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How do I check transmission fluid levels on a tuscon

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If its an automatic .there will be a dip stick near the front of the engine i think its got an orange ring pull if its a Manuel there is a hex bolt on the side of the gear box \[big enough to add fluid through a tube if you open it and clean fluid run out .then its enough .but if you open it and dirty fluid runs out then it requires changing .dont over fill .this will do more harm than good .its best to let a garage do it { a quick fit type place will do it for about 30 pounds }

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  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2011

    Fantastic - thanks. It's an automatic and I've found the level indicator stick thanks to you. It even says to have engine warm and running and in neutral.
    U tell me how to fill manual box, how do I fill auto box?

  • anthony beer Apr 22, 2011

    why do you want to replace the fluid? has the vehicle done 100k or over ? because unless the fluid has turned a dirty brown colour or is leaking .a top up should all that's required .and to do that you need a funnel and fill through the dip stick hole ..DONT over fill it will kill the gearbox ..if you need to replace the gear oil make sure that you use the correct fluid and locate the hex bolt on the side /bottom of the gear box {you will Ned the vehicle of a ramp to do this safely .the drain all the oil out .make sure that the engine is OFF .the replace the plug i am not too sure exactly where it is but it should be somewhere on the gear box housing..it holds nearly 8 liters .like i said before a top up should be all that's needed .and i would go to a garage to fully drain and refill because if you get it wrong you could be looking at an expensive repair ..remember over filling is as bad as under filling good luck

  • Anonymous Apr 22, 2011

    Thank you again, it's got a slight leak and wanted to save a few quid, but will take your advice and take it ti a garage, it's too good a car to bugger it up trying to save a couple of quid.
    Thanks again!

  • anthony beer Apr 22, 2011

    your welcome
    you are right the Tucson is an excellent car i have this one for three years now and is been fantastic .i would like the new kia sportage of the hyundai ix35 at some stage take care
    tony

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