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Tranny fluid

I have a 98 manual tranny. Im almost positive theres some kind of transmission/hydraulic fluid in there. Im also sure its never been changed. I want to change it and can see where to drain it but how in the world do I refill it? People told me to look for what looks like a fatter oil dipstick but I cant find one. Theres no like nothing. Is there even a way to change it?\

Edit: Also someone told me that some B series take standard engine oil?
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above the drain plug there is a fill plug, you fill it there...it takes mercon V automatic trans fluid
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Ahh I didn't see that when I saw the drain because it was mud encrusted. haha. Thank you very much. About how much does it hold? Looks like a royal pain to get the fluid into that? Any trick to make it easier?
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i use a suction gun to put the fluid in. remove the cap and fill it, then push the fluid in...takes like 3.25 qts

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they sell pumps that screw into the top of transmission fluid bottles with a hose on the end. there pretty cheap and auto zone might have them, thats just what we use at work. ...i cant remember how much it takes exactly to fill i just know you fill it until the top fill plug starts to overflow
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I took the top off of a gear oil bottle (its shaped into a funnel at the end) and that worked perfect. I am also body lifted so I have a little more room to work. Ya, its just the Mercon V auto tranny fluid like Justin said.
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Boating Solutions - Gear Lube Pump

heres what we use at work to fill differentials and manual transmissions
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