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How can I add trans fluid to my 99 caravan? I cannot locate it

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If u know u need to add trans fluid, I assume u found the dipstick to check the fluid level? If so, that's where u add the fluid, w/ engine running and using a funnel, slowly add it. Shift thru the gears slowly several times, and check level again. Don't overfill, it's bad for the tranny.

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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If you can't find a dipstick you must fill and check through the level plug in the side of the trans ( usually just above the pan rail on the drivers side)

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Checking the transmission fluid in your Volkswagen isn't as simple as it used to be. To check the transmission fluid level requires your vehicle to be on a lift that it can be set level on. With the engine running and transmission warm, a plug has to be removed from the bottom of the transmission pan. This plug is at the base of a short stand-pipe (tube) inside the transmission oil pan. With the plug removed a small amount of oil should spill out (what is trapped in the stand-pipe) and if the fluid is at the correct it will continue to drip. If that is the case the transmission fluid is at the correct level. If all that comes out is what is trapped in the stand-pipe then the fluid level could be low. To add fluid to the transmission requires removal of the fill plug that is located on the front left upper corner by the oil pan. Oil is added at that point until oil starts running out or dripping from the stand-pipe. When replacing the fill plug you also need a replacement lock for the plug from Volkswagen. Many of today's vehicles are equipped with sealed transmissions that require specialized procedures, equipment and parts to check the transmission fluid level. Sorry for the bad or good news. This way just make sure that the person services the transmission to keep the warranty valid. 

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it is indeed under the trans pan. the trans pan is on the driver side of the car. it should have a fairly large drain bolt in it.

my i suggest that unless this service is absolutely needed that you leave your transmission alone.

chances are that your transmission is already malfunctioning, and if thats the case you will need a new transmission. as fluid changes have no effect on ultradrive transmissions that are malfunctioning.

in fact fluid changes on working ultradrive transmissions have been known to make them non-functional.

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