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My car is reving high before the speed picks up .. i think it need tranmission fuid.

I have no idea where to fill the trani fluid..my manual says i can check the tansaxil fluid next to the break master cylinder but i cant find that eaither .. the car is reving before it picks up speed and is very hesitant to pick up speed... it is a 1998 chevy cavalier 4 speed automatic with a 2.2 engiene

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    Tammy-Lyn Brown Jun 03, 2012

    There is a red cap located next to the master cylinder that you add the fluid into. Make sure you have a transmission fluid funnel, or you'll make a mess everywhere. If you lift the car up on a hoist, there will be a kind of sight glass on the bottom of the transmission, near the passenger side tire. To make sure you have the proper level, you need to pull the bolt out. If fluid comes out, you're okay. If there is nothing trickling out, she needs some more.

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