only helps the longevity of the transmission, but also smooths gear changes. By Jared Hammond – July 5, 2016

What should I do if my transmission fluid is low?

Your car must be level when the fluid is checked and we therefore recommend having a mechanic with a hydraulic lift or underground bay check your transmission fluid. Any fluid leaks for this type of transmission should be treated by a mechanic. Hans Angermeier has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars.

Where are the oil plugs in a Mini Cooper?

The MINI’s manual transmission has two plugs for filling and emptying the transmission oil, located on the side and bottom of the transmission case.