Transmission fluid

Asked by Feb 04, 2017 at 07:35 AM about the 2005 Nissan Sentra 1.8 S

Question type: General

Best time to check transmission fluid when it's hot
or cold

2 Answers


Usually the instructions for checking many automatic transmission fluids is printed on the dipstick. If it is a manual transmission you could check it either hot or cold.

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Automatic needs to be warm (operating temp).

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