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How do i change my vw 2.5 trans fluid. and how much would it cost. Because my gears are getting ruff . i have 81000 miles. what should i do ..........please i need some help

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Fluid - M/T: Service and Repair
Transmission Oil, Draining
Transmission oil, draining
To catch gear oil, use a clean container with 3.0 liter capacity with a scale.
^ Shift rod is secured.
how do i change my vw 2.5 trans fluid. and how - 66e891f.jpg - Drain gear oil by removing oil drain plug - arrow 1 - and then pivot pin - arrow 2 -.
- Install pivot pin - arrow 2 - with a new O-ring
- Screw in oil drain plug - arrow 1 -.
24c9af8.jpg - Now rotate bracket - A - back into initial position in direction of - arrow - so that shift rod moves freely again.






Fluid - M/T: Service and Repair
Transmission Oil, Filling
Transmission oil, filling 04A, 5 Speed M/T
Top off gear oil quantity in container to 1.7 lihow do i change my vw 2.5 trans fluid. and how - 6d27665.jpgr />
6d27665.jpg - Remove switch for Back-Up Light Switch F4 - arrow -.
- Connect a standard hose (approximately 600 mm long, outer circumference 10 mm) with funnel.
- Insert hose into mounting hole of back-up light switch (2nd technician) and fill the transmission oil.
- Reinstall switch for Back-Up Light Switch F4 - arrow -.
- Check function of selector mechanism.
- Install complete air filter housing.
- Install noise insulation.

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