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Does Mt require any oil change at all? i know AT does

September 11 2015, 10:09 PM
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I have heard ov people just letting it ride. I would suggest at least keeping an eye on the fluid level. If you develop a leak, may as well dump to make it easier to work with, then add new fluid. Just avoid cheap gear oil that has sulpher in it. I hear it destroys the syncros. IIRC. But the manual transaxle doesn't have a filter or anything like an automatic, that would get clogged. So it is def less dangerous for us manual guys/gals. Hope this helps.

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August 24 2017, 2:53 AM
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There are recommended replacement intervals. I generally change mine based on colour.

Sid is right about the sulfur killing sychros. Oils that claim to be GL4/5 are no good, basically. If I were you I'd use ATF if you live in a very cold climate, otherwise Redline MT-90.

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