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Can I check oil on Selespeed?

This may be a dumb question but here goes. I recently got a 2.0TS Selespeed 156. I thought I needed to check the oil on the selespeed system, but I cannot find where to do that. Could someone help?
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Toranaga, all I know is that you must check the oil with the igniton on, (engine off) so the selespeed oil pump can work.
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<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:<hr /><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Originally posted by Toranaga:
<strong>I thought I needed to check the oil on the selespeed system, but I cannot find where to do that. Could someone help?</strong><hr /></blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">Hi Toranaga,
Open bonnet wink
Remove the breather tube from the Selespeed fluid tank cap (next to the wing on the battery side of the engine bay)
Turn on ignition (but do not start the engine)
Wait till the pump stops
Remove the Selespeed tank cap
Wipe the dipstick (located in the cap)
Place onto tank
Make one turn Anticlockwise
Lift off and take reading.

Note that the Selespeed fluid is VERY thin and can be hard to see.
There is only 0.6L of fluid in the system so a very small loss of fluid can have a big effect...
If you add slightly too much fluid don't worry, it will just eject the excess out of the breather tube.

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