have a 1996 Madza MX6, I would like to change the Trans fluid, How is that done?

Asked by Feb 05, 2013 at 02:14 PM about the 1996 Mazda MX-6 2 Dr STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It's unclear to me how this is done, how do you access the fluid?

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Some transmissions have drain plugs. On some transmissions, you loosen the bolts and fluid spills over the side.

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there is a drain plug on the side of the trans. you will need to open the drain plug and use a hose and hand vaccume to remove the old fluid. make sure you get the proper gear oil. then replace the fluid. this is on a manual transmission though i am not sure offhand how to do the auto trans. any decent service manual should tell you and you can get one for around 30 bucks. well worth the investment.

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if you want to DIY, go under the car and look the "screw" with a square indention. loosen that and the fluid should come out, that or that is the fill plug and only FILL IT UP TO THAT LINE.

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