Transmission Level and Fill.
If the transmission has been drained, add 17 gallons (64 liters [L]) of oil in
accordance with table F-1 before checking level gage.
Open engine transmission access doors (2).
Check transmission oil level. Remove gage rod (dipstick) (hidden) (3), clean, and reinsert. Remove
dipstick again. If oil shows on dipstick, it is safe to start engine. If oil does not show on dipstick, add oil in
accordance with table F-1 until visible on dipstick.
Start engine (see para. 2-10b) and allow engine to run at 1200 to 1600 rpm for 2 to 3 minutes.
Transmission will be hot after operation. Use caution when reaching into
Stop engine. Wait 3 to 5 minutes and check oil level again.
Add oil until dipstick (3) reads between ADD and FULL.
Reinsert dipstick (3) and close engine transmission access doors (2).