Shandra1174, As silly as it sounds, the Pontiac Sunfire 4-speed automatics and some of the later model 3-speed automatic transaxles don't have a dipstick to check the Transmission Fluid level. I'm not sure why GM decided to do this, (It's Crazy), but they state that as an owner you do not have to check the fluid level, that it must be done by a professional. To check the fluid level the vehicle must remain level and must be raised high enough to access the fluid level check plug on the transaxle. With the vehicle safely raised and supported, start the engine, move the shift lever through all gear ranges, ending in park. With the engine running, (remember this car is probably up on a hoist at this time), and the transaxle at normal operating temperature,(having idled for three to five minutes), you are to remove the fluid level check plug on the transaxle, it is located near the transmission pan, adjacent to the engine oil drain plug. Place an oil container under the check plug and remove it. Observe the fluid as it drips into the pan, indicating correct fluid level. The fluid should be at the bottom of the check hole. If fluid pours out excessively, the transaxle may have been overfilled. Make sure the vehicle is level. If no fluid drips from the check hole, add small amounts of fluid through the vent/fill cap at the top of the transaxle until the fluid level is at the bottom of the check hole. You can verify this procedure in the repair manual. You can purchase a Haynes manual for the vehicle much much cheaper than a General Motors manual. I found this silly process to be how they designed it after I purchased a 2001 Sunfire, and I too looked high and low for the dipstick or any information telling me where it was. If your like me, and like to know whats going on with your car, this procedure is not what I wanted to find. It was very upsetting to me. I hope it helps, at least now you know why no dipstick. Good luck, PapaJohn
The transmission dipstick on a 1994 Pontiac Sunfire is located on the left side of the engine. It connects to the transmission via a long tube which also allows for adding transmission fluid.
Some early model Sunfires have a dipstick. In my '96, the dipstick is located near the firewall, down and inboard from the brake fluid reservoir.
The transmission dipstick is located about 1.5-2ft from the fender on the drivers side, about at the back of the engine, in front of the windsheild/firewall.. it's sometimes yellow, or black. it's also pointing upwards at an angle
There is no dipstick for the transmission. It has a check valve on the side of the pan.
In the center rear of engine.
Try under the oil cap, oddly enough.
The oil dipstick is right up front, center. It is built into the lid covering the oil fill tube. Just unscrew and pull it straight up. The transmission dipstick is located near the firewall, down from the brake master cylinder.
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Car has manual transmission.
There may or may not be one. Some Sunfires, the earlier ones I think, had them. Later models did not. In my '96, the dipstick is located essentially under the brake fluid reservoir near the firewall. FriPilot
Unfortunately there isn't one.
The filter is located inside the transmission just inside the bottom pan.
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It doesn't have one but they can check the transmission fluid at any place that does oil changes
Some Sunfires have a dipstick and others don't. It seems that the earlier models did have one, but don't quote me here. In my '96, the dipstick is located near the firewall, down and inboard from the brake fluid reservoir. FriPilot
there is no dipstick,only a filler cap on the top of the transmission.i have the same car and was asking the same thing.I haven't looked yet but i think there is an overflow bolt in the top of the trans,fill till it comes out and put the bolt and cap back on
you dump rite down the dipstick tube
Not usually. The dipstick is used to check the oil level. Oil is added where the oil filler cap is - usually located on the valve cover and will screw counterclockwause for removal. That is unless you are talking about transmission fluid in which case the dipstick hole is the same place where you add fluid. On the Sunfire/Cavalier 2.2 engine YES you do add the oil and check the oil in the same place the dipstick is attached to the oil cap.
The transmission dipstick is located to the left of the engine on a 1996 Toyota Avalon. It is near the oil dipstick.
There is no dipstick for the transmission. There is a plug on the side of the transmission oil pan where the speedometer cable is located.
The transmission dipstick for the 1991 Chevrolet Caprice is located on the side of the transmission. It will be behind a valve cover.
The 2000 Mazda 626 transmission dipstick is located in the engine compartment, near the firewall. The transmission dipstick will have a bright yellow handle.
Not all Sunfires have a transmission dipstick, however my '96 does. It's located back near the firewall, more or less under the brake fluid reservoir. It has a yellow handle.
It's a sealed system so there is not dipstick. If it slips, take it in...if it's leaks take it in. I personally hate that ;-)