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Is there another tool besides a hand pump that we can use to put transmission fluid in the fill plug?

We have located the fill plug for the transmission fluid on the side of the transmission but we don't have a hand pump to fill the fluid. Is there another tool or a "home remedy" we can use to fill the fluid?

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  • matthes1972 Jul 31, 2008

    Thank you, that's a good idea. We didn't have an oil can either we ended up using a pump sprayer that we broke the nozzle off of so the tube would fit in the hole. The next day we went out and got a hand pump for the tool box.



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Use an old school oilcan...the type you fill with oil of your choice, and has a finger pump action (like a squirt bottle). you should be able to pick one up with a flexible spout at any reputable auto parts suppliers.

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