Question about 1999 Oldsmobile Alero
Where is the transmission dipstick?
There is not your typical dipstick but underneath the hood about half way to the fire wall is where you put it in. If you unscrew the cap and fluid drips off if it does not you need more.
Posted on Jul 19, 2008
Dont have on this car u can flush the fluid just make sure u put the rt amount in i believe its 4 quarts dextron 3
Posted on Jun 14, 2008
The tranni plug on the underneath of the car is located on the back of the tranni pan any lube shope that does oil changes and can get under the car can Check your level or if u k Ew where it was on the tranni pan u can check urself
Posted on Jun 02, 2011
When i found out my wife's 99 alero had no trans dipstick, it just further confimed how retarted GM is.
Posted on Aug 24, 2008
There is no dipstick for the tranny its just a fill cap take it to the dealer
Posted on Aug 04, 2008
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
Your Alero does not have a transmission dip stick. You do not need to check it unless it starts leaking.
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Posted on Apr 02, 2009
SOURCE: transmission dipstick
Your car has a sealed transmission, no dipstick, the fluid is checked with an electronic scan tool when it is at the proper temperature through an access port on top of trans. The reason they do this is to keep owners from overfilling the trans, very common problem and can ruin the transmission.
Posted on Apr 06, 2009
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On the lower rear of the engine (LA1) for the 7x
and for the 24x
On the lower rear of the engine (LA1
Posted on Jul 26, 2009
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no it has a sight plug on the right side half shaft it is a 11mm. pull the plug if the atf comes out you are full. if not take some atf and fill tell it comes out of the plug.
Posted on Oct 15, 2009
This usually depends on what kind of transmission maintenance you wish to do. if you want to do a complete flush you need to take it to a shop and have it flushed professionally. If you would rather do a drain and fill, then this is definitely something that can be done at home. I would also recommend changing the transmission filter and pan gasket. Will only take you a few extra minutes and will save you alot of trouble in the long run. Before you get started, be aware that it is not always recommended to do a complete flush on older model, high mileage vehicles. As the transmission fluid becomes worn, it creates deposits and when you completely flush the system, sometimes the deposits are left behind and will clog up the oil ports and cause you some major headaches. Always do at least 5 drain and fills before you flush the whole system. For a complete pictorial guide on how to perform a drain and fill please go here.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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