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Old 06-04-2019, 01:12 PM   #1
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How to check oil in my transmission?

Is this a vent or the dipstick? I canít find anything that looks like a dipstick.

Iím sorry for the dumb question. Iím sure someone will point it out and itíll be obvious. But weíre getting ready to head out and I canít find the damn thing.
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:28 PM   #2
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Looks like a vent to me.
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It loosely spins. I was afraid it was a vent.
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Old 06-04-2019, 01:57 PM   #5
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Just took these...any ideas?
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Second picture, bottom left. Just to the right of that small hose clamp.
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Yeah, bottom picture at the very bottom just to the right of the hose clamp. Is that a loop?
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Try unscrewing it counter clockwise but not too much.
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Old 06-04-2019, 02:46 PM   #9
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I thought that thing was a lifting point. Maybe not. Iíll give it a twist in a few and let you guys know.
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Are those PRM transmissions? Mine have a socket welded to the plug that has a dipstick on the bottom of the plug. The first photo is a vent.
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Second picture, bottom left. Just to the right of that small hose clamp.
Once you find it, paint it yellow (or a color of your choice, ummm, errr, any color but red) so you don't forget.
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Here is a photo of my transmission. The dipstick has a socket welded to it. It is just to the left of the curved oil cooler hose.
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Old 06-04-2019, 08:37 PM   #13
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I think I found the bolt that is the dipstick. Itís in the same place as Comodaves and the bolt looks worn. I bet thatís it. Iíll remove it in the morning and see what I see.

I never thought itíd be so difficult to find a dipstick!
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I think that is why they welded sockets on mine, so you can just put a rachet on it and loosen the dipstick. Unfortunately they put a 1/2Ē drive socket on one transmission and a 3/8Ē drive socket on the other. Would it not make sense to use the same size drive on both???
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I think that is why they welded sockets on mine, so you can just put a rachet on it and loosen the dipstick. Unfortunately they put a 1/2Ē drive socket on one transmission and a 3/8Ē drive socket on the other. Would it not make sense to use the same size drive on both???
Haha. Thatís hilarious. Great idea, terrible execution.
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You have to love POs, give you something to keep you busy. Also makes you say Hmmm.
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What oil do you run in your PRM transmission? PO was using 30 weight but I saw somewhere that it should be 15W40.
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Here you go.
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Old 06-04-2019, 09:37 PM   #19
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Here you go.
Nope. Unscrewed and is a hole to the innards. I still think itís a lift point.
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What oil do you run in your PRM transmission? PO was using 30 weight but I saw somewhere that it should be 15W40.
Sorry Comodave but this is where the classic response is valid. Dont take me too negative.
Dont think, READ and follow the docs.
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