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Another stupid do it yourselfer trying to change oil on my 2013 subaru XV. I drained the cvt fluid.

Mechanic's Assistant: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?

I need to put the oil back in. How? Or is that possible. Heard there is a fill plug somewhere.

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Subaru Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, I have attached a file showing how/wher to refill, The thing is, you will need a hand fluid pump to do so, You can get them at parts stores, It has a hose on the end to pump in the fluid, Must use correct fluid. I would prefer to see you use the Subaru fluid as this is same as in the trans and will intermix, Valvoline makes a CVT fluid, I think Mobile as well can be used as well but my .02 is correct Subaru fluid to be safe

here is the link

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can't tell where the filler plug is on diagram
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
driver side ..... passenger side and is it a 10mm hex?
Subaru Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago

drivers side, you can just see the starter in the diagram and the switch plugs on the side, I cant remember but yes, I think 10mm

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