I am trying to see if my transmission fluid is low and I don’t know where to check or fill.
You should see a couple of metal tubes under the hood one will or should be red and that will be the transmission all you need to do is follow the owners manual and pull out the dipstick via its handle , that’s the same same you use a funnel to add transmission fluid too.
Hope that helps and best of luck.
To be honest I dont know for sure. In some cars and models there is no dip stick the trans is sealed, call the dealer
You need to go to your dealer to have it checked.
I know it sounds stupid but it requires a special dipstick tool, a scan tool, and a fluid temperature -level chart just to check the fluid level on that model.
Please don’t be mad at the dealer, we think it’s pretty dumb too.
I’ll post the procedure from Chrysler service literature below just so you know what the engineers are putting us through. And we generally don’t get paid a dime for doing it.
P.S. if it helps most dealers will do the check for free but you’ll be waiting around for a half hour or more while they do it.
FLUID LEVEL AND CONDITION CHECK
FLUID LEVEL CHECK USING DRB III
1. Verify that the vehicle is parked on a level surface.
2. Remove the dipstick tube cap.
WARNING: There is a risk of accident from vehicle starting off by itself when engine is running. There is a risk of injury from contusions and burns if you insert your hands into the engine when it is started or when it is running. Secure vehicle to prevent it from moving off by itself. Wear properly fastened and close-fitting work clothes. Do not touch hot or rotating parts.
3. Actuate the service brake. Start engine and let it run at idle speed in selector lever position “P”.
4. Shift through the transmission modes several times with the vehicle stationary and the engine idling.
NOTE: When inserting dipstick special tool 9336A, excess insertion force may cause the dipstick to slip past the stop on the bracket in the transmission oil pan. An approximate distance that the dipstick sould be inserted into the fill tube is 424 mm (16.69 in.).
5. Warm up the transmission, wait at least 2 minutes and check the oil level with the engine running. Push the Oil Dipstick 9336A into transmission fill tube until the dipstick tip contacts the oil pan and pull out again, read off oil level, repeat if necessary.
NOTE: The dipstick will protrude from the fill tube when installed.
6. Check transmission oil temperature using the appropriate scan tool.
7. The transmission Oil Dipstick 9336A has indicator marks every 10 mm. Determine the height of the oil level on the dipstick and using the height, the transmission temperature, and the Transmission Fluid Graph, determine if the transmission oil level is correct.
8. Add or remove oil as necessary and recheck the oil level.
9. Once the oil level is correct, install the dipstick tube cap.
Along with fluid level, it is important to check the condition of the fluid. When the fluid smells burned, and is contaminated with metal or friction material particles, a complete transaxle recondition is probably required. Be sure to examine the fluid on the dipstick closely. If there is any doubt about its condition, drain out a sample for a double check.
MOPAR® ATF+4 (Automatic Transmission Fluid) when new is red in color. The ATF is dyed red so it can be identified from other fluids used in the vehicle such as engine oil or antifreeze. The red color is not permanent and is not an indicator of fluid condition. As the vehicle is driven, the ATF will begin to look darker in color and may eventually become brown. This is normal. ATF+4 also has a unique odor that may change with age. Consequently, odor and color cannot be used to indicate the fluid condition or the need for a fluid change.
After the fluid has been checked, seat the dipstick fully to seal out water and dirt.
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