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Old 03-18-2012, 12:14 PM   #1
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Manual transmission fill plug, where is it?

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Old 05-22-2016, 12:37 AM   #2
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I haven't. Can anyone let me know? I think I found the drain plug, about 1 inch up from the bottom of the trans case on the front of the trans. Correct?
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You're looking for a hex plug about half way up the front for the fill location.

Another sideways at the bottom junction of the trans cases for the drain.

Might find the pictures still active if you search in General Tech Chat, the MTX-75 hasn't changed except for a different "shift tower" assy where the shift cables hook up up top.

Might as well link it here if you find a good reference, cross links help with common questions.
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Original pictures are no longer active in the "HOW TO" stickie:HOW-TO: Changing Manual Transmission Fluid

Good description still there, I didn't check all the pages to see if any more pictures were linked in that thread.
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Thanks, Sailor.
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For quick future reference, here's the picture..

fill hole:



drain hole:




Mk1/Mk2/MK3 it's the same MTX-75... except the SVT which have the Getrag 6spd IIRC.


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The best advice I have seen on this was from Dan50:

Make absolutely sure you can get the fill plug out before you remove the drain plug or you could end up with an inoperable car.
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The best advice I have seen on this was from Dan50:

Make absolutely sure you can get the fill plug out before you remove the drain plug or you could end up with an inoperable car.
been there done that... I drilled out the fill hole on my last old car(not best idea metal shavings I was vacuuming while drilling) as last resort!
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ElCouz,

Thank you for the pictures and video link. Very helpful. Fluid change went like a charm.

Sailor,

Thank you for your help also.
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