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Need to add trans fluid

I need to know where to add transmission fluid if you dont have the special pump requierd.Isnt there a place under the hood i can add it to?

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Thats take a special fluid that vw has, sorry to say the dealer, you need a special pump to use, and the right amount needs to be added

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Fluid Fill Reference NOTE: The left side of case is shown. The fill plug is on the right side of the extension housing.

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Item Part Number Description 1 — Fluid fill plug (bench) 2 — Fluid level 3 — Fluid drain plug (large) 4 — Fluid level and fill plug (small) 5 — Fluid level tube
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  1. Place a drain pan under the transmission.
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  1. If no fluid comes out of the hole, fluid will need to be added. Continue with this procedure.
  1. Install the special tool into the pan.
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  1. Using the special tool, extract approximately one pint of clean automatic transmission fluid from a suitable container.
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  1. Using the special tools, fill the transmission with clean automatic transmission fluid.
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