Amsoil Signature Series Fuel-Efficient vs maxlife ATF

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Haven't tried either one yet but I have some Amsoil that I'm waiting to install. Amsoil is considerably more expensive but apparently both are very good and quite popular with forum members. Can't go wrong with either.
 
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Originally Posted by madeej11
Originally Posted by tundraotto
Trust me - you CAN go wrong with ATF.
Ok, let's hear it...
The clutches will slip in the Prius LOL
 
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Originally Posted by jrommelt
Has anyone used Amsoil Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid ATL in Toyota Yet? https://www.amsoil.com/shop/by-prod...omatic-transmission-fluid/?code=ATLPK-EA
I used Amsoil SS Fuel Efficient ATF in my Chevy Equinox which are known to be hard on ATF. No filter to change. It requires a Dexron VI spec and Amsoil SS meets and exceeded that. After only 10k miles on another so-called universal ATF it was black and foul smelling. Had some minor hard shifting and noise. OIl analysis showed high wear metals. My dealer did a complete fluid exchange using Amsoil SS ATF, after 12k miles, it is still bright red, issues gone, and wear metals are 1/4 of that of the previous ATF. Which ever brand you use, complete a full fluid exchange and filter change if possible.
 
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I would run the proper ATF/ATL as listed in the Amsoil website for your vehicle & transmission. I run the Amsoil fuel efficient ATL in my Ford as that is what Amsoil lists.
 
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running amsoil atf in my 2012 rav4 for 60k miles. Nothing bad has happened. I also use their gear oil in my rear dif and transfer case. I've used maxlife atf also in the same toyota with no issues.
 

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I've used it for 60k in a 2016 Camry without issue. Toyota WS was shot and shifting funny at 23k. It's also been in my Prius for about 49k so far. No issues there either.
 
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