Re: [DML] Transmission Fluid and Changing Procedure
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Re: [DML] Transmission Fluid and Changing Procedure



I have a manual transmission.  Is the process for changing similar?

Thanks,

Paul

--- In dmcnews@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Johnny Sawyer <johnny.sawyer@xxxx> 
wrote:
> Paul, I'm assumming you have an automatic transmission...
> 
> Definately use what the manual recommends.  It still applies - as 
long
> as you don't have an engine/transmission swap.
> 
> The drain plugs are indeed like the oil plugs and I think Mr. 
Hervey
> sells the "user friendly" replacement kind.
> 
> You will refill the transmission fluid through the transmission
> dipstick tube and should use a funnel with a strainer.
> 
> There's also your transmission filter, gaskets and final drive to
> consider.  The workshop manual covers that.
> 
> If you have access to a lift, it's way easier to accomplish and a 
lot
> less messier.
> 
> Johnny
> 5518
> 
> On 8/24/05, sweetp01569 <paul.sweet@xxxx> wrote:
> > I want to change my fluid this or next weekend, and want to make 
sure
> > I buy the right fluid.  Is what's recommended in the manual 
still what
> > should be used, or is there a new type of fluid (akin to sythetic
> > motor oil) that is recommended now?  Also, I hear that the drain 
and
> > filler plugs are square headed?  Are they like the oil drain 
plug?  If
> > so, I had a rough time removing it with a make-shift tool (then
> > replaced it with a hex head plug.  Are there similar replacement
> > transmission oil plugs?
> > 
> > As far as refilling, how is this done?  Would I need any special
> > dispensing tubes or devices?
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Paul
> > Vin 10944







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