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Changing gear oil, How do you refill with “squirt” bottle?


pk2

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Question: My manual shows the fill plug right on a plate on the side of trans. It seems it would be impossible to get the whole bottle up there to squeeze in the oil. If I’m right, how do you get the oil in, put a hose on it and hang somewhere above filler hole like an I.V.? I seem to recall using some sort of hand soap type pump with a hose the last time I did this.

Also, manual states that the oil should be 11mm below the bottom of the fill hole. Dose it really matter?

Ideas?

P.S. Background: I’ve got a tired 5 speed. Someone here or there swore that switching out the gear oil with Penzoil Synchromesh can gives your transe a new lease on life. Believe me, I’m a natural corn skeptic, but if it makes my fading transe. a little more pleasurable in it’s twilight months, $18 is a gamble I can take.

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I purchased a clear piece of hose from the plumbing section of my local Lowe's.

Climbed under the car with one end snaked through the rear wheel housing and had a kind neighbor slowly pour in the new fluid from up top. Have some sort of tool with you to pinch off the hose when transmission is full so as to avoid a large mess.

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