How do you put transmission fluid in a 2004 Passat?

Asked by Jun 18, 2017 at 07:04 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Passat GLX 4Motion

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car hard to move when in gear. No do stick to check level or port to put fluid.

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There is a special procedure in changing and adding fluid to your vehicle. The add fluid plug is on the side of the transmission, located under the car. You need the car on a lift, level, up to operating temperature, a pump and the correct fluid to add. If your car does not move in gear, you have a larger issue than low fluid. Is it leaking?..


If it is not or has not been leaking it has other issues.

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