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Autu gearbox fluid and filling method

On the right hand side of the car under the wing there is a cylindrical resovwar that has red fluid in it what is it for

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Red fluid is transmission fluid. Some auto repairs personnell sometimes use this fluid for power steering also

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    Locate the fill plug. This is typically on the top of the gearbox. If you are having problems locating it, follow the speedometer cable down to where it connects to the transmission; the fill plug will be near the cable.

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