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How do i check transmissiom fluid 2006 jetta

Dont know where the dip stick is to check the transmission fluid in my 2006 vw jetta

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Jetta's 2006 carry sealed gear box. There is no dip stick to check the transmission fluid. Per manufacturer, transmission fluid requires to change unless there is any issue with transmission. I hope this helps.

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This can be check by the owner; If you are mechanical inclined: first off there is no dipstick, you check it by jacking up the vehicle and pulling out the filler plug on the transaxle and note the level by if it drips out if not then add till runs out plug

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I have a 2006 jetta. I need help locating my power steering reservoir as well as where the transmission fluid and oil goes. This is all indeed under my hood

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Dipstick usually has a yellow handle and says TRANS on it!

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