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2000 Ford Focus: transmission fluid on a 5 speed manual transmission

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I have a 2000 Ford Focus, my question is where is the drain plug for the transmission fluid on a 5 speed manual transmission?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 years ago.

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Give me the axle digit or letter from the label on the drivers dorr jam.


Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Axle is UU
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 years ago.
Sorry my fault look under the TR next to axle.
Customer: replied 8 years ago.
TR number is 5
Expert:  Chris (aka- Moose) replied 8 years ago.

Okay you have the IB5 transaxle,

The fill plug is loacted on the side of the trans and the fluid should be filled right to the bottom of the fill hole or 5-10mm below it.

Ther eis no drain plug since the fluid is filled for life and only serviced if a concern is present requiring disassembly.



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