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How do I check my Automatic Transmission Fluid?

How do I check my Automatic Transmission Fluid?

How to check your automatic transmission fluid in just a few steps: Warm the transmission fluid to operating temperature by driving 10 minutes Park on a flat level surface with the engine running open the hood remove the transmission fluid dipstick and wipe clean re-insert the dipstick being sure to seat all the way down remove the stick and examine the fluid condition, color, and level check for the fluid to be cherry red and in the center of the crosshatched area, look for signs of glitter like metallic shavings If the fluid is below the cross-hatched are consult your service advisor for the proper fluid If your vehicle is not equipped with a fluid dipstick have one of our mechanics check the fluid level at your next service visit! Find us at: ... read more