This is what I purchased which meets the specification in my '79 service manual. This fluid was developed to modify the vehicle shifting characteristics and to provide considerable improvement in the oxidation resistance and anti-wear performance. Thanksi would use type F. Note that the friction modifier only means that the fluid sticks to the surface of the metal a little more strongly, and therefore only helps to prevent early wear. It was introduced with the 2006 models. Sold only at Toyota or Lexus dealers or online.
If the manual says Mercon V. Also used in Pontiac Vibe which has a Toyota powertrain. You may also find a recommendation on the dipstick. What Type of Fluid Should I Use? The fluid is optimized for the special requirements of a transmission, such as valve operation, brake band friction, and the torque converter, as well as gear lubrication. It's for a 1979 V6 2.
If it is necessary to add or replace fluid, use only fluids which meet Ford Specification M2C33F. Nissan Matic J—factory specified for certain Nissan models. In simple terms, synthetics last longer. Automatic transmission fluids have specific viscosities, friction coefficients, and additives. Always consult the vehicle maintenance guide for the proper service interval for the fluid in your transmission and your driving conditions.
This transmission fluid was only available at Oldsmobile, Pontiac, and Cadillac dealerships. Traditional transmission fluids are not suitable for use in this application. A specification, not a branded product. He would not use atf on any type f trans. Ford Type H—developed for the C5 Ford automatic transmission introduced in 1981, it has been superseded by Mercon.
Genuine Mazda M5 is made by , available as Idemitsu Type-M. Should not be used in a transmission requiring Ford Type F. A sealed transmission will typically have longer transmission fluid life than a non-sealed transmission. This fluid has a number of duties in the transmission, including lubrication, cooling and clutch application. What type of transmission fluid should you use? Moreover, if your vehicle is still under warranty, using a fluid thatis not approved by the vehicle manufacturer will void the transmission warranty.
These are vehicles with transmissions that were not manufactured by General Motors. So how do you know what your transmission uses? Even product data sheets can provide questionable information. When it comes to your Ford Focus, you want parts and products from only trusted brands. As shown in the photos, the fluid is only recommended by Castrol , not Toyota , for most Toyota vehicles prior to 2004. Hear from other customers via the 18,871 reviews on parts for your Ford F-250 Super Duty.
Believing the advertising could be a very expensive mistake. Ford ceased licensing Mercon in 2007 and now recommends Mercon V for all transmissions that previously used Mercon. The manual transmission vehicles would break because guys beat the crap out of them or couldn't drive a stick shift and were all slowly converted or replaced with autos. The only thing is, almost nothing uses it anymore. So is there a compatible equivalent to Type F fluid? Additionally, a better system of automatic transmission fluid distribution and marketing was necessary for the long term success of the automatic transmission.
Transmission manufacturers now use smaller, remote mounted, breather vents specially designed to keep out water, but allow a small amount of air movement through the breather as necessary. The fluids that could be used were a subset of the fluids. It is not compatible with any other fluid, either. But if you have your transmission serviced and the fluid replaced. Type F was designed for Fords that used bronze clutches; the last trans made with bronze clutches was the Cruizematic, last used in the early '70s. Conventional wisdom wasn't all that accurate even back then, and today it's completely out the window. Hi, It appears Ford auto transmissions require Type F transmission fluid, but this is nowhere to be found around here, even on the internet.