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Old 11-25-2016, 09:51 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Mine, 2010 w 137K n running good ��
CHANGE the CVT oil like NOW !
Weakest like of this Honda IS the tranny, FYI..., do it NOW !
Then 20 ish K miles after that, oil is light green out of bottle, brownish color means old !

I'm getting ~50 MPG's regular, no additional aero mods, but they are 'a coming...

Good luck on you G2 ��

Tires I have on the EX are 185/65/15's


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Two days ago I ordered both CVT filters, a new crush washer for the CVT drain, and a new CVT pan gasket. When all that comes in I'll get the fluid and change everything.
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? AFTER many inquiries..., the G2 has INSIDE filter for the transmission, do you plan to REMOVE n REPLACE the tranny CVT filter after REMOVING the transmission and opening it ?
That's a lot of work !
In my G2, it took only 3-three quarts and a crush washer.
The "special" tool to remove CVT plug is a 3/8's extension �� (lol)
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You don't have to remove the entire transmission, just the lower pan. Read this:

Cvt filter change & cooler filter change. - Insight Central: Honda Insight Forum
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My eyes are open now, hearsay is bad and because of not wanting to take things apart n break them, I don't investigate at times ��

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Changed CVT fluid and both filters. I used 3.75 quarts of CVT fluid, but maybe 3.5 would have been enough. FSM says 3.0, but that doesn't include replacing the internal filter. The fluid coming out was close to black, I hope it wasn't too far past its intended service life.



Also replaced the gasket seen in the photo. Carb cleaner plus a rag, all you need, but it takes a while. I think I spent about an hour and a half working on that.
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Try brake cleaner from Wmart for $3.97 a spray can. Nice work! How many of us Atlanteans are on this site?
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Mucho YUCK !

Mine was very dark, not as yours but I do/didnotice the lack of shifting or even more, the initial fluid pump when cold to get the G2 going.
Maybe �� for now but filters will be R & R soon !
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Changed CVT fluid and both filters. I used 3.75 quarts of CVT fluid, but maybe 3.5 would have been enough. FSM says 3.0, but that doesn't include replacing the internal filter. The fluid coming out was close to black, I hope it wasn't too far past its intended service life.



Also replaced the gasket seen in the photo. Carb cleaner plus a rag, all you need, but it takes a while. I think I spent about an hour and a half working on that.
Yikes! That was way past due.
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Yeah I'm glad I didn't wait for the maintenance minder and just went ahead and did it. When I return to the States I will do the oil and brake fluid as a precaution. I've only put 2000 miles on the car since buying it.

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