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windham

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Transmission fluid level
« on: November 09, 2007, 09:53:46 AM »
I have a 73 MGB-GT and I'm trying to locate the entrance to get to the dip stick to check the level of the transmission fluid.  Is it underneath the carpet?
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Re: Transmission fluid level
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2007, 10:00:04 AM »
It is located behind the radio console on the transmission hump.  You usually have to pull back the carpeting to expose the transmission dip plug.  Pull it out to check the fluid.

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Re: Transmission fluid level
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2007, 07:57:30 PM »
Adding to Frank's note, the dipstick is well below the floor level and often difficult to grab with your fingers.  You might want to make a small hook from a heavy wire coat hanger to grab the top loop of the dipstick and then tie a piece of nylon cord to that before you put it back (and leave the end of the cord sticking out of the floor plug) to make later retrieval easier.

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