There should still be a drain plug, car idling, warm, you can remove it to
check the condition of the fluid.
There is a fill level plastic tube inside those
threads, and some will leak out, which is fine.
This tube can be removed to
drain all the fluid, then remove the pan, and change the filter, clean the pan.
Once the pan is back on, the plastic tube goes back into the pan, then you
need a tube fill tool to pump fluid back up into the pan while the engine is
Then you remove the fill tube, let any fluid drain back out then put
the plug back in.
Lots of them are doing this now..
I made my own pump
with a 1-gallon bug sprayer from Walmart.
This is how VW does their
slush-box fluid changes too.
If that info is wrong, it is what I read regarding my 2008, how the trans is