It is important to check and maintain the fluid levels of a vehicle. A person can check the manual transmission fluid of a 1997 Kia Sephia by looking under the hood and checking the dipstick with the cap labeled ATF or Trans Fluid.
A standard or manual transmission, doesn't use transmission fluid.
the type of fluid required varies by model year....check the fluid specifications section of the owners manual
Kia Rio manual trans fluid changeChange the manual transmission fluid, first remove drain pulg on the lower bottom of the transmission. Drain old fluid. Reinstall drain plug. Remove the speed cable housing from the transmission, this is where you add the new fluid.
Kia has their own transmission fluid that is recommended for their cars. You can get transmission fluid for the Optima at any Kia dealer.
75w 90 if you have a manual transmission.... 2.8 quarts.
Where do put the transmission fluid? You can get a manual through ebay. I did for my 2005 Kia Rio and it only cost me about $3.
well the owners manual says mercon 3 .
Dexron 3. User manual recommended Dexron 2.
If I am not mistaken a manual or 5 speed transmission doesn't have transmission fluid.
The best and only fluid you should use is exactly what Kia recommends and nothing else. Look in your owners manual or call your local Kia dealer.
The most common cause for a transmission not to change gears, is low transmission fluid. Check the transmission fluid and fill to the full line.