[Vwdiesel] Transmission fluid draining

David Cook vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Fri Jun 3 12:12:49 EDT 2005

--- Shawn Wright <swright at zuiko.sls.bc.ca> wrote:
> This is the first I've heard of a magnet in the fwd
> trannies... I was thinking of 
> swapping in a magnetic drain plug from a Vanagon,
> but wasn't sure if it would clear. I 
> guess there is a reason they didn't use a magnet on
> the plug?

Every VW tranny I've had the drain plug off of has had
a magnet on it, from my old '60 Beetle to my Passat
(with auto tranny) to my '78 Bus, to both the diesel
trannies I've drained, to the Corrado Tranny.



David Cook
Red '86 Cabriolet Diesel Powered
Red '90 g60 Corrado 
Brown and White '78 Westy Campmobile "Bear"
and others in various states of disrepair
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