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Where is the transmission fluid filler on ford fiesta 1996 auto

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You should have a dipstick under your hood labeled transmission fluid. you can fill it from there slowly. You can also fill up the fluid by removing the fill plug on the transmission itself. the fill plug will be just above the halfway mark

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You need a medium-sized funnel; or a specially-designed transmission fluid filler funnel with a short hose attached to it (at Auto parts store for $5)... use a medium-sized funnel....

The filler tube is the same as the transmission dipstick tube.
Check the fluid level with the engine running, in park.
before adding fluid, turn off engine.

Insert the funnel into the tansmission dipstick tube, slowly pour in fluid (slowly!)..

In an emergency, you can make a funnel with paper or cardboard or sheet of plastic. ... and maybe duct tape...

Hope this helps!

Posted on Sep 10, 2009

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Get underneath your vehicle and look on the transmission fluid pan. Somewhere at the lowest point you will see a drain plug.

The plug may either be a nut or a recessed square, or even a hex recess.

Undo the drain plug and allow the transmission fluid to drain into a large plastic dish/container.

The link below shows you generic images of drain/filler plugs. It is not your vehicle:
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When drained, replace the plug.

Then look for the filler plug. It will be higher up on the transmission case than the drain plug. Again, it may be a nut or a recessed square/hex.

You then have to use bottles of transmission fluid to refill the transmission. It can be messy ... The small bottles of transmission fluid - they have small tubes attached - can be very awkward to turn upside down when you're under the vehicle.

Alternatively, if you have a a long tube and a funnel you can use it to refill the transmission via the transmission dipstick tube. It can take a while to fill it as the fluid is slow to go down the tube.

Be prepared to get transmission fluid everywhere ...

Replace the same amount of fluid that came out. Start the car and move it through its range of gears. Check the fluid level.

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The Ford fiesta auto transmission is actually a newer, more efficient transmission design, called a Dual Clutch Transmission. It is actually an automated manual transmission that gets more miles per gallon out of your gas. It does have some noise during shifting, which are the little electric motors that push in and out the "mini" clutches in the gearbox. It is actually kind of cool - even if some don't like the difference in driving characteristics of this transmission.

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Take off the driver side wheel. Locate the plug on the side of the transmission (see image).


CLEAN the are around the plug - you don't want dirt in that transmission!

Remove the fill plug using the correct sized Allen wrench. Righty tighty, Lefty loosely.

Using a oil suction gun/ Syringe Pump, fill the transmission (actually, the trans-axle) to the correct level. Add transmission fluid until the oil runs out of the fill hole. The trans-axle is full when the oil flow from the fill port has slowed to a broken stream or dripping. Do NOT overfill the trans-axle, this causes the fluid to be forced out of the case, which can damage your seals - not a good things, so make sure the car is level, and make sure you let the excess fluid drain out.

The picture below shows you what you are trying to achieve. Note that the green is the fluid (which is actually amber in color).


Re-install the fill plug. Tighten to 43 Nm (32 lb-ft). (You will need to use a ball head hex socket so that you can put on a torque wench).

That's it!

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  1. Have car running.
  2. Place emergency brake on.
  3. The plug on the back of the transmission is I think 8mm. Just above the pan, remove it.
  4. If fluid comes out it is full. Plug it until next time.
  5. If fluid does not flow out then it is low. Using Mercon V Transmission Fluid and a funnel with a hose on it add fluid in that hoke until the fluid just barely seeps out the whole. Then it is full.
  6. Plug the transmission.
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