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There is no transmission fluid dipstick, this is a so called "sealed" transmission. Contact the dealer for assistance in fluid level checks but unless you see transmission fluid on the ground which is red you don't need to have it checked.
Coolant--Check the radiator coolant level in the reservoir.
Battery-- Visually check battery cables and connections.
Automatic transmission--Check the fluid level.
Master cylinder--Check the fluid level.
Power Steering--Check the fluid level.
Windshield washer--Check the fluid level.
Belts & hoses--Visually check all belts and hoses for wear.
NOTE: In addition to the items listed above there are cases with some manufacturer's where odd components such as manual transmission/transaxles and front differentials many be equipped with a dipstick found underhood for fluid level check. If you are unsure of a dipstick on your vehicle, check with the owners manual.
There is no dipstick on these vehicles like u
will find on older american cars.
The transmission fluid can
only be checked when the transmission fluid temperature is between 35 to
45 degrees celcius.
The only way to know the fluid temp
is with a diagnostic scan tool. At that point you remove the fill plug in the bottom of the transmision
pan and fill with fluid until fluid drains back out. Use only genuine
VW fluid part number G 052162A2 or you will damage the transmision. If
you fill with fluid while tranny is to cool you will over fill and
damage the transmission. If you fill with fluid when the tranny is to
hot you will underfill and run a slight risk of damaging the
transmission. The fill plug and drain plug are next to each other so
make sure you are removing the right one.
For an automatic transmission, the car must be at operating temperature and running to check the level. There should be a dipstick with a red or yellow handle (check your owners manual for location and description).. Pull the dipstick all the way out, wipe it clean, insert it back in the tube for about 10 to 15 seconds and then pull it out and check that the level of the transmission fluid is around half way up the crosshatch markings on the stick. Also check the color, red is ok but dark red means time for a service. It will also have a pungent scent if the fluid is bad. Put some in between your fingers and look for any dark or metallic metal shavings. Some are ok but check for large pieces.
Set the parking brake and put a block on at least one wheel. Pop the hood and find the Transmission dipstick. Start the engine and shift the gear shift into neutral. Pull the dipstick, wipe it with a clean rag, put it back in, pull it out and read it.
This will probably need done by Service center. They decided not to put a dipstick in the transmission, instead there is a small yellow plastic cap that I believe they need to check with an instrument.