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Changing transmission fluid on '02 FXDL

Recently moved and service manual is lost. Want to do this seemingly simple task but want to do it correctly. Step by step help appreciated.
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    Dick May 11, 2010

    What makes you suspect this bike has separate transmission fluid? Some bikes do, but most use the engine oil to lubricate the transmission & clutch too.

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Remove the drain and fill plugs
inspect o-rings for tears
after fluid is drained, reinstall drain plug and tighten to 14-20 lbs
fill tranny with Harely Trans fluid - 20-24 OZ until dipstick shows full with bike upright.

The filler plug is tightened to finger tight

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