Jerry Bell 8/16/2012
1991 Mercedes Benz 500SL Base 8 Cyl 5.0L
Transmissions & Drivetrains
How do you change the transmission filter
Mark A.M.D 8/16/2012
Transmission oil pan needs to be dropped and drained, The filter sits on the bottom of the hydraulic unit. It's usually secured by a clip. You should also change the filter seal that will be supplied in the kit. Some late model vehicles are designed with a Long Life fluid system which is designed to last the life of the transmission, maintainence free from servicing.