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Wheres the tranny dip stick

I have a 1997 chevey cavalier with a 2.2 4cly but i cant find the tranny dip stick to check the fluid level how do i check the level or where is the dipstick.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    this is a sealed trans. there is no dipstick

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If it is an automatic, the end of the dipstick should have a yellow plastic handle which should be located to the right rear of the engine compartment (facing car). If it is a straight drive, there is no dipstick. You will have to find the fill plug and take it out. The gear oil should come up to the fill hole.

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  • Fahr Quad Mar 13, 2009

    It appears that the dipsticks at GM has not been putting dipsticks on their cars with automatic transmissions. The automatics have a fill plug to check the transmission fluid level, just like the stick shifts. I guess they are trying to make sure Mr. GoodWrench continues to have work to do. Sorry my GM info is a little out of date.

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