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Danno, if you are contemplating attempting to do this yourself then think again!
This is not a straight forward procedure. To totally drain and refill (including the torque converter) requires specialist knowledge and equipment.
The amount of ATF depends on the capability of the operative/equipment and how much is actually drained off.
Previous discussions on this topic are on the Forum Back Index file (via the Search function).
Try this link for starters:- Automatic transmission fluid replacement?

Edit additional info read this link also :-
 

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Who ever does the ATF change, the wheels need to be off the ground so as to be able to shift through the gears with the engine running. (unlikely with the mobile mechanic). If it is done properly it will be 'costly' on the cost of ATF alone. That said, a new gearbox and work involved will be £5,000+. You do the maths!
I dont know when the change to 6T50 occurred. It might be stamped on the casing somewhere.
 

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Make sure and drain the transmission when its cold otherwise it doesn't all drain out.

I see you bought a filter but you won't be able to fit that unless the transmission is removed and the casing split.
There are other products which do this. It beggars belief in todays modern design technology why things like filters, electrical motor brushes, water supply filters etc, arent designed to be easily accessible without dismantling more or less to the point of destruction of the component. :(
 

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Thanks for reply. Do you know approx how many litres I will need
Have you checked the data in the back of your Owners Handbook?
For my 2012 model page 8-3 it states 8.765Litres for the 2.2 diesel I have no reason to believe that your 2013 model is any different.
If your mechanic is going to do a drain & flush then you'll need more than 4litres in my opinion even allowing for 'trapped' fluid.

If you dont have an owners Handbook I provided a link for downloading these :- Chevrolet Handbook download
 

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Danno, It is good to see you are not only repairing problems but acting proactively to avoid other issues in the future. The frustrating issue is getting parts.

Nordic, Good to see you continuing to contribute your previous Captiva ownership experiences even though (like me) you have since sold your vehicle.

Well done guys.
 
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