UPDATE - Manual Transmission Fluid Change

Thanks to all who responded to the original post several days ago.. with advice and hints.
I did the flush and fill myself today..
2 quarts of Honda fluid cost me $10.60
Both washers cost me $2.45
$13.05 plus tax with probably 45 minutes of my time instead of the dealer charge of $75.00..
Took it out for a test drive..No sounds, no shifting problems..
BTW..Even though I filled the MT with all of the two quarts it still did not run back out of the fill plug.
I measured what I drained out and it was 2 quarts plus maybe 3-4 ounces.
I'll contemplate whether to buy another quart to top off or leave it as it is..
Thanks again,
Rich
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Big Brother wrote:

Spend the $5 and top it off. Save the balance for use with your next change. You really don't want to skimp on this!
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Two bad things can happen. The first one is pretty likely: shifting into one or more gears will become difficult, especially when cold. That will also translate into more wear on the synchros... never a good thing. The second one, broken or scored gears, isn't as likely but something I'd gladly buy another quart of MTL for.
Mike
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