where do I find the transmission fluid container on a 1987 vanagonGL manual transmission?

Asked by Oct 01, 2011 at 09:30 AM about the 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon

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Manual transmissions don't have transmission fluid. Are you by chance referring to the clutch cylinder?


Seriously? tell me you typed that sentence out wrong ? All transmissions have fluid, even standard.


Manual transmissions use 80W or 90W gear oil, not ATF.


Incidentally, the oil is contained in the transmission case, it doesn't have a separate container. There should be a plug you can undo to check the level. Usually you just stick your finger straight in and if you can feel fluid then it is full.

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