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I dont know where to put the oil for the gear box

Good morning,
i have a 2003 mitsubishi eclipse v6 24 valve. I am having a hard time changing the gears and my clutch is pretty soft. in my previous car, i was told to put break fluid in the compartment under the hood for the gear and it worked. i have been asking around and everyone keeps laughing at me telling me break fluid can not be used. I need to know if i am wrong/right and i also can not tell where to put the fluid in this car.
Please please help. a 18 year old female, broke, collage student.

Thank you so much.

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  • jazzifeet Nov 20, 2008

    oh, by the way, my car is not a spyder

  • jazzifeet Nov 21, 2008

    Just to let you all know, yes it was brake fluid i was to use. There is a place right next to where the brake fluid goes

  • cynthiamoyer May 16, 2009

    With no advance problems my 2003 Spyder Eclipse Manual Transmission decided to go haywire! I started it and put it in reverse, backed up and went to put it in 1st and the clutch went all the way to the floor. Then it would not idle and died. I pushed in the clutch and it reluctantly went into gear but barely made it home. Turned it off, let it sit a few and started it back up, it went into gear no problem, played with the gears and all of a sudden the clutch went all the way to the floor and of course couldn't get it into gear again? Help! It idled itself down and died! Any suggestions?



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Brake fluid is the same fluid you put in the clutch master cylinder. Any mechanic will verify this.

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Brake fluid should be used only in brake master cylnder. Perhaps it just needs a clutch adjustment. That should not be an expensive fix.

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  • lesterallen Nov 21, 2008

    OK, probably for clutch. Good luck.



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