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Old 10-15-2007, 06:55 PM   #1
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For tranny fluid, you pour it into the tube where the dipstick is right?

Or is there a fill spot I can't see? Just making sure...
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Down the dipstick hole.
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Just make sure to not overfill it. If you are unsure, only add about 1/4 of a quart at a time.
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pour it in as the car is running. Pour 1/4 of the quart in, get in the car, hold the brake and run it thru drive and reverse a couple of times. check the level and repeat until at the proper level.

use a funnel.
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Good question. BTW..when all else fails..check the owners manual.

I agree with everything stated above.. and would like to add that you may need to wait a little when checking it. Fluid can cling to the inside of the dipstick tube and give a false reading. Always triple check it to ensure both sides of the dipstick are at the same level and always go back and check later.
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