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

Transmission Fluid Level Check Chevrolet Cavalier (1995-2005)

Honda City 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 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier 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 Cavalier and how to check the transmission fluid level. If the transmission fluid level in your Cavalier is low, you need to add transmission fluid through the dipstick tube. When adding transmission fluid to your Cavalier, 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 Cavalier, 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

  • Highbeam (Brights) Change: 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
    Replace brights

    On many cars, the high beam bulb runs at reduced power during the day - check 'em and change 'em!

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Replace a Fuse: 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
    Change an engine fuse

    If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Check Windshield Washer Fluid Chevrolet Cavalier (1995-2005)
    Checking the windshield washer fluid

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

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Blown Fuse Check 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
    Check for a blown engine fuse

    Odd electrical problems that come out of nowhere can often signify a blown engine fuse - check and change yours here!

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Parking Light Change 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
    Change the parking light

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

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • Add Transmission Fluid: 1995-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
    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!

    2002 Chevrolet Cavalier 2.2L 4 Cyl. Sedan (4 Door)
  • See all videos for the 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier
The Right Parts
The Right Tools