AMC Coupes/Sedans/Wagons 1975-1988 Repair Information

Manual Transmission

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FLUID LEVEL CHECK



See Figures 1, 2 and 3

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Fig. Fig. 1: Typical manual transmission fill and drain plugsdrain plug at the bottom center



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Fig. Fig. 2: Manual transmission fill and drain plugs, using a tailshaft bolt as the drain plug



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Fig. Fig. 3: Drain bolt location for the Eagle models equipped a manual transmission

The transmission level should be checked when the oil is changed. Since your hands are apt to be pretty oily at these times, you shouldn't mind this job. To check the level, remove the filler plug in the right side of the transmission case from under the car. There is a similar plug in the overdrive case at the rear of the transmission. With the car level, oil should drip out. If it runs our in a steady stream, let it run until it just drips. Any fluid required can be pumped in with a suction gun. All transmissions use SAE 80W-90 Gear oil, except the 1982 T4 and T5. These use Dexron®II automatic transmiss