Originally Posted by Blk07335i
I'm no expert but I believe you could reuse the pan unless the problem is with the pan. Once you remove the gasket you must replace it. There is another source for the trans oil which is like a generic equivalent and cost much less but still isn't cheap. I think once you have the pan off you probably should go ahead and replace all the oil. I'm not sure about checking the level. I believe it's the same as the engine oil. Electronically monitored.
I would also like to hear other people sharing their opinion on this.
Do you know how much oil goes there ? If there is no way to check the oil level I would at least fill it with the recommended amount.