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Add tranny fluid on 2001 pontiac grand am?

Not shifting properly. Tranny fluid may be low. how do I add more?

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  • mschampagne Apr 15, 2009

    Found another post, with a link. Thanks anyway. Problem solved.

  • mschampagne Apr 27, 2009

    Thanx emissionwiz,I now have the understanding of a "sealed tranny". I will go to the dealer the level checked. Thank you so much for your comment.

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    this is a sealed trans (no dipstick), if has no leaks it is not low.


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I had the same problem and it got worse. I was losing fluid from the steel lines used to circulate the fluid through the rad. If this is where your leak is, trust me, you'll know. They start behind the bottom of the rad coming out of two sort of rubber lines. Both needed replacing on mine.
There is a filler cap, but it ain't easy to get at,lol. The ram air manifold has to be completely removed. Next, ( I hope you have access to a car hoist ) raise the car high enough to back off the overflow screw located on the passenger side of the tranny about 3 inches up ( find a website for the exact location ) Start the car. When up to operating temp, add fluid until it starts to come out of the overflow screw you backed off. Climb back down and tighten that screw! The computer controlled air flow will now have to be adjusted with one of those gadgets used for reading and adjusting the codes after you put it all back together or it will run like ****.

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