Transmission Fluid

Transmission fluid acts as a lubricant for all the moving parts inside the car’s transmission. In an automatic transmission, it works as a coolant and transmits power from the engine to the transmission.

Questions in Transmission Fluid

Answer there is a small plug in the side of the tranny you need to take the plug out if you can see the fluid it is ok should be level with the hole.
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Answer You have to take the transmission pan off, change the filter/fluid/gasget make sure you put all the bolts in first befor you titan the bolts up.
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Answer Through the dipstick tube where the indicator inserts. Answer Be sure to have the car warmed up, running at idle, in park when you check the automatic transmission fluid.
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Answer not sure why your car is not starting or why you have a transmission leak, but I cant think of any way a problem with the transmission can cause your engine not to start, you most likely have 2 different and separate problems. You might want to include more info on your engine problem …
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Answer In order to check or change trans fluid on BMW vehicles with no dipstick a hoist or set of ramps is needed. Remove upper plug in drain pan under the vehicle. make sure vehicle is running for level inspections. Do not run vehicle if draining fluid! proper level of oil when vehicle…
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I have a 2000 Grand Am and is probably the same. There is a 7/16 plug on the transmission case you have to be under the car to see it. it is located on the backside near the right axel. You take it out and put in transmission fluid till it comes out the plug hole. The fill plug is accesed from engi…
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I have an Olds Achieva 96, which uses the same platform as Grand Am.The way to change transmission fluid is to take off the bottom drain pan, about 20 bolts all around it. While you're at it, change the filter and gasket too, which are sold in Autozone as a kit.Further - refilling fluid is a chore. …
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dot 3 tranny fluidThat is incorrect Dot 3 is a brake fluidif it is an auto trans it uses Toyota type T-IV fliuddextron III fluid will cause transmission problemsToyota T-IV fluid is avail at any Toyota dealer
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Answer Assuming this car is an automatic, You add the fluid where you check the trasmision fluid. You have to get a Funnel that is designed for the transmission tube. Go to Auto zone, Wal-Mart. It will say Transmission funnel on it. about 2 bucks or less. To check it properally, Start the car, l…
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%DETAILS% Answer You will find a yellow dipstick handle to the right of the motor, that's where you put in the trans. fluid. Behind that, almost at the engine firewall, you will find a two-and-a-half inch round cap which is slightly higher than the transmission. That is where you add brake flui…
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Answer please don't flush the trnasmission oil it can blow your transmission resulting in bog loss. Just change the oil is beeter open the transmission oil bolt underneath the engine and wait for 15 minutes so that all the oil can come out. After putting in bolt pour the new transmission oil…
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Answer If you have a 5R55W 5 speed automatic, there is no dipstick. It is a "sealed" transmission and shouldn't leak...unless you have a leaking diaphram, in which case you would blow smoke out your tail pipe, bla bla bla. Ford says you should take it in...or look in your owners manual. You…
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Both the transmission and oil fill caps have dip sticks on them.  Answeron the 5 speen it is under the car near the firewall and on the auto it is near the windshield on the top of the engine  Answerit is on the back side of the car by the fire wall you can access it from the top or bott…
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Jack the car up or put on ramps ,place a large drain pan under tranmission ,remove bolts to tranmission pan ,pan will comes loose and oil will spill out .replace filter with new one ,and make sure pan gasket is good .put gasket and pan cover back on and tighten.fill transmission with recommended t…
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Answer Pour the transmission fluid down the hole the transmission dip stick goes in. You will need a funnel to do it right. WRONG! Do not pour transmission oil into your engine oil compartment! There is no dipstick for transmission oil, at least not on the manual transmission. To fill the tran…
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Answer Ford issued a TSB (technical Service Bulletin) calling for all Windstar model years to use Mercon V ATF fluid in the power steering system. Yes, that is a transmission fluid, but it happens to be the same product to be used as power-steering fluid. Pretty convenient if you ask me... Ans…
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Transmission oil level Hello, I had our Beetle in for service and the dealer said that the Tranny was a sealed unit and I cannot checkthe fluid level. The dealer is half right. It might be a sealed system but you can still service it. There is 2 bolts on the transmission. One near the top and …
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Answer You add the fluid into the same tube that the dipstick goes in. It is a pain in the butt because you need a long narrow funnel with a skinny end to fit in the dipstick tube.
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Answer when standing at the front off the vehicle to the right edge and down near the battery you will find a dipstick labeled " trans fluid" should be yellow if i remember correctly. THE DIPSTICK HANDLE SHOULD BE RED. THE ENGINE OIL DIPSTICK HANDLE IS YELLOW.
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Answer As far as I know, there is no reservoir for transmission fluid. You have to just pull the dip stick up and look to see how much fluid you have and if you need to add more. Hope this helps.
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Answer Hopefully this helps. I have no actual knowledge of the Lincoln, but as with most other vehicles there is a tube with a dipstick in the engine bay for checking the transmission fluid level. You get a transmission funnel and pour the fluid in through the dipstick tube. To check fo…
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Beings it is a manual transmission it will take a gear oil which is considerably thicker than ATF fluid (75 to 90w). You should have no problem finding it at your car parts store. Your owners manual should show you where to install it but typically there is not a fill tube like an automatic transmis…
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Pick up a Haynes or Chilton's manual. They list fluid capacities. Answer is it a manual or automatic if it is a manual then it takes gear oil and the fluid is 2 qts if all the way empty if auto then it is 9-11 that is if torque converter is empty
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Answer plymouth owner, find your vehicle owner's manual which should be in the glovebox. look under car mantinance and care and every fluid volume for the vehicle should be listed in either gallons or quarts.
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AnswerIt is a very difficult task, but it can be done. On the transmission itself, close to the back of the filter and pan, there is a check plug. This plug, when opened, should be filled to just overflowing. 1. Jack your vehicle up or raise it on a lift, but it needs to be level so the fluids are l…
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No it's not easy and the answers are correct You have tfill through the overflow but the key is fill until fluid runs out ....then start the truck and get it to operating temp then remove the plug on fill again until fluid runs out That way the level is correct and you wont hurt your trans. man goo…
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Depending on the severity of the leak the oil level dropping in the enginein a manual there will be engine oil leaking from the bottom of the bell housing, (there is usually a hole drilled there for specifically this reason)In an auto (depending on variety of trnasmission and torque converter fitted…
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Answer You can not check the transmission fluid it is sealed off. You should take it to get it checked! actually you just have to jack the car up and make sure its level, leave the car running and go under the car and take the higher plug out of the transmission just above the pan, if tranny flui…
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Answer I'm not sure which plug (bolt) it is, but there is supposed to be one plug for filling the transmission and one to tell when the fluid is at the correct level. There isn't a dipstick.
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Answer Believe it or not, you add transmission fluid into the same tume that you use to check the transmission fluid. Just a reminder, before you add transmission fluid, make sure you check the level properly. Vehicle must be level, warmed up, and running. Also make sure you put the transm…
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It may not have a dipstick. The engineers can be wonderful people. There is a plug that needs to be removed to check it. there is a specific procedure that may be in the owners manual. IF you you check incorrectly, you can end up under filling it as fluid will run out. Answer A 97 Cavalier (n…
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Answer You can add via the Transmission dip stick located on the driver side of the car behind the oil dip stick. If your vehicle is not an automatic then you need to unscrew the level plug on the side of the trans and pump in the specified gearlube until it starts to run back out (ma…
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Answer Add fluid into the dipstick pipe. ed724 Use a long nose funnel that could plug into the dipstick pipe and then add transmission fluid small quantity at a time and check level. Repeat until the correct mark (there is cold transmission fluid mark and a hot fluid mark on the dipsti…
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Find the leak, figure out if you can fix it, take the car to a garage. How bad it is leaking? You certainly don't want to run a car with low transmission fluid as it will surely do internal damage. Most common leak areas are at the pan gasket or the transmission cooler lines that go to the radiator…
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if you are looking at engine at your right hand should be a dipstick colored orange and look past the dipstick and you will see a nut 3/4 or bigger above the transmission remove and pour the fluid. for small amounts, service through the dipstick opening.
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Answer If its a private sale - as is - is just that, buy a new transmission if the price of the tranny is worth paying for considering the price of the car. it may even be cheaper to find another car with the same tranny. Answer Buy a transmission... Literally! This is someting that has to be…
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Answer There is a bolt with a square cavity in it that faces towards the right side of the car on the drain pan for the transmission fluid. I have been able to unscrew it with a ratchet wrench that does NOT have a bolt thingee (ie. 1/2" 3/4" etc) on it. I just use the square fitting of the ra…
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Answer Put trans. fluid in through the dipstick hole, be careful not to overfill
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Answer With the car jacked up and level. Follow the right side axle inboard into the tranny. Where the axle enters the tranny you will find a 7/16 bolt at approximately the four oclock position. It is a small hole so look carefully. With the engine running and the tranny hot remove the bolt. If…
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AnswerThe Allison 1000 Automatic Transmission Automatic Transmission, 5 speed 1000 Initial Fill is 7.4 quarts[2] Automatic Transmission, 5 speed 1000 Total Fill is 13.0 quarts. DO NOT drain the fluid if only the transmission spin-on oil filter is being replaced.
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Answer Take it to a auto shop and ask them to check the transmission fluid level and watch them then say thanks and buy some fluid.
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Answer If this question is for a 1997 PONTIAC Sunfire, the trans. fluid plug (filler) is located on the drivers side of the engine. This red cap is under the water hose and brake fluid reservoir on the drivers side. It takes a little hunting. Answer There is no plug, it's a "Sealed Tr…
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Answer The 99 Trooper is considered a "sealed trans", it does not have an available dip stick to check the fluid levels. To add transmission fluid, locate the transmission main pan from under the vehicle. You will see 2 large bolts, one at the top corner of the pan, one at the bottom. The top i…
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Make sure you get the transmission fluid kit from a hayudai dealer first. On a 95 accent I drained the fluid from the pan on the driver side by opening the nut on the left side (sitting in driver seat). After that I dropped the pan by unscrewing all the nuts on the pan. I removed the filter and repl…
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Answer Most but not all manual transmissions use a heavy weight oil. That is transmission oil. Most A/T use a much lighter transmission fluid, which is a highly refined oil, that is transmission fluid. You will sometines find a manual transmission which uses Trsnsmission fluid. Certain Ford R…
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Answer typically it is done around 100,000 miles. If it doesn't have a sealed transmission (which the metro doesnt) you should change the fluid.
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read your owner's manual XJ Cherokee Fluid Capacities Engine Oil -2.5L (4cyl) - 4.0 Quarts (3.8L)-4.0L (6cyl) - 6.0 Quarts (5.7L) Cooling System -2.5L (4cyl) - 9.0 Quarts (8.5L)-4.0L (6cyl) - 10.5 Quarts (9.9L) Automatic Transmission -4.0L (6cyl) The AW-4 Automatic Transmission uses Transmission …
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Answer 3-4 quarts. One of the nice features of the Echo is that it has a transmission fluid filter. This means you may never need to change the transmission fluid (it is not listed at all in the owner's manual scheduled maintenance). If you feel that it really does need it because you have not …
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Answer If the Bronco has a V8 302 EFI, the transmission fill tube is located on the left side/Passanger side of vehicle to the rear next to the firewall. The 351 V8's fill tube is in the same location. It's very hard to reach when standing on the ground and you will need a transmission fluid fun…
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Answer Manual trans '90 - '94 1.8L API GL-4 or higher SAE 75W-90 or 75W-85W 1.90qts(1.8L) " FWD NA API GL-4 or higher SAE 75W-90 or 75W-85W 2.30qts(2.2L) " FWD Turbo API GL-4 or higher SAE 75W-90 or 75W-85W 2.30qts(2.2L) " AWD API GL-4 or h…
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DO NOT get it flushed. A flush will circulate the oil (power steering fluid) throughout the system causing an unsafe condition that is expensive to repair. If the oil hasn't circulated in the system, you can simply replace the master cylinder and reservoir and bleed the system. If the level of b…
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One adds transmission fluid the thru the same tube that the transmission dipstick is in. You will need a funnel that fits into the top of the tube. Pull the transmission dipstick and put in the funnel, then add fluid. Make sure you don't try mix the oil dipstick with the transmission dipstick! And…
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Answer Assuming you mean an automatic transmission, the dipstick is on the right hand side of the engine bay. You'll need a small tipped funnel to add fluid down the tube. If your referring to a manual transmission, there will be a fill plug on the side of it.
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I never saw this model but the transmission filter on every transmission I ever did see - was -inside the transmiision bottom cover.
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I have an '01 CRV as well. If yours is an automatic there is no place to add transmission fluid. There is only a dipstick and I do not recommend adding it thru there. I took mine to a shop and had the transmission flushed and refilled at around 80,000 miles, even though Honda says you can wait until…
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Answer The transmission filler plug for a standard transmission is behind a plastic cover under the drivers side wheel well. You have to remove three screws (I think that they are 3/8 or 5/16 in), one near the strut, one near the front of the wheel well, and one underneath near the bottom le…
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Answer On automatics take a look at your trans pan and count the number of bolts and remember the basic outline of the pan. It is a good idea to take your VIN# with you also to get the right part. Pickup at least 8 quarts of ATF for your vehicle ; most now a days use Dextron III. Park on level…
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First take off the cover that goes around the radio and the shifter. It just pops off if you use a flat head and pry up, there are about 6 clips. Then you unscrew the shift knob, and remove the boot, and then there is the rubber boot. Use a 10mm socket to take the 4 bolts out and remove the rubber b…
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Answer On the right side of the transmission there should be a bolt. The size of it is a 17mm. So use a 17mm wrench to loosen it. The transmission usually takes about 3 quarts of 10-30w motor oil or you could use 10-40w motor oil.
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Answer just take out the dip stick see how low you are with the engine running and in park, you get a narrow funnel that fits into the dipstick tube and add what you need. Answer Automatics add at the dipstick tube, under hood, pass side rear; manual trans at the fill plug under vehicle…
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Check the Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) For Solid Performance Your car�s automatic transmission fluid is a key element to keeping your car drivable. * Among other things, on a day-to-day basis transmission fluid: Cleans * Cools * Lubricates * Transmits force * Transmits pressure * Inh…
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leaking trans that the seal around the pan is comprimised or the transmission seal is comprimised and either one has to be replaced
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You can purchase transmission fluid sometimes in a gas station, Walmart, some supermarkets, or sometimes at a real car wash where they change your oil and wash and wax your car.I went online to partsamerica.com and ordered my transmission fluid, then drove over to my local Advance Auto Parts and pic…
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with car running removed Allen screw in center of nut on tran pan and oil will run out slow it ok if not need to fill.
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The transmission service is performed by lifting the vehicle in order to get access to the transmission pan. Remove all the bolts that hold the pan in place and the fluid will come out when the pan is being lowerd. From there the filter is accesible and should be changed by simply pulling it downwar…
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you have to run a mercon 5 fluid or compatiable. If you run regualar mercon in it you will have a transmission chater whenit shifts into overdrive. Make sure you drain your tork converter too.
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You have to go under the car and remove the plug, there is one at the bottom this is the drain and there is one on the side of the transmission.
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Answer kolahhfjefjhlogbgbj Answer With the price of a trany replacement ($2-3000) it's good maintenance. Every 50,000miles or 80k is a good rule of thumb. Check your owners manual if in doubt. When you get it done make sure its a total flush not just a pan removal & refill. There is abo…
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10w-30 Engine oil. That was easy!
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See "Related Links" for a photo How-to tutorial Procedures You will be removing the transmission pan, and draining the transmission fluid (so make sure you have several quarts of new transmission fluid ready). The pan is attached to the bottom of the transmission by 17 or 19 (depending on the t…
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What's the first thing I need to know? The Owners Manual will have illustrations and detailed information regarding transmission fluids, specifications, location, how-to read the dipstick, etc. See "Related Questions" below for links to FREE online Owners Manuals What's the type? Mercon V is…
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Fluids under pressure transmit energy elsewhere in a hydraulic system is one of the many reasons.
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Transmission fluid leaked out of car very fast. After hitting large rock. Could it be the transmission pan is broke? That is a possibility
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Transmission fluid is added down the dipstick tube.
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Answer For fluid recommendation, refer to the Owners Manual AND the Ford Technical Service Bulletin - TSB linked below.For all model years Taurus / Sable, the TSB basically states that Mercon V is now the specified transmission fluid. See "Related Questions" below for a discussion on transmission f…
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shift solenoid in trans is stuck off
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Hi Remove plastic covering where the gear change cable go. You'll see the oil level / filler plug on the gearbox casing. 8mm hex head to loosen. Have fun
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remove a12mm bolt that holds down the yellow dip stick it is behind the front motor mount it is hard to see. reach it from the top
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AMSOIL Synthetic Universal Transmission Fluid.
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Standard or automatic?
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tranny machine filled, no reservoir...
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Well, the manufacturer matters here. But, a Chevy, would be the Super T-10, second, or third design. Or, the Muncie M-22, rock crusher. Fords strong tranny is the top loader, and Mopar actually made a "Hemi box." These all came in specific vehicles, and will actually devalue a muscle car that requir…
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NO! Dont mix them and dont swap them; they are very different and will cause massive damage.
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If it is an automatic the dipstick is right next to the brake fluid master cylinder reservoir. If it is a stick shift there is not dipstick.
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There is no way to check it other than taking the speedometer gear/ speed sensor out of the top of the transmission. It is in there tight and you could break it trying to get it out. The proper fluid level is to the top of the gear. I strongly suggest you leave it alone. Others have broken off the s…
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Check your idle control valve on top of intake it has a small elect motor with a wire connected all fords build up carbon even have throttle sticking or hard to push slightly tap with screwdriver end while eng running then shift gears if this helps its temporary needs a 2 step fuel injection service…
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You hit something and busted it open
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If it is a standard, it's down on the back side of the engine. if you stand in front of the car open the hood. on the right side below the brake fluid reservoir you will see a small white stick . Lift it and pull it up. It's hard to reach and may be dirty as well; try to wipe of any excess dirt befo…
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There's no such vehicle. The first Dyna model was introduced in 1991. However, all 1985 Harley Big Twins require 24 ounces of transmission oil.
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check your owners manual?
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Question is too vague. Depends on the Hosting WAN's available transmission media that you are trying to connect to. transmission media (physical equipment/material) Common types are:Twisted-pair cableCoaxial cableFiber-optic cableWireless communications
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Assuming that you are referring to over sized rims, unless the wheels weight is way too much the rims will not affect the transmission. However the overall diameter of the tire may cause transmission troubles. the rolling circumference (distance per revolution) of your original tires are used to cal…
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it looks like a motor oil dip stick. but where you put it in is a bigger circle than the motor oil, it is most likely to be seen in the back of the motor towards the firewall
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If thermostat is faulty and engine does not reach operating temp and stay at operating temp for a period of time it will not steam away condensation .Or too many short trips !!!
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All car manufacturers provide a detail information regarding the use/Drive and servicing of a car this contain the automatic or manual Transmission too. If you have driven your car in between 12000 to 15000 miles then its important to have a service. This consist of changing the fluid, filter, and s…
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24 oz is what most take do not over fill or it will bust your seal
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