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My transmission on my 2005 Chevy cobalt is acting up I need to know if it's possible to put transmission fluid into the cobalt I have no idea where to put it there is a little On top of the transmissi

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If it is a automatic transmission just open the hood and there is a tube other than the oil tube usually the opposing side of the engine between the engine and the fire wall it has a long dip stick just like the oil stick and this fluid level should be checked when engine is running in park,If it is manual transmission it is usually a sealed unit.

Posted on Dec 18, 2012

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checking the transmission fluid involves lifting the vehicle and removing a plug on the transmission, it is quite difficult and messy if you don't have access to a lift, the vehicle has to be level and at operating temperature in park, there is a small plug on the side of the transmission near the passenger axle shaft. remove the plug slowly, i believe it is an 11mm bolt, if fluid drips out, the level is ok, if no fluid comes out, there is a small plastic screw on cap on top of the transmission itself on the driverside near the oil filter cap, add fluid slowly untill fluid starts to drip out of the plug hole, once the fluid starts to drip, insert the plug and tighten, don't overtighten, just snug it up.!!!make sure you use the right fluid, this is important!!! i believe your fluid is dextron 6, double check in your owners manual, the use of any other fluid will cause damage!!! also, do not remove the small plug on the front of the transmission, that is the pressure plug, all the fluid will shoot out with force if that plug is removed!!!

Posted on Jun 20, 2009

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There are only 2 things you can try to fix this yourself: turn off the engine and open the driver side door (to turn the radio off). Wait 5 minutes, start your car.
If that does not solve it, turn off your engine, disconnect the car battery, wait about 5 minutes. Reconnect the battery (negative pole first - black connector) and try your radio again.

If neither one of these two fix your problem, I am afraid only a GM service center or dealership can fix the problem. The Cobalt is notorious for all kinds of electrical issues.

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SOURCE: How do I change transmission fluid in 2006 Chevy

jack the car up and remove the trans pan (12 bolts I think), inside you will find the filter replace it, after u finish refill with the exact same amount of fluid (about 3-4 quarts of Dexron 6 ATF) and then recheck hot, don't overfill...

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

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There should be a drain screw on the bottom of the pan, drain the pan it is recommended that you change the filter also, you have to unbolt the pan and lower it to change the filter. bolt the pan back up and fill the transmission back up. i hope that helps you out.
To add the transmission fluid you pull your oil cap remove the cover as if you were going to change the oil filter on the same side as the oil filter or the drivers side their is a cap that has a gear on it look down past the hoses and you will see the black cap you will need a long neck funnel and only use the dex III you will need to find out how much fluid the transmission hold hopes this helps you.

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SOURCE: How do you check the transmission fluid level on a

The transmission is sealed. It is intended the fluidis to never need to be checked or changed. The dealer has a probe to check this function.

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