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Old 06-27-2009
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Quick question before draining transmission

I am about to change the tranny fluid on my 2000 Ranger 2.5L 5 speed. The little 1/2" bolt is there to determine the fluid level, correct? After I drain the fluid, I loosen the 1/2" bolt a little, fill with new fluid, then wait for a little bit of fluid to pour out the 1/2" hole, then tighten it back up, correct?

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You fill it in the same hole you check it with. I know on most things it says Drain or Fill right next to the plug.
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On my 03, the bottom bolt is to drain, and the top is to fill (you fill it to the hole, just like a differential).
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The bolt is bigger than 1/2" you may be looking at the wrong one. There are 2 really big ones, fill and drain.
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open the fill hole first to make sure that you can fill it back up
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both the fill and drain hole should have 15/16 heads on them
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