Changing the transmission oil Manual transmission

Capacity: approx. 2,75 I Oil quantity:

Hypoid transmission oil SAE 75 W 90 to API GL5 or MIL-L 2105 B

1. Drain oil with the car standing on a level surface and the transmission at operating temperature.

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1 - Magnetic drain plug

2 - Filler plug

2. Clean drain and filler plugs, tighten plugs to 35 Nm (22 ftlb).

3. With the vehicle on a level surface, fill in transmission oil, until it overflows at the filler plug neck.


On initial production cars, the thread of the filler plug in the lateral transmission covers was located 6 mm too high. When filling those transmissions with 2,75 I of transmission oil, the oil level is 6 mm below the filler neck bore.

The relevant transmissions are identified by a + 6 mark above the filler plug.

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