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.
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...........
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.
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.
engine running in park. when warm it should be between the "hot" and "cool" markings on the dipstick.