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How do you check the transmission fluid , this model has no dipstick

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You will need to raise car level and engine warm, then remove plug at the front of trany near right side axle housing trany oil should run out if not then fill slowly until fluid runs out or drips out.heres a diagram to show you the check plug, you are looking at the trany from the pass/side lets say with engine removed you would be looking at the troque converter.how do you check the transmission fluid , this - a8465f7.gif

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