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Which bung do I remove to change gear box oil

I have a 1998 (s reg) xk8 and need to check and change the automatic transmission fluid. Not sure what bung to remove on the underneath. Can you help? Thanks, Claire

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    Be sure you check the manual for the correct Transmission Fluid. If you use standard ATF fluid, it will ruin your transmission. Not sure about the bolt.

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Claire it should be in the engine compartment and it is usually a yellow dipstick and dont forget to check you must let your engine run zas you check the level

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