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Old 02-20-18, 03:49 AM
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I plan on changing my transmission fluid by drain and fill. After warming up the engine for 15 minutes and draining the ATF, can I fill the ATF by removing and replugging the dipstick to measure and see if the ATF is at its full capacity? By then, will the engine be a bit cold that the measurement will not be accurate?
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Old 02-21-18, 08:08 PM
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Warming the engine does not wam up the fluid. You need to drive.

Just make sure the transmission housing should be warm to touch [not hot and not cold]. After draining, I suggest let the drained fluid reach room temp. Measure volume and dispose old fluid appropriately. Torque drain plugs to spec. Measure fresh fluid at room temp (match volume of drained) and add it through the dip stick hole.

Why this way ... I have never been able to read the level using dip stick.

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Smile Lexus RX300 Transmission Quality?

Lexus RX300.. Is the transmission of 1999 the same as the transmission of 2003? Or does the newer one have some changes or improvements?
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There are some improvements on the later models.
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