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Old 09-04-2000, 02:40 PM
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Where EXACTLY is the drain plug on this transmission (four-bolt pan)? I don't have the MBZ transmission manual and the Haynes manual shows a plug (forward of the pan) where there isn't anything resembling a drain plug on my transmission.

The best that I can find is a funny looking plug (half-moon slotted) to the rear of the drain pan. Is this the drain plug, and if it is what special tool is required (or what can be jerry-rigged) to remove it?

The alternative is to loosen the transmission fluid line couplings, but that drains only about 3 of the 5 quarts.

Is Dextron III ATF fluid okay (owner's manual says to use "specially tested and recommended ATF, Dextron type") or should I be using something different than Dextron III fluid?
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