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How do you check the manual transmission fluid in a 2001 Ford Escape?


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2011-09-13 00:33:54
2011-09-13 00:33:54

on the bottom of the transmission there is a plug that you take out. you can stick your little finger in the hole where the plug was to see if it is low. if you do not get fluid on your finger, it may need a quart or so.


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