how do you check the transmission fluid

hawkeye
0

Asked by hawkeye Jan 07, 2007 at 07:36 PM about the 1997 Volkswagen Jetta

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I am leaking transmission fluid. How do I check it?

2 Answers

LouB
14,750

I believe you are going to need diagnostic equipment for this hawkeye. If I'm not mistaken there's no dip stick in your 97 Jette and you'll need a diagnostic scanner to monitor the fluid temperature. In any event the first step is your trusty Chilton's manual which you have a good chance of finding at your local library. You can also purchase a copy at your local book store or parts shop (call first before you take the ride to see if they have the Chilton's for your model and year in stock). If all else fails you can purchase a copy in Amazon.com or ebay, often for less than $15. Good luck!

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
der_Alte
35

I have a Bentley Publishers manual--much more complete & chkg the Tran juice I would find a knowledgeable shop.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Transmission fluid 1 answer

    127,000 miles the car start to shift in high RPM , im thinking low in transmission fluid , but i cant find the stick , i did some searches online and this car does not have stick , so how i can che...

    2000 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • transmission fluid 2 answers

    i just bought a 2001 GLS about 2 days ago, and i dont know much about jettas, but yesterday i noticed that the rpms were reving too high when changing gears (its an automatic), and i was wondering if ...

    2001 Volkswagen Jetta GLS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • can you check the transmission fluid yourself? 1 answer

    1999 Volkswagen Jetta New GLS

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • where or how do i add additives or check the transmission fluid when there's no visible resevoir or dip-stick?

    id like to add transmission additive fluid to the resevoir but i cant find a access spout,dip stick,or resevoir in sight. where is one located? how do i access it, without having to hoist the car up, ...

    1998 Volkswagen Jetta GL

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • check transmission fluid 1 answer

    where and how do i check the transmission fluid?

    1989 Volkswagen Cabriolet

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Volkswagen Jetta Questions

Volkswagen Jetta Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 770
#2 Scott Sr.
Scott Sr.
Reputation 750
#3 Goodwrench707
Goodwrench707
Reputation 600
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Sentra"
492 Great Deals out of 36,839 listings starting at $1,750
Used Ford Focus"
760 Great Deals out of 59,605 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Corolla"
779 Great Deals out of 54,383 listings starting at $1,495

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
4 Great Deals out of 17,269 listings starting at $14,995
2014 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
67 Great Deals out of 3,830 listings starting at $11,200
2013 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
111 Great Deals out of 2,686 listings starting at $9,891
2012 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
155 Great Deals out of 3,698 listings starting at $7,995
2011 Volkswagen Jetta For Sale
61 Great Deals out of 1,481 listings starting at $7,000