How do you check the transmission fluid?
If the car is an automatic, there should be a dipstick for the tranny fluid that will be labeled, "use automatic transmission fluid only". If the car is a standard then you have to get under the car and pull the drain plug and check the level there, and standard cars don't use transmission fluid, they use 902w gear oil. May I add, that you don't' check a manual transmission level by removing the drain plug. You check it by removing the fill plug. Also not all manual transmissions use the same lube. Some do indeed use automatic transmission fluid. Read you owner's manual. Also there are some A/T that don't have a place to check the fluid level. They are sealed for life transmissions.
Transmission Fluid Level Check Volkswagen Beetle (1998-2010) Our research indicates that your vehicle does not have a transmission fluid dipstick. These types of transmissions are designed to be maintenance free. In order to check the transmission fluid, your vehicle likely has check valve on the bottom of the transmission on the bottom of your car. Your car must be level when the fluid is checked and we therefore recommend having a mechanic with a hydraulic…
Check the obvious first; Transmission Fluid level. Check the level of your fluid and see what level it is and what color is it. When was the last time you had it in for service? Check for burning smell on Transmission Fluid dipstick. Change Transmission filter and Transmission Fluid. Have a Transmission Shop check your Transmission. Get different quote in writing. Some of the major shop will compete for your business. Exc.