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Is there a transmission filter and how much fluid does it hold

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Yes, it is inside the transmission. it doesnt hold fluid like a oil filter does, it is more of a flat filter acting as a screen.

Posted on Oct 08, 2010

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SOURCE: 1997 Chevrolet 1500 transmission

4 qts approx

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