automatic transmission with manual option on 2003 Hyundai Tiburon

i drive an 2003 hyundai tiburon and my automatic transmission has stopped working but the manual shift has worked for 4-5 months and now is sticking, how do i check the fluid? Do i check the AT oil or is there a seperate place to check for manual?

by in Winnfield, LA on December 22, 2010
2 answers
ANSWER by , December 22, 2010
When your automatic transmission stopped shifting, that was a huge sign of impending disaster. I'm assuming you are over the 100,000 mile mark or you are not the original owner - otherwise it would be warranty eligible. It's not looking good for you unfortunately. The "manual shift" is basically you shifting the automatic transmission. There is absolutely no difference in any of the components. There is no separate manual transmission function, stand alone. Therefore, unforunately, you need a good transmission diagnosis, and very likely a replacement at this point. Best of luck and Happy Holidays.
ANSWER by , December 10, 2015
Just in case anyone else asks how to check the tranny fluid (at least on a manual Hyundai Tiburon) here is the answer: There is a bolt down near the bottom of the tranny. You take that out, yeah jack it up or put on a rack, and stick your finger or a screw driver in and hope fluid comes out on the tip. Otherwise, join me (and this poster) in figuring out too late and looking for repair/replace options! You should also change that stuff occasionally, auto or manual!