Best Answer

automatic....engine warm and running while in park, standard, engine off. But this is covered in your owner's manual

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2006-04-12 17:52:32
This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Do you check the transmission fluid in a Taurus with the engine on or off?
Write your answer...
Related questions

How do you put transmission fluid into a 92 Ford Taurus?

The same place you check the transmission fluid

What causes transmission slippage on a ford Taurus?

check your transmission fluid, if it is low it will slip

Where is transmission fluid cap located in 2001 Ford Taurus?

On a 2001 Ford Taurus : The automatic transmission fluid dipstick ( fill tube ) is between the engine air intake tube and the engine compartment firewall

How do you check transmission fluid on 2005 neon sxt?

Just like with engine oil, transmission fluid is easy to check. There is a dipstick similar to that used to check engine oil levels. It is usually farther back on the engine. Pull it out and check the levels of the transmission fluid.

Where is the dip stick for the transmission fluid for a 2002 ford taurus?

Near the firewall , where the transmission ( transaxle ) is bolted to the engine

Where is transmission fluid dipstick located on a 2007 Ford Taurus?

Near the firewall , between the engine and transmission ( transaxle )

Where check the transmission fluid on a 1999 cavaler?

The transmission dipstick is on the front of the engine on the drivers side. This is the place to check as well as add transmission fluid.

Where do you add auto transmission fluid for a 1994 Ford Taurus?

Through the tube used to check the fluid level.

Where do you check transmission fluid in 1999 Honda CRV?

in the engine in the engine in the engine

What type transmission fluid for 2000 Ford Taurus?

The transmission fluid for the 2000-2004 Taurus is MERCON V.

Where is the stick to check the transmission fluid on a 1993 Ford Taurus sho DOHC with a V6 engine?

Juste below the brake master cylinder. The Stick is black.

How do you check transmission fluid on a Honda fourtrax rincon 2005?

The Honda Rincon uses engine oil as transmission fluid so when you change your engine oil or check your engine oil level you are also changing or checking the transmission fluid at the same time.

How much transmission fluid does a 1990 Ford Taurus need?

How much transmission fluid does a 2001 ford Taurus need

Does engine need to running when checking transmission fluid for a 2000 v70 Volvo?

Yes it does. The proper way to check automatic transmission fluid is to check it while engine is at idle.

Where is the area to check transmission fluid in 1993 ford Taurus?

Dipstick is behind the engine near the firewall. It is just a bit off of center toward the driver's side.

How much transmission fluid does a 1997 Ford Taurus hold?

It is important to maintain the quantity of the transmission fluid of a 1997 Ford Taurus. The transmission fluid capacity of this vehicle is 13.3 quarts.

Do you have to check transmission fluid while the engines hot on a 2003 dodge stratus?

It is recommended to check fluid in a warm engine, not an overheated engine.

How to check transmission fluid on a 1996 Suburban?

The transmission fluid dipstick is located on the passenger side near the top rear of the engine. With the engine running, remove the dipstick and check the level on the stick.

What is the transmission fluid capacity of a 2004 Ford Taurus?

How many quarts of transmission fluid does a 2004 Taurus 3.0 OHV require when draining transmission and replacing filter

Where is the transmission stick located in a 2002 Ford Taurus?

On a 2002 Ford Taurus : You could have the gear shift lever up by the steering wheel or by the floor console for your automatic transmission And , if you mean the automatic transaxle ( transmission ) fluid level dipstick , it is near the firewall between the engine and the brake fluid reservoir in the engine compartment

Cadillac catera transmission fluid check and fill?

There is a dipstick under the hood of a Cadillac Catera that you can pull to check your transmission fluid. You should do this when the engine is hot.

What does the Check Transmission warning mean on a 2004 Taurus?

It probably means your transmission fluid needs to be changed. Take it a shop or dealer for diagnosis.

How do you check transmission fluid on a Dodge Intrepid?

Engine idling in park

Where does the transmission fluid go in a chrysler cirrus 1996 v6?

You put the transmission fluid into the dipstick where you check it, do it with the engine on, and on a level suface

How to check transmission fluid?

It's best to check the fluid level with the engine at operating temperature and the transmission in park, although some vehicles require the transmission to be in neutral, consult your service manual.