[e-Book] Do Manual Transmissions Have Transmission Fluid
Finally, on the subject of choosing the right fluid for your manual transmission, use recommended fluids. The transmission fluid in your transmission serves many purposes. Due to its complex design, an automatic transmission has more potential points of failure than a manual transmission that doesn't have any. The type of ATF required can also be found in your Owners Manual....
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Gear oil is the most commonly used fluid, though some manual transmissions use regular engine oil or automatic transmission fluid. This fluid has a number of duties in the transmission, including lubrication, cooling and clutch application. Though it doesn't have to be changed as often as motor oil, fresh gearbox fluid keeps your stick-shift transmission from overheating and tearing itself apart. The complete line of manual transmission fluid and axle oils are formulated to provide complete drivetrain protection. Always check your vehicle's owner's manual and follow the manufacturer's recommendations for what transmission fluid you should use. The type of ATF required can also be found in your Owners Manual.