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How to put transmission fluid in a 98 vw passat

Where is the dip stick

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That is a sealed transmission (non servicable)so it doesn't have a dipstick.. You will need to take it to a shop to have it serviced.. There are plugs on the side of the transmission ( high and low). Open the high plug, the fluid should just trickle out of the hole. If it needs fluid add until it starts to trickle. It would be better to take it to the shop and have it serviced.

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SOURCE: i need to know where is the dip stick to check the

There is no automatic transmission dip stick on your car. There is a long procedure to check and fill and you will need special fluid from VW. Better left to the dealer. If you want the procedure let me know.


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SOURCE: How do I put fluid in automatic transmission?

if there is no dipstick on a transmission there is NO need to add fluid. This is called a sealed transmission some BMW have this type of tranny the oil is changed at service intervals that vary from different companies/make and model the average is 24,000-60,00 interval. the oil needs to be measured and pumped into transmission from the bottom of vehicle. I hope i answered your question. thanks for using FIX YA.

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