Subaru Forester: Checking the fluid level when the fluid is cold - Checking the fluid level - Automatic transmission fluid - Maintenance and service - Subaru Forester Owner's ManualSubaru Forester: Checking the fluid level when the fluid is cold

When the fluid level has to be checked without time to warm up the automatic transmission, check to see that the fluid level is between the lower level and upper level on the “COLD” range. If it is below that range, add fluid up to the upper level.

Be careful not to overfill.

Be careful not to spill automatic

Be careful not to spill automatic transmission fluid when adding it.

If automatic transmission fluid touches the exhaust pipe, it may cause a bad smell, smoke, and/or a fire. If automatic transmission fluid gets on the exhaust pipe, be sure to wipe it off.

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