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#3234301 - 01/02/14 12:36 AM Re: Slightly overfilling Manual Transmission [Re: daemontrym]
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Registered: 09/10/02
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Loc: Bismarck, ND
This very same thing happened to me with my 2011 hyundai accent. The manual said 2 quarts. I kept adding and adding until I had almost 3 quarts in. Truned out I had removed the wrong bolt to drain the fluid. I was using a bolt much higher up. I found the the correct bolt removed it and let it drain. About 1 quart came out and all is well. I am using redline MT 85 and I like it thus far.
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#3236596 - 01/03/14 10:07 PM Re: Slightly overfilling Manual Transmission [Re: daemontrym]
Unsullied_Spy Offline

Registered: 11/13/11
Posts: 12
Loc: Bozeman, MT, USA
Generally speaking the fill hole is located where the fluid level needs to be. Sometimes there is a TSB regarding fluid levels (check with your dealer's service department) but usually just fill until it starts dribbling out and then re-install the plug.

Again, check with your service department. My 2002 Mustang GT with a Tremec TR-3650 was spec'ed to fill up to the hole, then they said only to put 3 liters in it because of shifting problems.

#3236633 - 01/03/14 10:46 PM Re: Slightly overfilling Manual Transmission [Re: daemontrym]
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Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 16056
Loc: Iowegia - USA
daemontrym: ...and 2/3 of a quart of Pennzoil Synchromesh 75w90

Where did you find a 75W90 Pennzoil Sychromesh?

Edited by MolaKule (01/03/14 10:48 PM)
Tact is for people who are not witty enough to be sarcastic. smile

#3236914 - 01/04/14 09:25 AM Re: Slightly overfilling Manual Transmission [Re: MolaKule]
daemontrym Offline

Registered: 10/04/11
Posts: 56
Loc: Az
Molakule I didn't find synchromesh 75w90 its a typo..

I am going to look in Kia tech info online and make sure I have the right bolt. gives you access to the actual kia repair manual the dealerships use.

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