The tests in para. 2-32 test the
oil level, cleanliness. leaks in
the system, and the CDR valve.
Return here when youve fixed
everything you can or if no faults
f=BOCEDURE FOR CHECKING TRANSMISSION
1. Start engine.
2. Hold down brake pedal
and move transmission
shift lever through all
ranges including reverse.
3. Engage parking brake and
place shift lever in neutral.
Check fluid level on dipstick.
4. Proper level is between FULL and
ADD marks on dipstick.
Check fluid for a burnt smell, grit,
or a milky
l Burnt smell, discoloration,
or grit indicates worn or
damaged internal components.
Notify OS maintenance
l Bubbles indicate an overfilled
system or air leaks
in the system.
Drain the fluid
and refill to proper level
l Milky appearance is due to water in
the system. Drain the fluid from the
entire transmission and transmission
cooling system and install a new filter
l Check fill tube for indications of fluid
being blown out. If fluid is being blown out,
check vent line for obstructions, and refill
transmission to proper level (para. 5-2).
Among the items are the driveshafts.
suspension, differentials, and