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Q: Is a manual transmission check plug the same thing as a drain plug

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I was told my manual transmission check plug was stripped and I need to replace it I can't find one. But I can find drain plugs so I was wondering if that is the same thing

My car has 137000 miles.
My car has a manual transmission.

A: Hello there, thanks for writing in. You can...

Hello there, thanks for writing in. You can go ahead and try to add the drain plugs. I am pretty sure they are the same size on these transmissions.

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