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Jerry Newton, Chevy Technician
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How do I check the automic transmission fluid on a chevey

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how do I check the automic transmission fluid on a chevey optra?
JA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: my 2007 chevey optra does not have a dip stick for the transmission fuild, how then do i check the level and how do I add fluid
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: I can not find where to look for fluid level
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Chevy Mechanic should know about your Chevy?
Customer: You tell me. This is a korean made chevy and it is an automatic station wagon
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Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 12 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

the 2007 should have a dip stick.

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Customer: replied 12 months ago.
This vehicle does not have a dip stick
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 12 months ago.

the Asian 40le should have a dip is a 4speed,right?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
This is a 1.6 DOHC and has the AIAIN81-40LE automitic transmission
Customer: replied 12 months ago.
sorry I mean aisin81-40le
Expert:  Tim's Auto Repair replied 12 months ago.

please stand by.

someone will be with you


Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Please send me an e-mail as I have to leave my garage now. Thanks John
Expert:  Jerry Newton replied 12 months ago.

Here is the procedure on this. It had to be ripped from Suzuki's service information, as GM doesn't have anything in their own manual about it. This should tell you everything you need to know to correct the fluid level on your Optra.