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Old 05-16-2011, 12:36 PM   #1
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Transmission dip stick?

Where is the Transmission dip stick at on the 6.2 auto. I was cleaning my engine bay and I could not find it. I know it's probably right in front of my face.
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:08 PM   #2
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There is no dipstick.There is a plug in the transmission that is used to check the level.The owners manual recomends going back to the dealer to have it done but I do remember someone on here doing it them selves but can't recall who it was.
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:25 PM   #3
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They are sealed transmissions. With the synthetic fluid they use, and the low temperatures the fluid sees, they tranny's are good for life. You should never have to worry about it unless you are an everyday racer. They don't want you to check something that needs no maintenance.
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Old 05-16-2011, 01:40 PM   #4
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good info.
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:13 PM   #5
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I knew that! LOL Thank's for the info guys. I looked for it about 30 mins. Feelin' kind of stupid right about now.
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:16 PM   #6
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Must be all that loud Music ...
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Old 05-16-2011, 02:18 PM   #7
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They are sealed transmissions. With the synthetic fluid they use, and the low temperatures the fluid sees, they tranny's are good for life.
Yeah, but whose life?
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Old 05-16-2011, 03:11 PM   #8
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I remember seeing somewhere a kit to add a dipstick and tube to the transmission. Can't remember the company though.
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Old 05-16-2011, 03:37 PM   #9
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Must be all that loud Music ...
"Sometimes it just don't sound right unless it loud" (The Great Jimi Hendrix)
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Old 05-16-2011, 05:05 PM   #10
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I remember seeing somewhere a kit to add a dipstick and tube to the transmission. Can't remember the company though.
Lokar makes it. Part # TD-36L80FM.

Once the warranty is up I would install this, drop the pan and modify the original drain so it would be a real drain. Tranny should be serviced (fluid and filter) every 50K if severe use and 100K for normal use.

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Old 05-16-2011, 05:09 PM   #11
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THANKS I LEARN SOMETHING NEW ABOUT MY CAR FROM YOU GUYS DAILY WOW NO STICK TO ALL OF YOU
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Old 05-16-2011, 05:19 PM   #12
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Kudo's Bluetooth for the info..............You saved all of us hours of head banging under the hoods of our cars looking for the answer to Dabs question, so we could pretend we knew it already..........lol
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Old 05-16-2011, 06:34 PM   #13
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I thought I was on a island by myself on this one. Don't feel like a DIPSTICK anymore. lol Thank's again for the info and the comic relief. lol
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I knew that! LOL Thank's for the info guys. I looked for it about 30 mins. Feelin' kind of stupid right about now.
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