Since you have a 97 4-cylinder, that means you have the AX-5. Which does not take synchomesh fluid.
I'm fairly sure that trans should take a GL-4 rated gear lube, GL5 is not acceptable.
'98 Sport, 4.0, AX-15, D44, 3.73, stock w/ 10k original miles
Gone - 2000 Sport, 1987 YJ, 1997 SE, 1998 XJ