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Where to put Transmission Fluid

I am unable to locate where to put the transmission fluid.

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  • Anonymous Dec 07, 2008

    where is the transmission cap?

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    i found where to put my oil of course but cant seem to fnd where to add my tranny fluid

  • mooseheart19 Dec 24, 2008

    I can't seem to find where to check or fill the transmission fluid. my car will not go foward or backwards. my thought was i was low on fluid.

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There is a nut about 3/4 ways uo your gearbox you can normally only see it from under the car.joe

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Adding transmission fluid


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There is no dipstick on the Malibu transmission. To correctly check fluid level, you must locate the filler cap and the drain plug on the transmission. The filler cap is a red cap located on the drivers side of the transmission between the air filter box and exhaust crossover pipe, almost under the crossover pipe. The drain plug is located on the passengers side of the transmission, just behind where the axle connects to the transmission. It has an 11mm head and can be seen if you lay in front of the passengers front tire, look about 3 inches above the transmission pan. Once you have located these, warm the transmission to normal operating temperature, and with the car running, transmission in park, and the car sitting level, slowley remove the drain plug, have a drain pan under the plug in case any fluid comes out. There should be very little fluid coming out, if there is none coming out re-install the plug, remove the filler cap and put 1/2 quart of fluid in, now run the transmission thru all the gears and back to park. Put the drain pan under the plug and remove the plug, if it is overfull, let it drain until it stops, if it still doesn't have fluid coming out, add 1/2 quart at a time until it does, following the above procedure. Make sure you let any excess fluid drain out and re-install the plug. As noted above, make sure the car is running while checking the fluid. I know it seems complicated but it isn't as bad as it sounds. This same procedure applies to all Chevy Malibus from about 1997 until 2004 if I'm not mistaken.

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I need to change transmission filter and fluid on my 2004 chevy impala and being single and all and female I'm not up to car care that great. Where is the trans filter located. Trying to do my s


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Unable to locate transmission check fluid stick



  • Hi, I can help.

  • There is not stick for this transmission.

  1. Warn your truck up.
  2. Make sure you are on a level surface.
  3. Put it in park.
  4. Set the emergency brake and leave the truck running.
  5. On the back of the transmission there is a little 8mm or 10mm bolt.
  6. Remove the bolt.
  7. If fluid comes out then it is full.
  8. If not then fluid is needed.
  9. Add just until it seeps out of the hole and that the proper way to fill this transmission.

  • If you have any comments please feel free to leave them here.
  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.

Regards, Tony

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I have a 2005 equinox and had to replace the radiator. Some Transmission fluid leaked out and I would like to "top off" the fluid. Do I have to remove the battery casing to get acces to the top...


No, you add fluid in the same hole the check stick is located. Remove teh dip stick and put funnel in teh hole and add fluid in the same location. if that is a manual transmission you will ahve to locate teh check hole on the side of the transmission, normally passenger side or rear of teh transmission and add fluid at that location. Since the lines connected to your radiator I assume you have an automatic since manual transmissions normally do not.

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