Where is the transmission dip stick located?
First, locate the transmission dipstick, which can be found under the hood, in the engine compartment. Make sure you are locating the transmission dipstick and not the engine-oil dipstick; the transmission dipstick is usually further back in the engine bay, toward the firewall (the bulkhead at the front of the cabin).
Which dipstick is the transmission?
– On rear-wheel drive vehicles, the dipstick is usually on the passenger side of the engine compartment, near the back of the engine. – On front-wheel drive vehicles, the dipstick is usually on the driver’s side, on one side of the transmission.
Where is the transmission number located?
The transmission number will be on the side of the transmission, or on the top of the transmission (manual and automatic respectively).
Do you check your transmission fluid when it’s hot or cold?
Transmission fluid expands in heat and in order to receive accurate results, it must be under normal operating conditions. If the fluid is checked when the engine is cold, you may get false results indicating the fluid is low. Allow the engine to continue running while you check the level.
What color is the transmission dipstick?
Transmission fluid is normally pink in color, if it is a brown color, it’s time for a Power Flush™. When checking your transmission fluid you should also check for a burnt smell.
Where is the transmission dipstick on a Dodge truck?
Apply the parking brake and with your foot on the brake cycle the transmission through all of the gears on the selector. Return the transmission to park and leave it running. Open the hood of the truck and locate the transmission dipstick. It is located at the back of the engine on the passenger’s side near the firewall.
Where to check the transmission fluid level in a Dodge?
It is located at the back of the engine on the passenger’s side near the firewall. In most newer vehicles it will have a yellow T-handle on the top of the dipstick. Pull the dipstick out of the dipstick tube and wipe the transmission fluid off of it with a clean rag.
How do you clean transmission fluid off a dipstick?
In most newer vehicles it will have a yellow T-handle on the top of the dipstick. Pull the dipstick out of the dipstick tube and wipe the transmission fluid off of it with a clean rag. Insert the dipstick back into the tube, making sure it is fully seated in the tube.
What kind of transmission fluid does a Dodge Dakota use?
Use Mopar ATF+4 in the automatic transmission of your Dodge Dakota. There are several brands of transmission fluid on the market that have the same properties as the Mopar fluid; but before substituting another brand, check with your Dodge dealer to be sure it will work properly in your truck.