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Old 10-05-2003, 02:58 PM
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I can't recall what manual trans oil I used, too long ago. My bet is whatever weight oil the manual called for.

It came up because I was considering buying it (the 79 240D) and a tech said that he'd driven it and that it snicked 2nd gear, that someone probably put ATF in the box.

I was a bit amazed. Right then and there he pulled it on his lift, changed the the trans oil and it shifted perfectly for over 150k miles.

'03 E320 Wagon-Sold
'95 E320 Wagon-Went to Ex
'93 190E 2.6-Wrecked
'91 300E-Went to Ex
'65 911 Coupe (#302580)
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