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Transmission fluid on grand am 2002

How do you check/refill the transmission fluid on a 2002 grand am

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  • KEN LaPOINT
    KEN LaPOINT May 11, 2010

    according to the owner's manual, they don't think it's needed to check the oil so they didn't put a dipstick on the car.... not sure I agree.


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    yadayada Aug 19, 2014

    You mean the Automatic transmission fluid correct? And no late model has a dipstick that i am aware of. BME

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    yadayada Aug 19, 2014

    BMW started this back in the early 80's, why because owners did not know how to properly check ATF levels and overfill the transmission and this can lead to failure due to aeration of the fluid (bubbles).

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This a sealed for life unit,Still should service every 100,000 miles. It will need to be put on rack, there is a small plug one, passenger side that must be pulled while engine running to check,Yes automatic.

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This is a sealed trans (no dipstic), the dealer must do this with a specail tool and a scanner to measure trans fluid temperature, if fluid is cold u can overfill by as much as one quart.

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SOURCE: How do I refill my TRansmission Fluid?

There is no reservoir...fluid is added right into the tube for the dipstick with a funnel.

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