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My transmission was leaking, I got it to stop but I now I need to know; how do I know when its full? I was told that I cant let it overflow because it could cause more problems. My car is also I want to say slipping but I dont think its that. Its kinda acting like that tho. The best way for me to explain it is...When I hit the gas harder than normal it starts acting like Im taking my foot on and off the gas peddle when Im not. what could be causing that?

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Tanks for choosing FixYa and welcome. You have a dip stick that has marks on it. You should have a cold mark and a hot mark. Some only have one mark, which is to check when the car is warm. You should allow the car to run for about 10 minutes before you check it. Make sure you check it on level ground. If you are above the mark, then you have to much in it. If your below it, add more. Add very little at a time so you don't over fill it. If you are at the mark, the level is correct. The dip stick should be on the right side of the engine, most times. It may be labeled.

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