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The fourth generation Volkswagen Jetta, also called the MK4 or the Bora, is Volkswagen's family sedan.

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How do I check the transmission fluid?

Cannot find transmission dipstick

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That's why I couldn't find it! Thanks for the advice.

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Useless and incorrect advice, and pulling the drain plug drains the fluid. If there is no dipstick you need to pull the fill plug with the engine running and the transmission at operating temperature

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There's a fill/check plug on bottom of the pan. It's a allen head bolt counter sunk in the pan(in the round hole on bottom of the pan. You need a fish tank hose attached to your transmission bottle and fill till the fluid starts running out the hole just like you fill a rear end. You can use a pump or whatever you want to get the fluid in just make sure it's coming out the hole and not dropping from your hose . It needs to be full. Once it's running out replace the Allen head check/fill plug. Make sure to use the required fluid for your vw or it will not shift properly.

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As I said before make sure to use specified fluid or your gonna have more problems. You may want to run the car for a while before you check the fluid level to make sure it's not over full. The fluid expands when warm and it needs to be checked when warm. Turn off the car while filling and checking. Then after you fill replace the plug and crank the car and let run a while then cut it off and check again.

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Vw and most European cars don't use the same type fluid as American or most other forein cars. Vw has a totally different type fluid and will not work with the cheaper fluids that are not for european vehicles. Same with all fluid in your vw. The powerstering fluid is this way also . If you put atf in your PS pump it will blow the fluid out the lid and if you could imagine that happening in your transmission, it's a big no no.

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There is no dip stick on a Jetta of this year the way you check it is to actually pull the drain plug with the transmission at normal operating temp . This video shows how Hope this helps

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Can someone just please tell me WHERE to put transmission fluid in a 2001 Jetta? PLEASE

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The tranny is sealed tho most have pour spouts to add it. The 5 cyl auto on the 06 is a nightmare tho. It doesn't have a pour spout. Idle the car for 5 minutes, remove drain plug, ( if at right temp nothing should come out) insert special pump connector into drain hole, connect to pump, connect pump to tranny fluid container and pump away. Remove pump. At temp only excess should flow out. When it just drips slowly it's full. Insert drain plug.

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