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 Remove the battery and air filter to enable easy access to the gearbox breather: Remove the battery and air filter to enable easy access to the gearbox breather:
  
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 The breather is covered by a black plastic dust cap: The breather is covered by a black plastic dust cap:
  
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 The cap just pulls off The cap just pulls off
  
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 If removed for draining, clean the gearbox drain hole, and refit and tighten the drain plug. If removed for draining, clean the gearbox drain hole, and refit and tighten the drain plug.
 Then remove the oil level plug Then remove the oil level plug
  
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 This will allow air into the gearbox to let the new oil in from the breather. If you leave the level plug fitted, the new oil will '​glug'​ and take longer to fill the box. This will allow air into the gearbox to let the new oil in from the breather. If you leave the level plug fitted, the new oil will '​glug'​ and take longer to fill the box.
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 Around £6 for 2 litres from motor factors. Around £6 for 2 litres from motor factors.
  
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 Use a funnel to make it easier, and pour in the new oil. Use a funnel to make it easier, and pour in the new oil.
  
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 While pouring in the oil, keep an eye on the oil level plug hole. When the car is level, you should stop pouring the oil in when it starts coming out of the level hole.  While pouring in the oil, keep an eye on the oil level plug hole. When the car is level, you should stop pouring the oil in when it starts coming out of the level hole. 
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