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1999 volkswagen passat

Where do i put transmission fluid at?

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  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    my tranny doesnt move in any gear its an automatic 99 passat is it done or does it need tranny fluid

  • edwin_pagan Feb 04, 2009

    Hi, my Passat 1999, just got filled with water on the passenger floor front side. Can't seem to find the reason why. My computer got wet, tried to clean it with QD Electronic Cleaner and with a can of compressed air to dust off computers. Now, when I start the car and put it on gear (drive) I feel a jump or a hit on the transmission. The car starst of slowly and on reverse gear seems on normal speed. Except that it also hit very strongly when you shift. So is it my computer or transmission? Can anyone tell me please.

  • Tionetonse Mar 13, 2009

    I have got a Passat 1998 station wagon auto transmission, just got filled with water on the driver and passenger floor front side. The reason is , the place where the pollen filter is fitted there is a seal and over the year it wears out and start allowing water to pass through to the inside passanger floor. This is the same with driver side. There is a black box near the wiper motor which houses some fuses and control unit and this one too has a seal which behaves in the same way as the pollen filter box seal. If you have the same problem of water ingress, remove the boxes and take off the seals. Apply sealing sealant on the base and this solves the water ingress problem.

    I tried to start the car after the water ingress problem and it couldnt accelerate no matter how fully the accelerator padal was dpressed. latter on, a glow plug light came on and started flashing. I am a technician and my OBDC isnt working, I will try to get the solution of the problem and post it for I have seen that many people have similar problems, The car starst of slowly and on reverse gear seems on normal speed too. Except that it also hit very strongly when you shift.


    Tione Tonse

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It is a sealed unit. You must fill it from beneath

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Hi have alook around the gearbox bell housing on both sides of the engine and you will find a tube coming up from the gearbox end andit will have a dip-stick in it take it out and fill down the tube yates210456

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