Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Transmission Fluid Level Check Oldsmobile Alero (1999-2004)

We are still working to obtain content for your car,
however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

The engine in your 2001 Oldsmobile Alero should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your Alero and how to check the transmission fluid level. If the transmission fluid level in your Alero is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When adding transmission fluid to your Alero, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.

If you are having problems with the transmission in your Alero, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.

Other videos you might find helpful

  • Check Oil Level 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
    Oil level check

    Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • Add Transmission Fluid: 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
    How to add transmission fluid

    If your transmission is running low on fluid, be sure to add some - find out how to do this here!

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • Third Brake Light Bulb Change Oldsmobile Alero (1999-2004)
    Change center stop light

    Don't be the guy with your third brake light burnt out

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • Reverse Light Replacement 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
    Replace reverse light

    White light when you back up - yup, they burn out and you can replace them with bright LEDs

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • Parking Light Change 1999-2004 Oldsmobile Alero
    Change the parking light

    Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • How to Add Oil Oldsmobile Alero (1999-2004)
    Top up the oil level

    Many cars will burn or leak a little bit of oil. Over time, this adds up and you might need to add some - learn how to here!

    2000 Oldsmobile Alero GL 3.4L V6 Sedan (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2000 Oldsmobile Alero
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools