It depends on if it is a manual or automatic transmission. For the manual transmission, there is a 17mm Allen plug in the side of it. Crawl under car and take the plug out. You can buy a fluid pump for about $20 at an autoparts store and the 17mm Allen wrench is about $10 at sears. It is pretty easy on the manual transmission, hardest part for me was finding the 17mm Allen wrench.
Automatic transmission?? you cannot put the Transmission Fluid in by yourself you have to take it either to a V.W. dealer or someone who services these types of transmissions the fluid has to be pumped inif you notice there is no dipstick to check the fluid level that's because they use this probe the stick into your transmission to see how much fluid you have the probe costs about $1500 dollars expensiove yes keep in mind it will cost about $20 a quart the reason why I know this is because I am having problems with my transmission in my 2001 jetta if you have any more questions let me know. firstname.lastname@example.org
Where is the radiator to put fluid for 2001 jetta?
OEM fluid is Pentosin Vw Automatic Transmission Fluid ATF1 and that is what I recommend you use.
When changing the transmission fluid of any car, it is important to know how much fluid to put in. A 2001 Pontiac Sunfire takes 2.5-3 quarts of transmission fluid.
You do not put Transmission fluid in any Mercedes. They are lubed with a life long synthetic that only a dealership can get. If you add fluid the transmission will last less than 10,000 more miles.
check plug on driver side of transmission about halfway up.has indent in it that you can put the head of a bolt in.fill till fluid runs out of plug hole
What type of transmission fluid do I put into a 2001 ram 1500 four-wheel-drive drive automatic truck
You remove the transmission dip stick. You will need a small funnel that will fit in the tube where the stick goes in at to check fluid level in transmission. Put fluid in there.
check your hand book
Through the dipstick filler tube
Sealed unit- you can't. However there is a drain plug/level indicator toward the rear of the gearbox. Here is a good description. http://forums.tdiclub.com/showthread.php?p=288052
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
In the transmission.
I know for all the cars we have had ,that if it is an automatic transmission you have to pour the transmission fluid down the Transmission dipstick (where you check the fluid at), But if your car is a 5 speed manual you have to check the fluid under the car and pour it in there. The system is a closed system, its meant to last the life of the transmission. This being said there is no dipstick at all on an automatic jetta I'm not sure of the years but the 97's don't have one. There is an area where a dipstick can be added in the front of the transmission near the radiator you will have to look for it and you can buy the $19.00 mod piece on eBay or elsewhere.
I have a 1996 VW dl jetta and to add the transmission fluid is on the right front side of the car underneath by the tire. My husband had to put it in that way. But he said he will never go through that again. To add tranny fluid you have to go to the garage. Because they have to pump the fluid in the tranny. There is no place to check the tranny fluid like a reg. car? Crazy but true.
You put the Transmission Fluid in the Transmission (fill point transmission drip stick tube)
put it in the place that says Transmission fluid. It Goes in the same place that the dip stick is in. So when checking for transmission fluid, if it is low, just add a little bit in that same place.
2.3L of gear oil, Motul Gear 300 or Redline MT-90 or similar, 3 quarts
You use a funnel and pour it down the dipstick tube.
I heard that you pour it into the tube that holds the dipstick where you ckeck the transmission fluid. They said use a funnel and pour it in the tube the stick goes in.
The transmission will fail.
Low Transmission fluid
Buy a transmission funnel and pour the fluid in the dipstick tube.
In the transmission!
In the transmission.
The transmission fluid is added where you check it, on the toppish left (driver's) side of the transmission.