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

Transmission Fluid Level Check Chevrolet Malibu (2008-2012)

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 2010 Chevrolet Malibu 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 Malibu and how to check the transmission fluid level. If the transmission fluid level in your Malibu is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When adding transmission fluid to your Malibu, 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 Malibu, 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

  • Interior Fuse Box Location: 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu
    Replace an interior fuse

    Got a short fuse? Don't blow a fuse, change it!

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Check Windshield Washer Fluid Chevrolet Malibu (2008-2012)
    Checking the windshield washer fluid

    There's no reason to check the washer fluid level without adding some - see how to do it here!

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Check Oil Level 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu
    Oil level check

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

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Rear Turn Signal Replacement Chevrolet Malibu (2008-2012)
    Change a rear blinker

    Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Reverse Light Replacement 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu
    Replace reverse light

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

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Fix Hose Leaks 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu
    Fix leaky hoses

    The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you

    2010 Chevrolet Malibu LT 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2010 Chevrolet Malibu
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools