If your trooper has an automatic, there will be a separate dipstick like the engine oil you can check.
If it is a standard, you need to get under the vehicle and there will be a bolt plug on the side of the engine, (refer to Haynes manual for specific place). You pull the bolt and put your finger in and the fluid should just be at the tip of your finger.
There is no dipstick on your auto trans. Checking it is a real PITAThe trans pan has 2 plugs in it. The one on the very bottom is the drain. The one in the corner, up higher in a recess is the check/fill plug. To check, the engine must be warm and running, tranny in P. Remove the plug and fluid should dribble out. If it doesn't it's low, fill until it dribbles out, while engine is running. Obviously the truck must be on a lift or up on jackstands.
Thanks for the information also.. I have a 98 Trooper w/auto. trans. This type is called a close case which GM put in the small caddies.
I have a 1994 Isuzu Trooper and it has issues upshifting at lower speeds. How do I check the fluid level in the transmission when there is no dipstick?
if it is an automatic then yes, if it is a standard transmission then no
How do you change the transmission fluid on a 2001 4x4 Isuzu trooper
1999 Isuzu trooper
When changing the filter and fluids of a car, it is important to know the fluid capacity. A 2000 Isuzu Trooper uses 9.1 quarts of transmission fluid.
Same location where you pour the motor oil
there is a drain plug and a fill plug on the underside of the transmission. you need to use the fill plug. You can not fill the transmission fluid or check the level, any other way.(it is a ridiculous design, i know.....) go to autozone.com look under Isuzu repair info, then choose the year and choose "trooper".then look under "fluids" the info will be there.
Yes. The tranny will not have enough fluid in it!
check your tranny fluid first
how do you find out how to check the transmition in a isuzu rodeo
If auto--through the dipstick tube If standard through side plug in transmission
How to check trans fluid on a 1997 Isuzu Trooper
1992 - 2002 Isuzu Troopers have the GM 4L30E transmission. There is no dipstick. There is no fill tube. The only way to add fluid or check the fluid level of the transmission is through the fill plug in the transmission pan. The transmission fill plug is situated above the fluid level of the "sump" area of the pan. Add fluid by pumping it into the fill plug and let any excess drain out. You'll know it's topped off when the fluid stops pouring out.
when accelerating, if the transmission seems to "jump" or "slip" and is fine after that, it's probably low on fluid. while the trooper is on and in park, pull out the transmission dipstick to read the fluid level. wherwe is the dip stick 2002 Isuzu trooper,thank you the 2002 trooper has no tranny dipstick, you need to check it from under the car. on the tranny pan are two drain plugs. one to drain, one to fill. you need to pump the fluid into the fill plug hole. this is best done at a shop that has a pump . fill it up until the fluid runs out the fill hole. quickly replace the plug. do this on a level surface.
In my 93 Isuzu Rodeo you have to add your transmission fluid buy poring it into the the transmission fluid dipstick.
The way to check the transmission fluid level is you run the vehicle in park until operating temp. When operating temperature is reached then there is a plug in the transmission pan pull out just the middle of it to check fluid.
There is a drain plug on the bottom of the transmission. To fill it, there is a plug toward the top of the transmission case where U have to pump the new fluid in till it starts to drain out.. There is no fill or trans. dipstick in top.
On the 2002 Rodeo the transmission is sealed and is non servicable by the owner. You cannot even check the fluid level so I advise taking it to an Isuzu repair shop.
These transmissions do not have a dipstick, the fluid level is checked by removing a fill plug on the case, similar to a manual transmission.
what type of transmission fluid used for a 97 Isuzu rodeo
My Trooper did the same thing and I replaced the fluid and filter and added a separate trans fluid cooler and that fixed the problem.
I heard someone comment that it has a "sealed" transmission, therefore, a dealer has to add fluid. I own a 2002 Isuzu axiom. they don't have a dipstick but they do have a holding tank on the right side you check and add fluid there.
There are two plugs under the transmission (on the fluid pan) the lower one in the center is the drain plug, the other (upper) in the pan corner that is the fill plug. Make sure the fluid is properly warmed up car parked on a level spot then open up the fluid check / fill plug (upper in the corner). You will have to use a fluid pump to fill the transmission pan until the fluid runs out of the fill / check plug. Close and tighten the plug, warm up the fluid and check level again!
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