Q: Transmission is Traditional Automatic or CVT

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I own 2005 Mercury Montego Luxury, its a V6 3.0L FWD with VIN# 1MEFM40105G611724. First I am not sure, if its a CVT or traditional automatic transmission ? I am pretty much suspecting its the traditional one. It has tiny yellow plastic dipstick between transmission & radiator, more easily accessible from underneath the car. Second, any guide on dropping the pan & replacing/servicing the transmission filter. I see its not horizonal, it veritically lying between transmission & radiator.

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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