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Answered 2006-08-28 06:25:44

Fluid level in an automatic transmission should always be checked with the vehicle on a level surface, with the engine running, and the transmission selector in either Park or Neutral. There is a dipstick for the transmission, located somewhere in the engine compartment. It may be near the firewall, (the rear of the engine compartment,) or near the fender. Do not remove any plugs from the transmission, as these are usually for draining the fluid out of the transmission. If fluid needs to be added, you will have to have a long neck funnel, which you can purchase at most hardware stores, or any auto parts store. The fluid is added by inserting the neck of the funnel into the tube the dipstick sits in, and adding fluid slowly, with the engine running. Check the level frequently, and do not overfill.

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