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Transmission fluid and not starting in the cold

It has been difficult to change gears and my car is idling over 5, soI stopped driving it. I checked my transmission fluid and I think thatit has absolutely nothing in it. I know that on most cars you leavethe engine running when you check, I just want to make sure that you dothis for the Saturn as well? Also, do you poor the transmission fluidin while the car is running as well? What are the chances that I havea leak? Haha im hoping it just disappeared because spending money isnot an option. I would take it to the shop, but im scared to drive itnow because it idled so high. Also, when the temperature drops belowsay 20 degrees, my car will not start, does anybody else have thisproblem? What are your solutions?

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    I have saturn sl 1993 - Manual transmission... Doesnot shift easily and at times hard to change gears. I checked the oil and thought it was a bit low so I bought its fluid and added. After all that it still has the same shifting problem. What can go wrong?

    I am dying to get some idea otherwise I am going to be a victim to my mechanic who won't even look at it without 79 dollars!

    thanks

    yacob

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