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I cant find in the owners manual how much fluid the manual tranny holds. i can find what kind but not how much. anyone know?
 

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According to my 1998 service manual the NV231 Transfer Case recommended lubricant is Mopar Dexron II or ATF Plus and the approx fill capacity is 1.2 liters (2.5 pint)
 

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Here you go for the tranny's.

AX-5 3.3 quarts
AX-15 3.25 quarts
NV-1500 4.8 pints
NV-3500 4.2 pints
 

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SouthTJ said:
But how do you know what tranny you got? I've got an 04 with manual so what would that be?
I don't run a manual so I don't pay as much attention to them, but I believe in 03 they started putting the NV3500 6-speed in all Wranglers. However I could be wrong on that.
 

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SouthTJ said:
But how do you know what tranny you got? I've got an 04 with manual so what would that be?
You have the NV 3500. It's a 5 speed, the 6 speed is a Getrag transmission and didn't come out until the 2005 year model.
 

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hey thanks for the replies. i decided to just get 6 quarts of fluid and i figure i can just take the unused back. atleast i know i have enough now. i got royal purple fluid for the whole drive train. i use it in my subaru and love it, can surprisingly tell a difference.
 

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...i got royal purple fluid for the whole drive train. i use it in my subaru and love it, can surprisingly tell a difference.
I use Redline MT-90 and it is suprising how much difference the fluid can make! All notchyness is gone!:D
 

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I use Redline MT-90 and it is suprising how much difference the fluid can make! All notchyness is gone!:D
Can you use the Redline in the NV3500? That "notchyness" drives me crazy.
 

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I apologize for my earlier thread......about the NV231.......you all where talking transmissions, and I throw in a transfer case. Sorry about that.
 
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