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Where do I add transmission fluid on a manual 1999 dodge avenger?

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  • cbarbee Apr 23, 2009

    Awesome, thanks. Done. Now I am having a problem with it getting in gear. There seem to be 2 arms on the top of the transmission. one locks in place when put in gear. the other does not. it seems that this is keeping me from putting it in gear. I recently changed the motor, but didn't do anytihng (besides disconnect & reconnect) the tranny. Any thoughts???



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On cars with a manual transmission, there is one and sometimes two removable bolts near the bottom of the transmission (underneath the car) If it has two bolts then the bottom bolt will need to be removed to drop the old fluid out...after all of the fluid (most of the time it is 80W-90 gear oil but sometimes it could be regular motor oil (dependes on the make and model of the car) is removed then seal up the bottom bolt and openthe top bolt and fill it back up (check your owners manual to see how much oil it will need to refill it)...If there is only one removable bolt then open it, drain it all out, and using a hand pump (sold at most auto stores) pump the gear oil or motor oil (check your owners manual for the specs) back into the hole and when the fluid starts to run out of that hole, quickly reseal it to lock the fluid inside the transmission...make sure you wear gloves and safety glasses to keep the oils off your skin

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