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#1389415 - 03/01/09 02:17 PM SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL
ramp1950 Offline


Registered: 02/27/09
Posts: 17
Loc: new jersey
ARE THERE ANY TRANSMISSION FLUIDS COMPATIBLE WITH hYUNDAI" SP111 TRANSMISSION FLUID? IF YOU DO A LOT OF HIGHWAY DRIVING HOW OFTEN SHOULD TRANSMISSION FLUID BE CHANGED?

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#1389464 - 03/01/09 03:31 PM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: ramp1950]
tom slick Offline


Registered: 05/26/03
Posts: 8929
Loc: Central Coast, Calif.
30k drain and fill or 60k complete flush/exchange seems to be the consensus around here.
Every ATF manufacturer seems to make a SPIII compatable fluid. look at multi-vehicle fluids which are often MERCONV.
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#1389737 - 03/01/09 08:22 PM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: tom slick]
ramp1950 Offline


Registered: 02/27/09
Posts: 17
Loc: new jersey
castrol import multi vehicle transmission fluid says it is recommended for vehicles using SP111 transmission fluid has anybody used it as a replacement?

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#1389806 - 03/01/09 09:13 PM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: ramp1950]
LubeTechBob Offline


Registered: 02/15/09
Posts: 49
Loc: Milwaukee, WI. USA
I know, I'm new here too but from what I have seen, looked for, and discussed regarding Mitsubishi/Hyundai SP III (not SP111) both fluids are the same, and this topic has already been discussed. Please refer to my posts, or do a search on this topic before posting!

Just providing sound advice.

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#1389818 - 03/01/09 09:34 PM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: ramp1950]
adamg Offline


Registered: 12/27/08
Posts: 66
Loc: Ontario, Canada
Also depends on what you are looking to spend. Some people on this board are running Amsoil ATF in their Hyundai. How much is SPIII from the dealer?

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#1389890 - 03/01/09 11:23 PM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: adamg]
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18603
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Under normal driving, the fluid does not need to be FLUSHED until seven years or 105,000 miles, whichever comes first.

AMSOIL ATF, Castrol Import Multi-Vehicle ATF and Valvoline Maxlife ATF are all multi-vehicle fluids that claim SP-III compatibility but are not OEM approved.

Also, you should also be aware that Hyundai uses a chemical tracer in the SP-III fluid. In the event that the transmission fails, a fluid sample is taken and if the fluid is not SP-III, you'll be facing an uphill battle.

You might want to wait until you are out of warranty (the fluid change isn't due until 105k) before switching to a non-OE fluid. The fluid may turn brown, but that's normal according to Hyundai.
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#1390040 - 03/02/09 07:18 AM Re: SP111 TRANSMISSION OIL [Re: The Critic]
ramp1950 Offline


Registered: 02/27/09
Posts: 17
Loc: new jersey
you have all been helpful thank you for your comments and corrections on SPIII transmission fluid . The latest price on the fluid a quart from the dealer is $8.50.

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