I work at a dealer and show people stuff like that all the time. Please only post in this section if you have directions on how to do a modification, complete a task, or steps to take to resolve a problem. When cold overnight , the dipstick shows the fluid level to be too high. . So every oil change you get a few quarts of new trans fluid also. The fluid should be bright red with now metallic, shiny, rough or foreign particles and should not smell burnt, if it's burnt you will know because it really stinks when you take a whiff. However, many times, we end up neglecting the transmission or paying too much because we do not know how to do it ourselves.
I sure hope it helps out someone else who is wanting to but hesitant to do this. It's important that you mention the truck be level and not on ramps. The only difference from the procedure above is that I shifted through the gears P-1, letting it sit for about 3 seconds in each gear and then slowly shifted back up to Park. Remove the filter, clean it with spray carb cleaner as it is a metal screen and can be washed. The filler plug will be exposed.
The tall deck block is taller and wider than the short deck so there are clearance issues when installing in a car. I would like to complete the 4 run grand slam. I just did a transmission service on it and the next day I lost reverse and third gear. Remove all traces of gasket from bottom of transmission. If checked hot and reading is under hot mark, it's either not full or not up to operating temp so the reading will be incorrect.
Gives you a change too do a few things: -look in the pan and examine the fluid -drain some fluid so it can be filled properly -change the filter -look for metal flakes, chunks or foreign debris -introduce new fluid when you fill it back up If anything weird is found in the pan, you can then choose a plan of action from there. You may need a long funnel to avoid spilling it on the belts. What can be causing this to happen? I literally just popped the hood and checked it. Then again, I guess it's not really a cold check. Use the cork gasket and tighten the bolts diagonally opposite from each other. You have to fill the tranny from underneath the car. I had the same question, although my truck is a 1998.
Also make sure you put the transmission through all of the gears before checking it. The transmission dipstick has a yellow loop handle and if your in front of your vehicle facing the engine, it's to your lower left front right in front of the bottom radiator hose. You want the transmission up to temp, drive around for a bit. The other thing somewhat concerning to me was that there were bubbles on the stick. Don't scrat … ch the aluminum. Clean or replace the filter and reinstall the pan with a new gasket. Some people prefer to use a pan with a drain plug, when they do an oil change, they drain the pan, then refill what was lost.
On the same side, near the bottom of the transmission, there is a drain plug also. I always wondered why there's no drain plugs on auto trannys, it would make draining so much easier and less messy! There is no dipstick tube on the Gen 4 Celica manual trasmission. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional. You will need to get an appropriate sized funnel that fits into the dip stick hole. The 5-speed… The lube is added on the upper side of the transmission under the car. Hi all, New to the forum bought an 86 chevy k10 with about 115k on it a little over a month ago and kind of had a silly question but I do not want to overfill the transmission fluid. As friction modified fluids are all slightly different, it might … be best to stay with the stuff that was originally designed for the transmission, but you might be able to get more information from your locak transmission shop.
Fr … om below, you'll need a squeeze bottle like the ones used to water plants above your head. Do not use shop towels as they will leave lint. Also what type of fluid would the truck take if it was low? Remove all traces of gasket from bottom of transmission. It would be better to only replace the fluid that was emptied when the pan is removed. The pan will not come down as the shift link bracket interferes. At any rate, to fill the transmission you will need a funnel, and a good length of tubing atleast 3ft. I'm just scared to overfill.
The block is beefier and the cam is raised. Follow the positive cable coming off the battery. You've come to the right place to get affordable quality Automatic Transmission Dipsticks for your Chevy C10. Using a small ball peen hammer, carefully knock the pan bolt holes in the flange back so the dent faces the bolt head. Based on your year, your truck should have a 700R4 transmission, the dipstick had a cold and hot level on it.