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How to Check Transmission Fluid 97-05 Lexus GS300

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How to Check Transmission Fluid 97-05 Lexus GS300

Created on: 2019-04-16

How to check and fill the transmission fluid in a 2001 Lexus GS300on 97, 98, 99, 00, 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, Lexus GS300

  1. step 1 :Checking the Transmission Fluid Level
    • The engine needs to be idling with the vehicle in park
    • Remove the transmission dipstick located behind the back drivers side corner of the engine cover
    • Wipe the dipstick clean
    • Replace the dipstick and remove it again to read the transmission fluid level
    • If you need to add fluid, use a long funnel to fill it through the dipstick tube

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Hey, what's going on? Going to show you how to check the transmission fluid. This is a 2001 Lexus GS300, and pretty much the same for '98 to 2005. You want to have the vehicle idling in park. Transmission dipstick is down here, there's a little lock on it. Push the lock back, pull it up and out. Okay. There's actually two indicators on it, you want to wipe it first. Put it back down in and pull it out. And there are two indicators, right now my engine is cool, so this little notch is for when it's cool, and then when the vehicle is hot you want it up between these two notches.

All right? So we don't need to add any. If you did need to add some, you want a nice, long funnel that can go right down into the tube, and you would add it right into the tube here. And then once you're done adding it, recheck it and make sure your dipstick is back in place.

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