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I want to change transmition fluid on ford festiva 1991 (manual transmition). I found the drain bolt , but my problem is what fluid I should put in, how much and I can't find a opening for fluid to put in. Can someone help me

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Hi , the plug on the bottom of case is the drain plug and the check/fill plug is located on the side of the case, however the transmission lubricant level and quality shouldn't deteriorate under normal driving conditions, but it is recommended that you check the level occasionally. 1. Remove the check/fill plug on the side of the case, if car is raised to gain access to the plug, be sure to support it safely on jackstands! 2. Use your little finger to reach inside the housing and feel the lubricant level. It should be at or very near the bottom of the plug hole. 3. If it isn't, add the recommended lubricant through the plug hole using a syringe or squeeze bottle. 4. Install and tighten the plug securely and check for leaks after the first few miles of driving. I know you said it is a manual transmission but my source recommends that after 1988 use Motorcraft MERCON automatic transmission fluid (part no.AT-2-QDX) . Verify this at the place where you buy the lubricant , either an auto parts store or Ford dealer with a service department!!!

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Transmission Fluid Fill

  1. Remove the Speedometer Cable Sleeve (17B301) and Speedometer Gear (17271). Refer to the procedure in this section.
  1. Fill the transaxle with Motorcraft MERCON® Multi-Purpose ATF XT-2-QDX. Refer to Transmission Fluid Capacity for specifications.
  1. Check the transmission fluid level. Refer to the procedure in this section.

Posted on May 25, 2011

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