Question about 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

How do you check the transmission fluid level on a 2008 Chevy Cobalt??

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,926 Answers

The transmission is sealed. It is intended the fluidis to never need to be checked or changed. The dealer has a probe to check this function.

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

Testimonial: "Thanks for the info, I never would have figured it out."

  • brodie75 Jan 20, 2011

    That's a bunch of Chevy ****! More ways to ****** us out of more change. Oh well. I should of bought Old School!

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Where do I check my transmission fluid in my 2008 Chevy cobalt?


On the passenger side. It's under the car. Look where the axle goes into the transmission. To the right of it is an 11 mm plug to remove. Start the car, let it warm up. The car has to be level. with the car running, Remove the plug, fluid should come out in a small stream or steady drip.

Sep 16, 2016 | 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

CHEVY COLBALT WONT GO INTO GEAR ?? 2005


if its the the gear selector is moving and not going into gear ----under hood drivers side under brake mastercylinder is the top of transmission the gear selector cable connection is there check that it hasnt come off,loose or damaged ----=if selector does go into a gear and trans not responding look under drivers side and thru wheel wells for fluid leak ---theirs no dipstick so to check fluid
There is a black cap located on top of the trans almost directly under the brake master cylinder. It's about 2 inches high, 3 inches around. That's where you add the fluid. The checking procedure is as follows: Start the engine and allow the engine to idle until the transmission fluid temperature has reached the value specified. 104 degrees F.
Depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever through the gear ranges, pausing a few seconds in each range. Return the shift lever to the PARK range.
vehicle must be level with the engine running and the shift lever in the PARK range.
Remove the transmission oil level control plug.
The plug in an 11mm bolt located between the r/s axle seal and the oil pan.
Check the fluid level. The fluid level should be even with the bottom of the threaded plug hole.
If you remove the plug and nothing comes out, add about half a quart at a time until the fluid starts to dribble out. Once it stops, the level is good.this is the procedure to check fluid if their is fluid and problem still persists the transmission module and or internal transmission damage possible which a mechanic {transmission}would need to diagnostic check the following link has multi videos for the cobalt transmission 05 Cobalt Transmission Fill Yahoo Video Search Results

Jul 12, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Check transmission fluid 2005 chevy cobalt


Cobalt has a front engine front wheel drive layout. The transaxle has a dip stick that can be accessed from by opening the hood. The dip stick has markings on it indicating full/half//low oil level.

Jul 11, 2013 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

My transmission on my 2005 Chevy cobalt is acting up I need to know if it's possible to put transmission fluid into the cobalt I have no idea where to put it there is a little On top of the transmissi


if it is a automatic transmission just open the hood and there is a tube other than the oil tube usually the opposing side of the engine between the engine and the fire wall it has a long dip stick just like the oil stick and this fluid level should be checked when engine is running in park,If it is manual transmission it is usually a sealed unit.

Nov 02, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Where is transmission dipstick Chevy cobalt 2005


according to wiki.answers.com
"Chevy Cobalt has a sealed Automatic Transmission... no dip stick. Probably best to take it in to get service by trans shop if you think it needs changing or re-filling."
Or
"There actually isn't one. It's a sealed system. There is a cap to fill the transmission directly ontop of the transmission. If you need to check the level, lift the car1.gif in the air and there is a 11mm plug on the bottom of the transmission, With the car running (WARNING: THE CAR MUST REMAIN RUNNING WHILE PLUG IS OUT!!!!) take the plug out, the fluid should trickle out of the hole. If no fluid comes out add fluid. AGAIN DONT SHUT THE CAR OFF WHILE IT IS RUNNING OR ELSE FLUID WILL POUR OUT!"

Sep 30, 2012 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

How to check the transmission fluid on 08 chevy colbolt


On the Cobalt the car maker says that the fluid level only needs to be checked when the fluid is drained or when you have an obvious leak.If the fluid were to go low it would slip or you would loose drive.If you put to much fluid could foam and cause fluid loss.I would recommend that you take it to a shop and let them check it since the check plug is under the car.

Feb 13, 2011 | 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt

1 Answer

How to you check the transmission fluid in 2005 chevy cobalt?


I believe you have to crawl under the car and check the level thru a sight window in the side of the transmission.

Dec 28, 2010 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

2 Answers

Trans-axle fluid leak


checking the transmission fluid involves lifting the vehicle and removing a plug on the transmission, it is quite difficult and messy if you don't have access to a lift, the vehicle has to be level and at operating temperature in park, there is a small plug on the side of the transmission near the passenger axle shaft. remove the plug slowly, i believe it is an 11mm bolt, if fluid drips out, the level is ok, if no fluid comes out, there is a small plastic screw on cap on top of the transmission itself on the driverside near the oil filter cap, add fluid slowly untill fluid starts to drip out of the plug hole, once the fluid starts to drip, insert the plug and tighten, don't overtighten, just snug it up.!!!make sure you use the right fluid, this is important!!! i believe your fluid is dextron 6, double check in your owners manual, the use of any other fluid will cause damage!!! also, do not remove the small plug on the front of the transmission, that is the pressure plug, all the fluid will shoot out with force if that plug is removed!!!

Jun 20, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

2 Answers

2005 chevy cobalt


This is how you do it.

Ensure that the transaxle case temperature is 70° to 90° F (21° to 32° C). With the engine running, shift transmission through all gears. With engine idling in PARK, remove the check plug from the transmission. If transmission has been overfilled, allow fluid to drain out. If no fluid drains out, add fluid through the TRANS FLUID fill cap under the hood on the driver side in 1 pint (0.5 liter) increments until it slightly flows from the check plug. Reinstall the check plug.

Feb 10, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

4 Answers

Chevy cobalt check engine light is on


there is no way you can check the transmission you must take it to the dealer.that is what i was told

Aug 28, 2008 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

1,130 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Chevrolet Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

78267 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

Ronny Bennett Sr.
Ronny Bennett Sr.

Level 3 Expert

6927 Answers

Are you a Chevrolet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...