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Guest Message by DevFuse

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Too much trans oil

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#1 Guest_Frag_*

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Posted 03 July 2003 - 07:44 AM

I just did an trans oil replacement (manual) on my car and since I was at the cottage and the ground was not perfectley level I think the old oil did'nt drain completely.
I put in 3.5 liters of trans oil like the manual says but the level is about 3/8 of an inch higher than FULL. I estimate the excess at around 1/2 of a liter.
How sensitive is the man trans to overfilling ? I would'nt want my trans seals to go.
Should I remove some oil asap or just live with it?

#2 Guest_Legacy777_*

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Posted 03 July 2003 - 12:02 PM

MT's use splash lubrication. So I think about the only thing you'd have problems with would be foaming or cavitation, but I don't know if that's a big issue with MT's.

You probably should drain a little bit of the oil.

#3 Guest_spagemurray_*

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Posted 03 July 2003 - 06:27 PM

Overfull is not good. The oil expands when hot and it has to go somewhere and not good for the seals. I'd drain some ASAP if it was mine.

#4 Guest_Frag_*

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Posted 04 July 2003 - 07:44 AM

Bought a small rotary pump that fits an electric drill and drained about 1/2 liter.
I feel more at ease.
Thanks for your inputs.

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