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  1. jjb7 - can you elaborate on why you say it is almost impossible to overfill a Tiptronic? Not calling you out, I'd just like to know why or how you arrived at that conclusion. Thanks -
  2. JFP - gonna mark this 'solved' for now. I have a few more things to do on the car before taking off the jack stands. I had a feeling prior to doing the filter/fluid that the car was a bit low just by the way shifted when i used 1st gear and guess i shouldn't be surprised by the 'extra' ~1.5 liters. I really appreciate the help and comments. serbox, thanks for chiming in, too.
  3. OK - so, just got it to temp and added a 6th liter of ATF. There was no overflow so I think i need to add more. Anyway, I ran it through the gears and noticed both axles turning and no noise (clicking) when I put it in park. As i noted in my 1st post, i have had no problems with the tip. in this car, even had it out for a DE. Is it really possible that i'm a liter or more low? Oh, axles still 'free' to rotate even when in park.
  4. Thanks for the reply JFP. To provide a lengthy reply to your question - After the initial fill (3.5 liters before overflow) I ran the car to temp and checked. At temp I added almost another liter before it overflowed (this is when i didn't notice axles turning, and had the clicking noise). Despite those issues I ran through the gears again and re-checked and added the remaining AFT from the 5 liter bottle (it didn't overflow this time but I was out of ATF). I was very surprised that i needed more than 5 liters ATF and also worried that I mucked up the trans. so I measured the quantity of A
  5. Hi - this is my first post so I'm hoping someone can point me in the right direction. I tried search (google) but think my search skills stink or really can find an answer so forgive me if this has been asked!! The Car: 97 Boxster with Tiptronic, 89k miles. The IMS, RMS, water pump were replaced when i bought the car. I've owned the car about a year and have no idea when the tranny fluid filter was done.(no tiptronic problems). The Problem: Today I decided to performed the trans. fluid / filter change. I followed the technical article posted on Pelican and didn't have any problems
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