[doc] Re: Auto Gearbox oil
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[doc] Re: Auto Gearbox oil

Oh and when i did mine i managed to retrive the broken end off the
previous owners dipstick, on the new one the end is much slimmer and
doesnt catch the side of the internal gubbins 'as much'... Checking
the levels is quite an art.. the colour of the Dextron isnt that
clever at indicating where the level actually is :)


--- In doc-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Mike Bosworth" <mike.bosworth@xxxx>
> Hi Paul
> 5 litres? ... eek! seems a little full at that :) ... i know on the
> Autos i have worked on recently that they both held roughly 2.5
> litres ( ie the 5 litre containers were half full:) ) so i would
> you are about there.   Its really good how the workshop or even the
> car manual doesnt tell you how much is needed :)
> Obviously check the dip stick when its hot as well as cold for the
> levels, on both we filled them at cold a 'tad' above the cold fill
> line , and wrote on my manual how much we used.
> you can soon tell if there is enough in there the car wont want to
> accelerate :)
> Are you replacing your Final drive oil/ Gear oil 1.6 litres approx 
> is needed for that. Remove the top fill plug first, just in case it
> wont budge after you have drained it down from the bottom one.  
> Refill back up to the top fill plug.
> Changing the fluids and filter made a marked improvement on the
> shifting on my car, let us know how it effects yours.
> Hope this helps fellow minority auto owner :)
> Mike
> #2001
> 403
> --- In doc-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "Paul" <aqzj73@xxxx> wrote:
> > Anyone kn ow off hand how much Dextron III it takes to fill the
> auto tranny?
> > My levels did look a litlle high before draining.
> > Ive drained off 5Litres (With the sump and filter removed) but,
> when
> > re-filling, the levels look about right only after adding 2.5
> Litres?
> > Any ideas anyone?
> >
> > Paul Birks DOC298
> > BAKNTIM Vin#0981

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