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My girlfriend wants me to change the transmission fluid on her car. She's got a 2001 gxe. I'm not familiar with nissans at all. There's no tricks correct? I won't need to put the new fluid in with a pump? General location of bolt to drain? Thanks in advance for any help.
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you'll see the drain and fill pretty easily. Drain requires a 14mm hex...I suggest getting the one that fits in a socket wrench, that thing will be TIGHT. Fill requires a 10mm hex head. Drain is on the side facing the wheel. fill is on the front facing the bumper. (of the tranny of course)

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those drain and fill plugs are they in the same spot for standard and auto
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don't know.

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My girlfriend wants me to change the transmission fluid on her car. She's got a 2001 gxe. I'm not familiar with nissans at all. There's no tricks correct? I won't need to put the new fluid in with a pump? General location of bolt to drain? Thanks in advance for any help.
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