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i drain the manual transmission oil fluid on kia rio 2002 but not able to find the p

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i drain the manual transmission oil fluid on kia
rio 2002 but not able to find the plug to fill the transmission fluid. pls. help
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Kia
Expert:  Randall C replied 3 years ago.

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Customer:

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getting you info. Pls allow me a couple minutes to type up. Thanks

Customer:

were transmission fluid fill on kia rio 2002

Customer:

oley

Tracer :

Ok, you have to remove the speed sensor or whats called the speedo gear. It is item #1 in the first picture. Once you remove it, you add the amount shown below. Put speed gear back in. the speed gear is held by clamp and one bolt

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Tracer :

  1. Add specified amount and type of oil into the speedo driven gear. Specified oil:


Grade: API Service GL-4
Viscosity: SAE 75W-9O
Capacity: 2.96 US qt. (2.8 1, 2.46 Imp qt.)



  1. Warm up vehicle until transaxle oil reaches its normal temperature, then check for leakage of transaxle oil.

  2. Lower vehicle.


 

Customer:

sori, dont yet understood the picture to were put the oil transmission fluid.

Tracer :

the first picture hows item #1. it is the speedo gear. You have to pull it out top of trans. 2nd picture shows rough area of the speedo gear

Tracer :

bewteen the engine and firewall,. to right of the pwer brake booster and down on top of trans is a sensor with a couple wires to it. remove it. This is the only way to fill the trans

Tracer :

it will look something like this

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Customer:

i see now were under next to the starter were the sensor right?

Tracer :

yes close to it. The sensor should? have a green /orange wire as one of the wires going to it

Customer:

okey i got now. thans for the help.

Tracer :

maybe a black and a yellow wire as well

Tracer :

Your welcome. Sorry kia makes it so hard

Customer:

thank again. i will check the accept.

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