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Where about do you put your gearbox fluid?? - 1998 Audi A6

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If it is auto there is a tube in the engine bay with a dipstick in it for checking the fluid level, remove the dipstick, put a funnel in the tube and top the trans up.
Check the fluid level with the engine running and move the selector lever through all the gear positions to make sure the fluid has filled all the tubes etc

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