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Hey Folks! I did an ATF change and evidently put in way too much fluid down the dipstick tube. I'd say a smidge over a quart came out (very brown) and I put in 3 quarts per EricTheCarGuy on youtube. I took it for a spin and it felt okay in the first couple gears. To check the level, I got the car level and let it run til the radiator fans started up. As soon as I killed the engine I pushed in the dipstick and pulled it out.

For the life of me, I can't get any fluid out. When I take out the drain bolt, nothing comes out. I stuck a 1/4" vinyl hose down the dipstick tube roughly the length of the dipstick and couldn't get any fluid to draw up.

I'm about to take it to a shop before I make a $2,500 mistake. Any thoughts? Thanks!!
 

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Sounds to me as if you drained the differential, not the transmission.
 

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That is very possible. Does the diff also have the square 3/8 drain bolt?

Update: I drained the diff oil which also has a square drain bolt. Luckily the filler bolt was easy to take out so I'm good to go now. Guess I'm doing a diff oil change too now!
 
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