How do I check Tranny fluid on a 2000 Pontiac GRand Am GT 3.4?

Asked by Jan 06, 2016 at 04:35 PM about the 2000 Pontiac Grand Am GT

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car slams when shifting into drive with the brake on. I cant find how to check the fluid level, or is the tranny junk?

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The car may not have a dip stick, if it is there it is in the back next to the firewall. If not there is a plug on the side of the trany by the bell-housing area to pull. When fluid runs out, it is full. Try a can of Trans-X additive.

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Make sure the RPMs are not revved. It should be about 0750rpms. You'll have to look under your car to get to the transmission plug. It may be a good idea to have a reputable mechanic check this out have you changed the fluid at all?

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