Hope this has helped you. This model has no dipstick. Roger Posted on Apr 15, 2009 There is a fill for the transmission fluid but no dip stick. The reason there is no tranny dip stick is because the tranny is sealed. The scan tool is needed to know the temperature of the fluid which must be close to 40 degrees celsius. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2002 Chevrolet Impala.
Fill through the fill cap until it drips from the check bolt. After refill check oil level. You get what you pay for brother. The fill plug and drain plug are next to each other so make sure you are removing the right one. Ask what the capacity for your transmission is when you buy your fluid and filter at the parts store, they will be able to tell you. The following paragraph has info applying to the manual differential only: The 2002 Trailblazer the first year Chevy made the Trailblazer has a Front Differential using 1. You will need to jack the vehicle up and support it on jack stands.
If you fill engine or axles of your car with oil to the brim it may damage your vehicle engine or axles and void manufacturer warranty. You may need to squeeze bottle. At that point you remove the fill plug in the bottom of the transmission pan and fill with fluid until fluid drains back … out. Your best bet for a superior transmission flush would be to go to bgfindashop. Note: not all air conditioning refrigerants are the same. . Identification: check tag on case.
The way to check the transmission fluid level is to open the fill cap, raise the whole car make sure it's level, not just the front of the car , remove the check bolt. Unlock it with a small screwdriver and then pull the o-ring sealed cap out. You need a scan tool to check the automatic transmission fluid on this car. I think the manuals may state the new numbers. Estimate what you took out minus a quart and run the trany through all the gears.
If you're not sure, ask your dealer. Now there is a slow drip coming out, but I can't imagine I'm at the capacity I should be at. Anyway, there is a red fill cap on the… There should be two dipsticks under the hood on a Malibu. You'll have to look real hard to see it. Jun 20, 2010 It's possible that your transmission and filter has built-up a lot of gunk and deposits and is working overtime to get fluid to circulate through the transmission. Autozone is good for batteries, hoses and fluids. You can share this information with your friends.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. The easiest type of technical maintenance is changing engine oil, axles oil, manual and automatic transmission oil. Jul 30, 2011 I will assume you have already drained the trany. I believe the capacity for an automatic on a 2 L. Automatic to drain and refill using Dexron type 3 fluid. If you fill with fluid when the tranny is to hot you will underfill and run a slight risk of damaging the transmission. Changing break fluid in Chevrolet Silverado 2002 is also is a simple task.
Hopefully this will help to shed some light on your problem. You should check with the dealer or other approved company to have this done. Check fluid level and add fluid as needed. Before adding transmission fluid, make sure that your engine was running when you checked the fluid level. Chevrolet has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. Even dropping the pan would not get the whole 7 quarts out because the rest is in the torque converter.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-858-7269. Did I pull the wrong bolt maybe? Thank You for using FixYa. Note: all capacities are approximate. Don't know why it has to be so confusing, but if anyone is buying plugs in the future the 41-985 listed in a post above is 41-110 at some of the retail outlets. Note that one of the recalls applies to only 895 units, so your vehicle is unlikely to be affected by this Transfer Case recall. Then look on the side of the transmission that faces the front of the vehicle.