Automatic transmission fluid fill location

Tiny
SCREAMINEMO333
  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 130,000 MILES

I have a 2000 Isuzu Rodeo LS 3.2L V6 4wd automatic. I cannot find where to fill the transmission with fluid theres no dipstick tube in the engine compartment nor is there a filler tube. Please help me locate a spot to fill my tranny.

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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 AT 1:39 AM

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Tiny
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The fluid is installed from the bottom and pumped in until it overflows from the plug. Checking the automatic trans fluid can only be done under the vehicle, bottom of trans drain pan(over fill screw).

You must raise the vehicle up safely to begin

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/jack-up-and-lift-your-car-safely

Here are some diagram (below) to help you see what needs to be done.

Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.

Cheers, Ken

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:04 PM
Tiny
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  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 120,000 MILES

2000 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 120,000 miles, how to change transmission fluid in 2000 Rodeo?

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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If no drain plug on pan, the Transmission pan will have to be removed, replace the filter and the pan gasket.

Here is a guided that will help you see what needs to be done.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-service-an-automatic-transmission

Please let us know happens so it will help others.

Best, Ken

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
DEBRA LAIL
  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO

Transmission problem
2000 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 120000 miles

how to change transmission fliud in 2000 rodeo

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Hi there,

If no drain plug on pan, the Transmission pan will have to be removed, replace the filter and the pan gasket. If the Trans requires a full service(you cant drain all the old oil just by taking of the pan) See your Trans specialist.

Mark (mhpautos)

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
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BILL JONES
  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO

Transmission problem
2000 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 128677 miles

I HAVE JACKED THE VEHICLE UP AND LOOKED ACORDING TO THE MANUAL TO WHERE THE FILLER PLUG IS LOCATED. I CAN'T FIND IT AND I NEED TO ADD FLUID. PLEASE HELP ME! THANKS BILL

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Hi
Filler plug on right side about half way up looks like a bolt head

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
BILL JONES
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I HAVE SEARCHED THE SIDES OF THE TRANNY AND CAN'T FIND ANY TYPE PLUG OR BOLT. IF THE TRANNY HAS NEVER BEEN SERVICE, IS IT POSSIABLE THAT IT MUST BE TAPPED OR SOMETHING. THERE ARE MOLDED BODY CAST THAT LOOKS LIKE IT COULD BE A PLUG BUT ISN'T.

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Drain plug on bottom of pan drain. Then refill through overfill plug

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
JUNIOR1964
  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO
  • 3.0L
  • V6
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 107,000 MILES

Hi I would like to know where can I check a transmission fluid that mean where is located

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:06 PM (Merged)
Tiny
WRENCHTECH
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This vehicle doesn't have a dipstick. The fluid is checked by removing a plug on the bottom of the trans (#1 in the picture) and filling through that hold until it runs out.

https://www.2carpros.com/images/external/91097106.gif

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DONALD HARDIN
  • 2000 ISUZU RODEO
  • 10,000 MILES

I havve a 2000 isuzu rodeo and need to know if you check the trans. Fluid with engine running or not?

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Automatic running at op. Temp. Level surface

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Tiny
BRONZEMEDAL
  • 1998 ISUZU RODEO

Transmission problem
1998 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 110000 miles

I cannot find where to put transmission fluid on the engine. The dipstick/location is not there!

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:07 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Your vehicle is not equipped with an ATF dipstick. You will have two plugs facing downward on the larger transmission pan. The plug higher up on the pan is the fill/level check (stamped/recessed into the rear right corner of pan). ATF should just dribble from this plug on a hot, idling truck, in neutral on a level surface. The lower one is the drain. The one at the back of the pan in a recess is the filler. You need a hand pump or something similar to fill it to overflowing then top it off with the engine running. Make sure you shift through the gears a couple of times when topping off.

Thanks for using 2CarPros. Com!

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:07 PM (Merged)
Tiny
CERVIN
  • 1999 ISUZU RODEO

Transmission problem
1999 Isuzu Rodeo Question 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 178000 miles

Where does the transmision fluid go? There is no dip stick.

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:07 PM (Merged)
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TERRY S
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You have to add it through a plug in the top of the transmission pan,
Brilliant design. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

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BETTYJANE2
  • 1999 ISUZU RODEO

1999 Isuzu Rodeo Question

How does one check the Transmission fluid in a 1999 Isuzu Rodeo?

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Wednesday, October 4th, 2017 AT 5:07 PM (Merged)
Tiny
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Whether checking fluid level or just inspecting fluid color and smell, you have to use the overfill screw on the bottom of the tranny pan. There is no dipstick on your vehicle for the tranny fluid.

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TEXAS6359
  • 2002 ISUZU RODEO

2002 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 120, miles

WE ARE TRYING TO CHECK TRANS FLUID LEVEL CANNOT LOCATE DIPSTICK

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