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Best Way To Get Fluid In Transmission?


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I have no trick to defy gravity on a mid-engine car for a DIYer. You have to pump the oil out of the container into the fill plug opening with a plastic pump unless you can get the spout of the container up there at an angle.

Open to new suggestions.

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Actually, what I normally use in these situations is a custom-made fire extinguisher. I took a regular fire extinguisher, cut a hole in the top, and inserted an air nipple (like you have in your tires). I can unscrew the top, fill about 3/4 up with fluid, and pressurize it. That works pretty well - I just wondered if there were other ideas.

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I did exactly what tool pants did. The pumps won't fit into the bottle, so I poured about 1/3 of a bottle at a time into another jar. It's not pretty, but it was not as messy as I thought it would be. Just take your time to avoid getting oil all over yourself ;)

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  • 3 weeks later...

Does anyone know where the drain plug and filler are on the 6-speed "S" manual transmission. I think I've found the filler hole about half way back on the left side (from the rear - the driver's side in the US), but nothing lines up with the hole in the undertray. Also are they just hex / allen keys or something more exotic like a Torx.

Any ideas gratefully received - even better a schematic would be excellent.

Cheers,

Mike.

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You have to remove the metal plate to get to the drain plug. You are right - the hole in the plate does not line up with the plug on a manual transmission.

The only time I have seen the hole used is when injecting automatic transmission fluid into the the triptronic transmission. The plate is not removed. When the mechanic removed the plug through the hole I expected fluid to run out - but that is the plug to add fluid on a tip.

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