I just bought a 98 Cabrio GLS... I need to add transmission fluid because its very low! It's a manual 5 speed. What kind of fluid do I need and where do I add it?

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Asked by May 03, 2013 at 08:08 PM about the 1998 Volkswagen Cabrio 2 Dr GLS Convertible

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You check and fill the transmission fluid using the same plug. --- (http://www.ehow.com/how_7434479_check-transmission-oil- volkswagen-cabrio.html) --- Make sure to get GL 4 compatible fluid, there is yellow metal (brass synchros) inside and some other spec oils (including some GL5 exclusive oils) eat away at it. They do name GL 4/5 compatible oils. Spec is 75w90. -- http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?4493969-How-to-check-fill- the-manual-transmission-fluid-level-1998-VW-Cabrio

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