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How do you check the transmission fluid and where is it located?

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Auto? manual? AT has a dipstick. Manual has a plug about halfway up the side to check oil level. should dribble out the hole when plug is removed. If not, fill it until it does dribble.

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SOURCE: transmission fluid check where is part to check for fluid level?

if automatic the dip stick is under the bonnet on the left hand side if you are facing the front of the engine it is at the back of the engine just to the right of the rocker cover and may be hard to see because of wires it has a black loop handle ok

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Looking at the car from the front, the dip stick for the transaxle is down very low at the left hand side of the engine, close to being under the battery. It is normally yellow. Follow the large water hose that runs down next to your battery. The yellow dip stick handle is right along side of that hose (to the right of it) down low. It will either pull out or unscrew.
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Tranny fluid- there should be a dipstick with a handle on it under the hood somewhere. They usually say transmission on the handle. Check the fluid while the motor is running, there will be marks on the dipstick to tell you the correct level.
Brake fluid- simply pull the cap off of the resivor and make sure the fluid is to the top.

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SOURCE: Where is transmission fluid located.

Transmission fluid is located inside the transmission fluid pan. It is checked and added through the fill tube. The dipstick is located under the hood. You have two dipsticks, one for engine oil and one for transmission fluid. On some models, the dipstick for the transmission fluid may be located under the engine cover in the cab of the van between the driver's and front passenger's seats. If you simply cannot find two dipsticks under the hood, it's under the engine cowl.

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How to check transmission fluid level


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Where is transmission fluid locted in a 1990 mazda protege


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Where is transmission fluid located? Where is stick to check?


Transmission fluid is located inside the transmission fluid pan. It is checked and added through the fill tube. The dipstick is located under the hood. You have two dipsticks, one for engine oil and one for transmission fluid. On some models, the dipstick for the transmission fluid may be located under the engine cover in the cab of the van between the driver's and front passenger's seats. If you simply cannot find two dipsticks under the hood, it's under the engine cowl.

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Where is transmission fluid fill on '86 GMC Suburban


get a funnel and pour it into the dip stick hole that you use to check the fluid level with.

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Where to check/put in transmission fluid in 2005 Pontiac Sunfire


I assume this is an automatic transmission, you didn't say.
There is no dip stick on the transmission any longer.
You will have to go under the car to check. You may want to go to your local instant oil change and have them check the level.
If you feel you want to check it, here is a description of the location and process.

Make certain the vehicle remains level while checking the fluid.
Located just above the top sealing flange of the transmission oil pan you will find a threaded plug. Remove the plug and see if transmission fluid drips out of the hole. If so, the fluid level is correct. If not, remove the red fill cap on top of the transmission, driver side. Add fluid to the transmission until fluid dribbles out of hole.
Replace and tighten the plug.
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