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Old 27 Mar 2014, 04:40 am
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Default How do I add transmission fluid to my 2002 chevy cavalier?

Is there a way to add transmission fluid from the top of a 2002 chevy cavalier? As far as I can tell I will have to get under the car.
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Old 27 Mar 2014, 05:05 am
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Okay first you need to locate your transmission. It is possiblly on the driver side of the car next to the engine. you will see a cap with a picture of either a gear on it or a oil dripper picture. If that isn't there ive heard people slowly fill it up through the dip stick for the transmission
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it's now a dealer job , you need a lift and a thermometer , and the workshop manual or a specification of the temperature at which to stop filling there is no dipstick on modern auto treansmissions
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Old 27 Mar 2014, 06:05 am
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According to this video, there is no dipstick to actually check the fluid level on a 2002 Cavalier. You can add fluid where it shows in the video, but how do you know it needs it, or you won't overfill it?















http://www.carcarekiosk.com/video/20...ck_fluid_level































This answer says you check it under the vehicle, and therefore can fill it from the top via the video















http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...6153620AAd9fqj































There is a check plug and drain plug. Make sure you use the right plug.































What's this?















http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q3xhae7MjjA
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Old 27 Mar 2014, 07:05 am
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That is no longer a user service. You are supposed to take it to the dealer. The dealer then determines if it needs fluid and if so, adds it. All you have to do is endure the poor performance prior to the repair, the wait in the customer lounge and of course the big payday.
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