what is the purpose of the plastic plug that was in the pan when it was removed?

Asked by Apr 14, 2012 at 07:23 PM about the 1996 Ford Thunderbird

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Are you talking about the transmission pan? If so, it was the plug on the fill hole where the dipstick goes in from the factor. Nothing to worry about. Just toss it. Apparently your are the first to change the fluid in the transmission.

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