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    Default help plz, ...How 2 check gear box oil ...??

    im sure there was a thread up on this some time ago but i cant seem to find it. so sorry for re-post.

    can someone please tell me how to check the level of oil in the gear box ??
    on a 2.2Direct.

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    Hi Crazy
    the level plug is halfway up the gearbox about a couple of inch in from mounting bolts,remove plug and oil should be to lower edge of threaded hole,

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    is it reachable without jacking the car up ?

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    mine wasnt..2t.tbh i ended up jacking her up in all four corners and using axle stands to get her level.

    Oil,as said, should be just inside lip. If the cars level it gives a more accurate reading. if not refill and stop when oil trickles out.

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    Whats Best Gearbox Oil ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tam80 View Post
    Whats Best Gearbox Oil ?
    http://www.halfords.com/webapp/wcs/s...egoryId_165750

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    Just thinking, is yours an auto or manual?

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    ok, i just got under the car, i cant seem to find the plug . what exactly am i looking for , is it just a screw i undo ???

    i found the refill plug on the top of the box.

    mines a manual

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    if i recall correctly its halfway 'up' the box and is a recessed hex type key..could be wrong mind..

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    ive found to off them, one is on the side of the gear box on the passenger side, and one is at the back of the box.......

    i opened them both nothing come out , i take it thats bad news..... no oil in it ?

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