Question about 2003 Oldsmobile Alero
How do u check the transmission fluid in a 2003 olds alero?
I dont believe that car has a trans dip stick there is a bolt underneath that you remove while engine is running if you see trans fluid flowing it is full not sure how to explain exactly where it is if you have not done it I dont recomend trying
Posted on Jul 02, 2009
Nicer try #1 and #3 but there is no dipstick or standard fill port on these. #2 is right on, Have it looked at by dealer or take your chances with Joe's Garage.
Posted on Jul 25, 2009
Check when car is warm running and in neutral.the dipstick should be located on transmission.some newer cars dont have it.
Posted on Jun 29, 2009
Oil should be checked hot. Drive the vehicle a couple of miles to warm the transmission fluid. With the vehicle on level ground and engine idling in "park" remove the transmission dip stick, wipe it dry, re-insert & remove again it to read fluid level. The dipstick will have proper level range engraved on it. Keep in mind that if the level is at or below the "add" mark then you should add a pint, not a quart. After adding the proper type transmission fluid, wipe the dipstick & read again to verify result.
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Posted on Jun 29, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
2004 Aleros with auto trans DO NOT have a dipstick under the hood. They do have a filler cap, located on the driver side, look straight down under the edge of the exhaust crossover, black cap with a gear on it. According to the Manuf. the AUTOMATIC Transmission (should not need to be checked unless there is a leak) has a plug in the side just like the manual transmission. You remove the plug in the side and fill thru the top until fluid runs out the side hole. Replace the plug and the fill cap when done.
Posted on Dec 07, 2009
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