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Where should I drill a fill hole for my MTD made hydrostatic transmission # 618-0551A? As the transmission heats up I am not able to shift from forward to neutral or reverse. Once it cools it works fine.

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Why do you have to drill? No plug? Check out the back of that thing, the plug might be on the side, the back, the front, not necessarily on the top. The fill plug will be the level too, fill it up till it seeps out. Then plug it up. Hope this helps.

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