tranny fluid clear?


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tranny fluid clear?

Postby cruzstyle » Wed Jul 07, 2010 2:15 pm

so i go to check the tranny fluid and its clear and golden like oil??? no red tint at all. i have 4 qts of s-matic that i was gonna put in by im still not sure why its not red

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Postby WheatBread » Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:51 pm

should be red

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Postby pawjr74 » Wed Jul 07, 2010 10:47 pm

On the dipstick it may look clear. If you rub some off onto a paper towel it should have a red tone to it.

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Postby HillbillyJake » Thu Jul 08, 2010 5:19 am

mine is the same. when I asked the service tech he told me that was normal for the J-matic.

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Postby dandemedi » Thu Jul 08, 2010 10:15 am


Matic J is red. I just got through draining and refilling my tranny for the fourth time in a week. Finally I think I got most of water out of atf. Dipstic now looks normal. True; looks light red on dipstick but red on white cloth or paper towel.

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Postby eieio » Thu Jul 08, 2010 11:16 am

on the dipstick, my Matic J is light red/pink
i also poured some from a quart bottle of Matic J that i have on hand for top-offs, and in a clear glass container, it is red

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