Question about 1998 Oldsmobile Aurora
Transmission fluid under pressure when at idle. Pours out when cap opened to check level.
The transmission is probably WAY overfilled. If you are trying to "check" or "top-off" the fluid level by removing the FILL/VENT CAP and looking in, then that is most likely the case.
The fluid is checked on that transmission by placing the vehicle on a hoist and removing the CHECK PLUG with the engine running. The fluid should just barely dribble out from the check plug when it is checked. Please note from the diagram below, that the check plug is UNDER the vehicle iand is WAY below the FILL/VENT CAP.
Posted on Feb 11, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Hi, and no thats not true, all transmissions are sealed. hehe silly Mechanic.
Anyways, If that little red thingy there is a dipstick then yes you could reach it bc it was put there for a reason, for it to be checked.
Now you can pull it out and inspect eh fluid, but the car has to be warm and running and in park or nuetral. Then if it is low you can add little by little until the dipstick is at the required mark ( remeber to clean after each fill)
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
next to axle on pasanger seide is chek nut,yu haw to raise car meke shore is safe and lewel,lose nut if fluid coms to leak is full ,if naed fluid open red cap on top of transmision and ad fluid untl start caming from hole,put in nut,yu dane lewel is ok,if transmision dont laek yu dont hawe to chek lewel,remember replece treni fluid ewry 30k.go somwer and make transmision flash.Thenk's
Posted on Mar 14, 2009
With the car on level ground, in park and engine running. Just pull out the trans dipstick. It will be marked low and high, Ususally its .5 qt between marks. As long as its between the marks, all is OK.
Posted on Nov 17, 2009
A 92 should have a normal dipstick for the ATF, near the firewall, if it is an automatic.
If it is a stick, then you need to pull the plug on the side of the tranny, underneath.
Posted on Jun 08, 2010
Your car does not have one. Dipstick that is. It has 2 plugs o the right side of the tranny, one is level and the other is fill. Pull the bottom plug, if fluid seeps out, it is full, if it doesn't, take off the top plug and fill it up with the right fluid. There is about 16 different types out there now. If you are having trouble with the tranny, write back to me for my 2 cents worth of advice. Hope this helps.
Posted on Jun 10, 2010
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