I drained the transmission fluid from my 2004 VW passat and "A LOT" of it came out, but when I added the new fluid, it looked like A LOT LESS went in then it came out. Why?

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Asked by rodriguezs Jul 16, 2014 at 04:01 PM about the 2004 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

A lot less transmission fluid went IN then it came out.

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Yes, drain and fill. It looked like close to a gallon of fluid came out but only about 2 1/2 quarts went in. I put it in until started to spill. Well...Let me ask, how much fluid does it hold?

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5 quarts,of fluid to fill it.

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Thanks for all the info. I finally got the fluid in... all 5 quarts but, for future reference, I found out that... the motor HAS to be running in order for the 5 quarts to go in. Thanks

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