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Draining transmission on 2000 explorer 4x4

WHERE IS MY DRAIN PLUG ON MY 2000 EXPLORER AUTO ALL WHEEL DRIVE TRANS... DO I HAVE TO DROP THE PAN AND CHANGE THE FILTER THAT WAY ? AND IF SO HOW DO I DRAIN THE FLUID FIRST SO I DONT MAKE TOO BIG OF A MESS

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There is no drain plug on the trans, u must drop the pan to service the trans, they do this so the trans filter will get changed while u are in there.

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