Your owners manual will tell you what fluid to use. Also look on the dipstick, or call a Toyota dealer. Make sure you do it right. Overfilling an A/T can do serious damage. You check the automatic Transmission Fluid when the engine is running and preferably warmed up. The "cold" and "hot" listed on the dipstick are to tell you where the fluid level should come to on the dip stick when the transmission fluid is: Cold: You just started the engine and the engine has not been run in the last 3 or more hours. Hot: The engine has been run for 20 minutes or more. Make sure you get the right transmission fluid (check manual or ask auto parts store employee) You need to add any additional transmission fluid to the tranny through the dip stick tube. A funnel with a flexible spout is the best to minimize spilling tranny fluid all over the engine. Overfilling the transmission will cause the seals to start leaking and also possibly ruin the internal parts of the transmission.
Through the automatic transmission dipstick tube. Add proper fluid with engine running, transmission in park, until the dipstick reads full cold. Type of fluid is marked on the dipstick.
If your car has an automatic transmission, there will be a short dipstick near the front (radiator side) of the transmission. With the transmission warmed up (go for a short drive), park on a level surface, and with the transmission in park or neutral and engine running, pull the dipstick out and check the fluid level against the markings on the dipstick.
remove the transmission dipstick and use a long nose funnel and with the vehicle running in idle add atf (automatic transmission fluid) to the vehicle
If its an automatic, check it with it running and add fluid through the dipstick tube. BE SURE NOT TO OVERFILL. If it is a manual, use the fill plug on the side of the transmission. there is no dipstick in the V6 automatic.It is a closed system
Checking and adding Tranny fluid.There is a dipstick for the transmission fluid on all automatic transmissions, which is separate from the engine oil dipstick. The tube the dipstick sits in is the only place where fluid can be added. You will probably need the funnel with the really long, skinny neck, to be able to get the fluid into the tube. Be careful not to overfill the transmission, and be sure that you have the right kind of transmission fluid. The automatic transmission fluid level should be checked with the engine running, the transmission in Park or Neutral, and on a level surface. DO NOT PUT ENGINE OIL IN THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION!
Through the dipstick tube where the indicator inserts. Be sure to have the car warmed up, running at idle, in park when you check the automatic transmission fluid.
There are no vacuum lines running to the automatic transmission.
thru the trany dipstick tube(the tube u pull the transmission dipstick out of) usally its at the back of the motor between the motor and the firewall. but you need to make sure you add the fluid while the motor is running, and the trany is in park.
The Transmission on the 1998 Acura is a sealed unit and has no external dipstick. If you check the tranny pan under the SLX there is 2 bolts (plugs) you can remove the highest one the fluid should just dribble out with the car running. Top it off and replace the bolt.
For an automatic transmission, check the fluid level on the ATF dipstick. Refer to your owner's manual for the location of the dipstick.If the level is low, use a funnel to add more ATF by pouring it into the ATF dipstick tube. Be sure to use the right kind of ATF. The new "D/M" ATFs can be used in most cars.
it depends on what type and year of car and transmission. The most general way for an automatic transmission is with the transmission in park engine running and warm, on level ground pull out the dipstck then wip it off and then put it back in and pull it out again and see where the fluid is on the dipstick.
READ your owner's manual. It says with the engine WARM and running, fill transmission to the FULL mark on the dip stick. If you fill it just a bit above the mark, it will NOT hurt...........
engine running in park. when warm it should be between the "hot" and "cool" markings on the dipstick.
Automatic transmission fluid is added through the transmission dipstick tube which is located under the driver's seat. Release the driver's seat and open the engine access cover. The engine oil dipstick is also located here. Remove the Automatic transmission dipstick, use a funnel and add fluid slowly, a little at a time. Do not overfill. Make sure you use proper type of automatic transmission fluid. Make sure vehicle is on level surface and warmed up when checking. Also, refer to your owner's manual for proper procedure to check your transmission fluid. Engine may need to be running with transmission in park or neutral. Be sure to use your emergency brake. Automatic transmission fluid expands as it gets hot, so better to add a little than a lot.
The dipstick is located at the top of the trans, some models it pulls out but most have to unscrew it. Vehicle should be not running, Answer: A Honda-what? What model? What year? Automatic or manual? The dipstick is located down low, on the front left side of 1990s Accords with automatics. Check with the engine running.
Most automatic transmissions require the car be parked on the flat, engine running and idling in park. Check fluid level with the transmission dipstick, make sure it is not the engine oil dipstick. Tranny fluid is reddish colored. If it is low, you need to add fluid down the dipstick tube. Requires a fine funnel.
First you must locate the dip-stick marked transmission fluid then carefully while the motor is running remove the dip-stick, wipe clean with a cloth. Replace the dipstick, then remove again look at the indicators on the dipstick to see if fluid is needed.
Drive the car for about 15 minutes to heat (and thus expand) the automatic transmission fluid (ATF), then park the car on level ground, but leave it running. Remove the ATF dipstick and check the level. You need to keep the engine and transmission running and warm when you're checking the ATF level because the fluid level mark on the ATF dipstick is calibrated for a warm, running condition, and because a significant amount of ATF will be in the torque converter only while the engine is running. If you measure ATF level while the engine isn't running, you'll get an inaccurately high reading because the ATF will drain out of the torque converter and go into the transmission pan, which is where the tip of the dipstick is located.
yes when its running and warm
have car running on a level surface. pull out the transmission dipstick, normally it has a red top of some kind. wipe it clean, put it all the way back in and then pull it back out. you will see if your level is ok, by what it says on the bottom of the dipstick
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.
Most automatic transmissions do not have a filler plug or cap. The transmission fluid is added by using a long-neck funnel, which is placed in the tube the dipstick for the transmission sits in. Be sure to test the level while the engine is running, with the transmission in either park or neutral. Be very careful not to over fill the transmission, and make sure that you have the right kind of transmission fluid for your vehicle.
Assuming this is an automatic transmission, the transmission dipstick tube is where you would add transmission fluid. After a drive and the engine and transmission are warmed up, put transmission in the park position, apply parking brake, leave engine running, exit vehicle, open hood, locate and remove transmission dipstick, wipe dipstick dry, reinsert dipstick completely into tube and remove again. Notice the level of fluid left on the dipstick, it should be within the marks indicated. Add the proper fluid as required thru the dipstick tube if needed. If this vehicle has a standard transmission the fill plug would be located under the vehicle directly on the transmission. This would best be done on a lift. With vehicle up on a lift and level remove the fill plug from the side of the transmission. The fluid should be right at that level of the openning, add the proper fluid if necessary.
No, as long as the engine is not running hot it will not bother the transmission.
Automatic transmissions can usually be checked from a dipstick under the hood. On some ford trucks, there is a check plug on the bottom of the transmission pan. On most GM passenger cars, there is an 11mm check plug on the passenger side of the transmission. All transmissions must be checked with the engin running before removing any plug or dipstick.