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Need to check transmission fluid on my 1999 c180 elegance.can i use engine oil dip stick

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No, absolutely not. Check the transmission fluid level with the transmission dip stick. The oil level dip stick may not be the same length and the markings are not the same. Overfilling a transmission may cause damage. Do not have one then you need to get one. What has happened have you lost it?

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