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Old November 9th, 2006, 12:30 PM
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changing transmission oil

I looked but couldn't find a post on it. Basically i need to change my transmission oil. I have 3 quarts of Redline MTL, the right size Torx wrench and pump and i think im ready to go at it. BUT i don't have a manual or anything to go off.

Does anyone have some photos of where the drain is and where i pump it into?

I was told to just tilt the truck up and you will find it all underneath.

is it this simple? i sure hope so!

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Old November 9th, 2006, 12:53 PM
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Yup, drain plug on bottom of transmission case, fill plug on side. Take both out after a run. Get new copper washers, or replace plugs with magnetics. Once drained, replace drain plug, fill via side plug with preferably a pump type container till the fluid starts oozing out of the fill hole. Replace fill plug, torque to spec. Drive around a couple of days, re-check tightness. Enjoy smoother shift..
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Old November 9th, 2006, 01:09 PM
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Last time I did this I didn't have a clean pump -- wound up removing the passenger side floor and used a plastic hose to pour the fluid in -- worked great.
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Old November 9th, 2006, 01:11 PM
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Thanks! will the Land Rover Genuine Parts Magnetic Drain Plug (FTC5208) #18677 fit as the magnetic plug for the drain?

EE has thisone fo the Diffs, but is there a specific one i should get for the tranny?
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Old November 9th, 2006, 01:20 PM
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I got the EE plugs, they fit on the diffs, trans, and transfer.
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Old November 9th, 2006, 01:43 PM
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the plug on my gearbox was magnetic already.
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If I remember correctly, mine too.
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Old November 9th, 2006, 04:00 PM
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Never remove the drain plug before undoing the fill plug on anything. What if you can't open the fill?
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Old November 9th, 2006, 04:17 PM
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Good Point Art.
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Old March 26th, 2009, 02:23 PM
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What does the pump needed to do this look like?
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Old March 26th, 2009, 02:26 PM
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you can find them at most auto stores. the nice one screw onto the top of the bottle and just pumps the goods out and up into the tranny.

http://images.outdoorinteractive.net/mgen/528396_oi.jpg
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they are cheap too! use it for the tranny, diffs and t-case and get is nice and oily and throw it out after if you want.
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The last one I bought was free - came with a gallon jug of 80/90!

Of course, you can refill the jug when it empties so you can still use the pump.
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Whats up with the pump just us a funnel.
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Funnel's only good for the ZF...try using it on a diff or anything else...
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