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96 nissan pick up 5 speed what kind of fluid goes back in it?

My 95 had gear oil i bought this one has fluid i'm confussed do i use transmission fluid and what kind?

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You use either 75W-90, 80W-90, 85W-90 or 85W-140

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Varies from what temperature range, climate. I used 10-30 but you can use 20,30,10-30 weights. It does seem too thin but that is what haynes repair manual says it calls for.

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How to change gearbox oil


gear + BOX
so is the transfer case, box. or the 5 speed stick box or?
what?
we drain it then fill it, to the mark.
on all gear boxes.
if A/T we RTM read the operators guide. for how to do it right,
most dont and wreck the tranny. the #1 reason they removed the filler.
when posting car issues, stated what it is.
like this.
95 Trooper, 4wd M/T , i want to change the 5speed box lube.
what do i need to do that.?
ill spin the wheel of fate, and land on 5speed box.
and answer for TR5 and NV1500 boxes.

For all transmissions except for the Borg-Warner T5R, replace the transmission fluid at the first 15,000 miles (24,000 km) and then every 30,000 miles (48,000 km) thereafter. The Borg-Warner T5R transmission does not require periodic changing of the transmission fluid. (they lie)
  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely on jack-stands. Place a fluid catch pan under the transmission drain plug.
  2. Remove the fill plug from the side of the transmission, then remove the drain plug. Be cautious when removing the drain plug: the transmission fluid can be very hot. Allow the transmission fluid to drain into the pan.
  3. Install the drain plug and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm) for all models except the 1996 Hombre, which requires 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).
  4. Refer to the manual transmission fluid recommendations for the proper viscosity of engine oil, or type of transmission fluid to be used for the T5R and NV1500 transmissions. Fill the transmission by pouring the new fluid through the fill plug hole in the side of the transmission. Fill until the fluid starts to dribble out of the filler hole. Install the fill plug to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm), then lower the vehicle.
so next you ask, what fluid
sure.
Use engine oil for all of the manual transmissions, except for the Borg-Warner T5R and the NV1500 (1996 Hombre). Make sure to use engine oil of the correct viscosity for these transmissions, as follows:
  • Except 1992-96 Rodeo and Trooper, high temperature-SAE 40
  • Except 1992-96 Rodeo and Trooper, normal temperature-SAE 5W-30SF
  • 1992-96 Rodeo and Trooper, high temperature-SAE 15W-40, 20W-40 or 20W-50
  • 1992-96 Rodeo and Trooper, normal temperature-SAE 5W-30
he Borg-Warner (B-W) T5R is found on Rodeo models with the V6 engine. The 1991-93 B-W T5R uses DEXRON-II automatic transmission fluid, whereas the 1994-96 B-W transmission uses DEXRON- III automatic transmission fluid.

use the highest Dexron number, on the shelf, mark III is not made today.

Jul 03, 2014 | 1995 Isuzu Trooper

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I need to know what kind of tranny fluid goes in a manual transmission on a 1989 gmc seirra with 305 its a stepside to. i put amsoil synthetic manual synchromesh transmission fluid in it but im worried...


Muncie 4 (117MM) speed---Lubricant Type---------80W-90 Gear Oil
Muncie 5LM60 (HM-290) 4 & 5 Speed ---------Lubricant Type------Syncromesh Trans Fluid T2850

Oil Capacity= 5 Speed (85mm & 109mm)--3.6 pt (US)
(New Venture Gear 4500)--8pt (US)

4 Speed= (85mm)--3.6pt (US)
(117mm)--8.4pt (US)


Hope this helped you ??

Jun 14, 2011 | 1989 GMC Sierra

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I am trying to fill my transmission fluid on a 1995 Nissan Pathfinder 4x4 with a 5 speed manual transmission-where is the fill hole located? What fluid should I use? Is Dextron II ok?


A 5-speed Nissan Pathfinder uses a different type of transmission fluid from an automatic; therefore Dexron II is NOT okay. This vehicle uses "gear oil" --- specifically 75W-90 GL-4 if you have low mileage. 80W-90 or 85W-140 can be used if you are up there in mileage (closing in on 200K?).

This type of service needs to be performed from underneath the vehicle.

If you have a set of ramps, now would be a good time to get them out of the tool shed. Exercise care in driving up the ramps as they can be tricky with stick shift vehicles. Once on the ramp, put wheel chocks on the rear wheels, put the e-brake on, and if possible, keep it in gear (I use reverse).

Even without ramps, there is sufficient ground clearance from this SUV for you to check your transmission fluid. But then again, the more working room, the better.

On the transmission housing, you will find two plugs. One is at the bottom (drain plug), and one is higher up on the driver's side (fill plug). If you wish to add gear oil, simply open up the fill plug on the upper driver's side. If gear oil starts to seep out, don't bother adding any --- it's full. If no fluid comes out, stick your pinky in the hole and try to reach down and see if you can touch the top of the fluid level. Top it up, then. Gear oil usually comes in quart containers that have a long, pointed tip that allows you to "squirt" the stuff into the fill hole. Convenient, no? If the fluid level is so low that you can't even touch it, you might want to consider draining what's left (why add new gear oil to old sludgy gear oil? Otherwise, fill it up until it starts to seep out of the hole; then screw the fill plug back in.

I hope this helps; take care of your SUV.

Apr 04, 2011 | 1995 Nissan Pathfinder

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What kind of fluid (gear oil or trans fluid) do i use in a 1987 nissan 4X4 transfer case maired to a 5 speed transmisssion?


transfer case takes regular dexron3 auto trans fluid. nothing special. cheap fluid compared to other fluids for your truck.

Dec 21, 2010 | 1987 Nissan Pathfinder

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I just bought a 1985 Nissan 5-speed pu. Where do I put the transmission fluid?


It's a manual transmission it uses a different type of gear oil. You can check it or service it by finding the plug ports on the side of the transmission under the car.

Nov 27, 2010 | 1985 Nissan Pickup

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How much fluid does the manual transmission take on a 96 nissan pick up? Also what type of oil does it take?


with a manual transmission you fill till it comes out the plug on the side I would guess between 3 and 5 liters with your vehicle as for the oil you should get it from Nissan just tell them what model truck you have.

Nov 25, 2010 | 1996 Nissan Pickup

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What kind of transmission fluid for 2003 ford ranger manual 5 speed


DONT USE GEAR OIL IN A MANUAL TRANSMISSION. it will blow your seals out. the gear oil is too heavy and will block passages in the tranny

Nov 30, 2009 | 2001 Ford Ranger Regular Cab

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Just bought 95 chevy pu 5 speed manual looks like


Please ensure that this has gear oil because some of these actually ran regular dexron tranny fluid. If it is gear oil a standard 80w-90 is a good all grade gear oil to run in it.

Sep 20, 2009 | 1995 Chevrolet K1500

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97 Nissan Pickup transmission swap for 95 or 96 transmission?


yes this will fit, model years 88-97 will fit. I would recommend the newest model you can get, as they improved internal hardware after 93. hopefully this helps

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