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Dip stick how do i check my automatic transmission.

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You don't unless you can hook the car up to a computer. There isn't a dip stick. There is a procedure to follow that when the ATF gets to a certain temp. you open up the little drain hole on the bottom of the tranny. If anything drips out you are fine. If nothing drips out you are low on fluid. It isn't the most user friendly way of doing things but it keeps people from mesing with the transmissions and putting the wrong fluid in. The fill hole is towards the front side of the car on the transmission with a red safety cap covering a plug that pulls out. It might vary depending on which transmission you have, but probably not. I have the TDI engine and this is how mine is setup.

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Make sure vehicle warm drive around town for about 10 minutes park it turn off engine check the red dip stick at back of engine this will be tranny dip stick
if your asking about any problems with tranny like filters and things of sorts this requires buying the right tranny kit this will have everything you need
drop tranny pan follow kits instructions that simple

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Running, in park and warm

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