How often should the transmission oil be changed on a 1992 Miata?

Asked by Jun 15, 2015 at 04:46 PM about the 1992 Mazda MX-5 Miata Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

the shift stick seems hotter than it ought to be: is that exhaust pipe routing or not enough oil in the transmission!??  thanks for responses, jf

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If you have never changed the fluid it is time to do so now. The extra heat coming from the shifter area is probly a torn or ripped rubber boot that sits under the leather shift boot. They do go bad but are easy to replace.

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