From: Retired VIP on 5 Aug 2008 22:03
On Tue, 05 Aug 2008 13:36:09 -0500, Steve <no(a)spam.thanks> wrote:
>Vic Smith wrote:
>> On Fri, 01 Aug 2008 11:58:47 -0500, Steve <no(a)spam.thanks> wrote:
>>>> How may car owners ever use the automatic transmission dip stick?
>>> All of them with half a brain.
>>> How often do you actually add ENGINE oil? I never need to between
>>> changes, but I still CHECK it weekly. Same with the transmission fluid.
>>> The whole idea of maintenance is to CATCH a potential problem before it
>>> becomes costly. Eliminating the transmission dipstick pretty much
>>> guarantees a low-fluid failure will ultimately destroy the transmission,
>>> be it at 10,000 miles or 200,000 miles.
>> Hard to imagine not having a trans dipstick.
>Open the hood of any late model Toyota. :-(
2006 Corolla has them. I think that's a late model Toyota.