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Almost all cars have their recommended fluids but all fluids have to meet auto maintaince standards. I would use the manufactures suggestion then there should be no problem in case something comes up.

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What tool do I use to put trans mission fluid in my 2001 Vw Jetta


2001 Volkswagen Jetta GL Sedan (9M2) L4-2.0L (AEG)


Vehicle » Maintenance » Fluids » Fluid - A/T » Service and Repair » 5 Speed 09A Transmission
  • 5 SPEED 09A TRANSMISSION
ATF, Replacing
  • Remove sound insulation tray.
  • Place drip tray under transmission.

  • Remove drain plug (arrow) in transmission housing.
  • Drain ATF.
  • ***** in drain plug with new seal and tighten to 45 Nm .
If ATF needs to be topped up, then only ATF with Part No. G 052 990 A2 may be used.

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How can i add transmission fluid to my 2001 vw golf,,auto trans.


THE 5 SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

At the bottom of the automatic gearbox (tiptronic) you will find one threaded plug on below surface, (follow red arrow in the picture below). This is for emptying.

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The oil level threaded plug is placed on the car front lateral automatic gearbox surface, (follow yellow arrow in the picture below).

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The filling oil plug is placed on the upper automatic gearbox surface, (follow green arrow in the picture below).

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Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) checking:
1. Requirements for check:
1.1. Vehicle standing on level surface.
1.2. Transmission must not be in fail-safe mode.
1.3. Shift lever in "P" position, parking brake applied.
1.4. Engine idling.
1.5. Air Conditioner and heater OFF.
1.6. ATF temperature must not exceed 104 Fahrenheit degree (40 Celsius degree) at start of test.
1.7. Automatic gearbox oil capacity: 2,5 liter. Only ATF with VW designation may be used. Do not use any lubricant additives.
1.8. Automatic Transmission Fluid ATF - part number: VW G 052 990 A2
1.9. An ATF level check when transmission oil temperature is too low results in overfilling, when too high results in underfilling.
2. CAUTION: Too much or too little ATF will affect the operation of the transmission. The ATF level must be checked at regular intervals.

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How to know there is the right level of oil in the transmission of a 2006 vw jetta?


By using a scanner and opening the transmission drain plug and seeing if oil comes out.
ATF must be at a certain temperature for correct level.

Best left to a tech' who is VW specialist or VW dealership. ATF fluid is very expensive.

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I dont know where to check the transmission fluid in my 2003 VW passat and going to a garage is not an option.


How to check & change oil in automatic transmission on a 2003 VW Passat

At the bottom of the automatic gearbox (tiptronic) you will find 2 threaded plugs on below surface. First (in front of the car) is for emptying, and second is for filling up. Tightening torque is 24 Nm.

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Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) checking:
1. Requirements for check:
1.1. Vehicle standing on level surface.
1.2. Transmission must not be in fail-safe mode.
1.3. Shift lever in "P" position, parking brake applied.
1.4. Engine idling.
1.5. Air Conditioner and heater OFF.
1.6. ATF temperature must not exceed 104 Fahrenheit degree (40 Celsius degree) at start of test.
1.7. Only ATF with designation ESSO LT 71 141 may be used. Do not use any lubricant additives.
1.8. Automatic Transmission Fluid ATF - part number: G 052 162 A2 (1 liter wrapping)
1.9. An ATF level check when transmission oil temperature is too low results in overfilling, when too high results in underfilling.
2. CAUTION: Too much or too little ATF will affect the operation of the transmission. The ATF level must be checked at regular intervals.
3. The oil level is correct if a slight amount of oil runs out when ATF temperature is between 86 Fahrenheit degree (30 Celsius degree) and 113 F deg (45 C deg) (caused by increase of oil level when heated). For warmer climates, 122 F deg (50 C deg).
4. Hang filled ATF reservoir VAG 1924 as high as possible.
5. Shift lever in "P" position, engine running at idle.
6. Place oil drip pan under transmission oil pan.
7. Remove ATF filler plug (at the bottom of the automatic gearbox you will find 2 threaded plugs on below surface. First (in front of the car) is for emptying, and second is for filling up.
8. With ATF temperature between 86 Fahrenheit degree (30 Celsius degree) and 113 F deg (45 C deg), for warmer climates, 122 F deg (50 C deg), a slight amount of oil will flow from filler hole when ATF level is correct.
9. If necessary drain or top off ATF to attain correct oil level. Top ATF with filler hook from VAG 1924 ATF reservoir. Insert VAG 1924 (tool) ATF reservoir filler hook into filler hole and top off until a slight amount of oil flows from filler hole.
NOTE: Fit filler hook into one of the oil deflector cap slots placed on the filler opening.
CAUTION: Do not press filler hook upward or oil deflector cap can be pushed off.
10. Reinstall ATF filler plug. Tightening torque is 24 Nm.

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How do i check the fluid levels in a vw polo 1998 automatic gearbox from a motor mechanic thats been out the game for a while


If you have an 01M 4spd automatic transmission which uses VAG part # G 052 162 A2 ATF only. I'll suggest buy the seal and filter kit from VW and uses 3.2qt when you replace the fluid. Topping off require a different procedure. A VAG 1552 Scan tool is required when correcting the ATF level measured by reading temperature of the fluid.

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Please advise how to change 1999 VW Jetta ATF? I


If there is no dipstick, chances are you have what is known as an 01M transmission. The fluid CAN be changed, but it is a bit more involved than normal. I STRONGLY suggest you read the Bentley manual or better yet, Google "Dan's VW page". Good Luck

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2001 Jetta VR6, 76k miles. Transmission fluid leaking, occasional short-term power loss. Have gotten the impression from many that newer VWs need (expensive) VW experts. Can I take this to a friend who...


Auto or Std trans??

If auto here's the issue...

Keep in mind Auto transmissions don't like to be run dry.

Also keep in mind that the 01M Automatic you most likely have retails for like $4000 just for the unit, not installation.

The corner trans guy can't rebuild the trans. This is a special unit

Just to check the fluid-

Hook up a Laptop with Vag.Com software installed.

Start the car and go into the transmissions data blocks and go to block 005, this will display fluid temp.

-ATF temperature not above approx. 30C (86F)
-Vehicle level
-Selector lever in "P"
-If ATF is below 30C (86F) bring the ATF up to test temperature.
Test temperature: 35C to 45 (95 to 113F)
-Remove ATF level plug from oil pan.

CHECKING PHYSICAL QUANTITY

If ATF drips out of hole:
ATF need not be topped up.
-Install new seal on plug and tighten to 15 Nm11 ft lb).
ATF check is completed.

If ATF does not drip out
-Remove plug from filler line.
-Fill with VW ATF (G 052 162 A2) until ATF runs out of level hole
-Install new seal on plug and tighten to 15 Nm (11 ft lb).
ATF check is completed.

CAUTION!
Too little or too much ATF will adversely affect transmission function.

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Need to change atf on a 97 vw golf


Changing the automatic transmission fluid on this vehicle takes special fluid and equipment which includes a scan tool that can read transmission fluid temperature. I would recommend going to a VW dealer or service center that works on VW’s

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Synthetic fluid is NOT recommended for your transmission. The best advice I can give you is to go and have the transmission completely flushed, and put the correct fluid, from Toyota, into the transmission. If you keep driving it with the synthetic fluid, you are going to damage the transmission beyond repair.
Also, get your money back from Sears.

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