1997 Pontiac Sunfire Check fluid level

Tiny
JOHNHARR
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  • 1997 PONTIAC SUNFIRE
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 150,000 MILES
How do you check the fluid level in the autmatic transmission of a 1997 sunfire. There is a fluid cap but no dip stick.
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Sunday, November 16th, 2008 AT 9:38 AM

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Tiny
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I believe the plug is down low, passenger side, close to halfshaft. The fluid needs to be hot, and the level should be at the bottom of the hole with plug removed.
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Monday, November 17th, 2008 AT 12:45 PM
Tiny
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Its by the enigine oil plug. There is a llittle scew type notch there. Un-screw it and that the "dipstick" lol
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Saturday, November 22nd, 2008 AT 6:47 PM

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