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How much ATF do I need to put in my car? There

How much ATF do I need to put in my car? There are 2 notches on the stick but, they are not labeled

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The fluid can be anywhere between the two notch when the transmission fluid is hot. Next time you go to the the gas station, the transmission will be at operating temperature by then. Check your transmission fluid level by having the engine in park and idling. Do a double check, by pulling the dip stick out and cleaning it and checking again. The second time yu check the fluid should be between the two notch, If it's above the top notch then it;s to much fluid and if it's below the notch then it's low and need some ATF. Good luck and hope this helps oh and make sure your on level ground

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1st notch is one pint low, 2nd notch is full hot, the fluid must be at least 180 degrees F to do any check of level, DO NOT OVERFILL!

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Have the car running,when checking,you what the mark in the middle,dont OVER FILL.

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