Having problems with your 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier ?

Where is the transmission dipstick for the 2001 chevy cavalier 2.2 liter?

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 11-12-2017

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There is no dipstick for the newer model Automatic transmission Cavaliers. There is only a red fill cap on the driver’s side on top of the transmission. The only way to check it is to jack up the car, making sure it level with a jackstand on each side of the car, and remove a small plug from the side of the transmission, underneath the car. It will be small and in an American size. It is either a 3/8" or a 7/16" size plug. Once it is removed, fluid will drain out if it is overfilled. Once there is no more fluid coming out, it is at it's proper level. If there is none coming out, then add more until it comes out and levels off. It has a capacity of about 11 quarts for the 4 speed models. The 3 speed models have about 7 quarts.
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\015\012The dipstick for the 5 speed manual transmission is located on the back side of the engine. It will have either a white or yellow handle. It holds about 2 quarts of syncro-mesh transmission fluid. It is important that this fluid is used for the manual or problems will occur.
Yup it's true. youll have more problems then on if you don't use the right transmission fluid depending on size and type of tranny. Guy above me knows his stuff pretty well. I have an 01 cavalier with the 2.2l and 5 speed manual transmission
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