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Oil specification for 2008 chevrolet cobalt manual transmission

I want to change the trans oil in a new manual trans on my 2008 cobalt, but the owners manual doesn't tell me any specs on the oil, or the viscosity of the oil. I want to use amzoil in the engine, and got the specs for it, but all I get is a GM part no. for the trans, and the capacity of 2 qts. to fill it. Can you help me?

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Ask the dealer what kind of fluid they use or let them do it.wont cost much and maunal trans should be fine for at least 100000 km

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