Question about 2001 Volkswagen Passat
Locate the transmission dip stick,drivers side back of the battery.The fluid goes into the dipstick tube hole,you need a small funnel.
Posted on Jul 29, 2010
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the trans fluid can only be serviced through a standpipe in the pan with car in the air and trans at an exact temp,<needs to be on a monitor computer> it also uses special fluid not any of the normal fluids. this fluid is suposed to be "lifetime" fluid that doesn't need servicing unless there is a leak or a trans failure.
Posted on Mar 28, 2009
There is no "dipstick for the VW Beetle transmission". This is a dealer check/repair item. The unit is typically sealed, but can have a leak if the seal on top of the transmission fails. About a $700 repair. This happened on my 1998 VW New Beetle.
Posted on Jun 02, 2009
Remove the plug, #1, in the bottom of the oil pan and see if any fluid comes out. If it does then it is full. If it does not come out then you need to add some. The transmission fluid temp needs to be at 95-113 degrees. If you need to add fluid do it in the tube, #3 .
Posted on Nov 19, 2009
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