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i have a craftsman lawn tractor #917256531, transmssion fluid leaked out thru a hole, hole has been patched with j-b weld. how do i put more fluid back in.

because it is a sealed unit I have been told I have to replace the entire transmission. the cost of transmission is just about the cost of new tractor. my question is, now, that the hole has been sealed. could I drill a hole some place on the transmission houseing and pour oil thru the hole and then tap the hole and install a plug. This seems like it might work, and if it could work, what type and how much of the fluid.

Craftsman , Lawn Tractors , Lawn Mowers
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Manage My Life
by Manage My Life
May 18th, 2011
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May 19th, 2011
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