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Where exactly do I locate my transmission plug? I'm use to a dip stick

I just bought this 4Runner and I'm use to doing a routine fluid check, but there is no dip stick for the transmission fluid level. The previous owner did not have the owner's manual so I'm hoping that you could help.

Thanks,

Doreen

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  • hobday03 Sep 17, 2008

    No leaking, but was concerned about it's level and thought that I would flush and change the fluid. Is the dealer my only option, or can they scan it at an oil/filter change shop? Is the transmission the only one they have to scan for the level? I had no idea about the scan tool and now I know why I couldn't find the dip stick. Thanks, Doreen

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Like many new cars there is no dip stick, the fluid level can only be checked at the dealer with a scan tool to verify trans fluid temp before checking the level, does it leak?

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    yadayada Sep 17, 2008

    Have the trans flushed, almost any shop can do it. Unless it has over 60,000 miles then a new filter is in order, the dealer is the best bet there, if the the trans is overfilled it can damage it and cost big bucks to fix,

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