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Draining fluid but not sure where to put it back in

Draining fluid out of 2004 explorer but not sure where it goes back in

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    Dave C May 11, 2010

    Do you know which fluid you drained out?

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If its trans fluid, u have to pump it in through the drain plug, remove the CENTER plug on the drain plug, pump fluid in while vehicle is running until steady stream runs out. about 7 qts mercon 5, good luck...

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