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How do I check the gearbox oil level on a 2.1 manual

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Not too familiar with this model , but from experience with other makes, theres usually a fill level plug near to the drain plug (they usually look the same)that if removed whilst filling it will spill oil from it thus telling you that the correct level is achieved, hope this helped
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This is a sealed Gear box and needs to be done by a proffessional , but just to give you an idea.
You need to start the car put in reverse for couple of minutes , thenput into drive for couple of minutes , back to park. Lift the car and again start the car (IN PARK) , then open the Transmission drain plug while running (could be a little messy for you) , when you open the plug if a little oil comes out , then oil i good , if not then you need to top the oil till it starts dripping oil out of the plug. As these models would take in what it needs and not more. After that put the plug back in its place and make sure that there are no leeks. Please remember that this has to be done before oil tempereture goes up , so you want to do while car is cold or other wise you have to stop and do again when cold

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you shouldnt need to it is a sealed gear box if you are not an experienced mechanic you should avoid it

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