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I dont have an owners manual and cant seem to find where to fill my transmission fluid or check how low the fluid is

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Look for a red topped dip stick sticking up in the engine compartment. Most say "Trans" on them. Yours may not. But if it is red, it is the right one. With the engine running and warm, pull out this stick and read where the level is. If it is low, add the proper transmission fluid type through a funnel, into the hole that you took the stick out of. Replace the stick when you are done and recheck until you have added enough fluid. Remember, add small amounts at a time to avoid overfilling.

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