is it bad if I put a quart of atf fluid in my cvt transmission

Asked by Oct 05, 2016 at 10:19 AM about the 2007 Dodge Caliber SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I replaced my control arms and sway bar
links on my dodge caliber and transmisson
fluid came out.. I went to olreilys and bought
atf fluid and after I put a quart in there I seen
it was cvt fluid only. Will this mess up my
transmisson ?

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Not sure how trans fluid came out of your transaxle when you were doing suspension work. Weird. But if you added the wrong fluid, I would do a flush and fill with the correct fluid to be on the safe side.

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