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#3311507 - 03/14/14 08:52 AM Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic
David1 Offline

Registered: 06/17/13
Posts: 1175

I knew the Maxlife ATF was synthetic but I had no idea the regular Multi ATF was 100% Syn.

Valvoline Import Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid

For Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Hyundai/KIA and other import vehicles

Full synthetic fluid
Reduces varnish and sludge formation
Protects against wear
Improves and maintains smooth shifting over long service intervals
Provides excellent flow properties at low temperatures and greater film protection at high temperatures
2002 Honda Accord V6 3.0 Automatic Trans 190000 Miles
Valvoline Maxx Life 5W30

#3311574 - 03/14/14 09:59 AM Re: Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic [Re: David1]
dgsbikes Offline

Registered: 01/13/09
Posts: 170
Loc: SFO Bay Area
Thanks for sharing.

Does the label specifically call out compatibility or replacement for oem fluids like for ex. Honda Z1 or DW1?

Looks like the local Walmart does not carry it. Anyone knows of low cost sources?

Edited by dgsbikes (03/14/14 10:01 AM)

#3311605 - 03/14/14 10:16 AM Re: Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic [Re: dgsbikes]
MobilinHyundia Offline

Registered: 09/27/10
Posts: 215
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Check out NAPA.
2009 Sonata GL 2.4L (185 000km)-AMSOIL 0W20 ,FRAM ULRA oil filter

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#3311687 - 03/14/14 11:20 AM Re: Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic [Re: David1]
ARCOgraphite Offline

Registered: 05/17/09
Posts: 9557
Loc: N.H, U.S.A.
I think the "organic" ester stuff was the best - but alas not underwater great mammal friendly.
2014 Nissan Rogue S CVT, OC#3 11599mi-Supertech Syn 5W30+Hyundai/Hummel 35503 Filter
2015 Forester 6MT 5Door, OC#4 24596mi-PP 0W20+Subaru Filter

#3312084 - 03/14/14 06:21 PM Re: Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic [Re: David1]
supercity Offline

Registered: 06/12/12
Posts: 991
Loc: Australia
Castrol multi is also full Syn. Maybe they all are.

#3312088 - 03/14/14 06:26 PM Re: Valvoline Multi ATF is 100% Synthetic [Re: David1]
MolaKule Offline

Registered: 06/05/02
Posts: 16371
Loc: Iowegia - USA
Well, when they say full synthetic they mean it contains majority GroupIII, minor GroupIV, and minor GroupV components.
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