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

Transmission Fluid Level Check Pontiac Sunfire (1995-2005)

David Hobbs helped make these videos

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 Pontiac Sunfire 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 Sunfire and how to check the transmission fluid level. If the transmission fluid level in your Sunfire is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When adding transmission fluid to your Sunfire, 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 Sunfire, 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 the Belts: 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire
    Check the belts

    Unlike a waist belt, these usually become looser as they age! Learn how to check it here

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire Oil Leak Fix
    Plug the oil leak

    If you are leaking oil and parking on your oil spots each night, the oil is breaking down your tires' rubber

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • Add Brake Fluid: 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire
    Add brake fluid

    If your brake fluid is a little low, learn how to add some here. Ignoring a low level leads to big problems

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • Rotate Tires 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire
    Rotate your tires

    Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire: Fix Oil Leaks
    Fix minor oil leaks

    Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • Brake Light Change 1995-2005 Pontiac Sunfire
    Replace brake lights

    Burnt out brake lights increase your chance of getting rear ended - check and change yours today

    2005 Pontiac Sunfire 2.2L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools