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valvoline maxlife back at walmart #4493910
08/20/17 06:52 PM
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quebec
toys Offline OP
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up here in quebec canada they now have the latest maxlife atf with the new specs.they had cleared out the
old maxlife atf and went with castrol but they now have the new spec stuff.

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4493915
08/20/17 06:55 PM
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It's Full Syn now, the old stuff used to be a blend that we got here in Canada for some odd reason.

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4493919
08/20/17 07:00 PM
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Hrm. Will have to check to see if we have it here.


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Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4493944
08/20/17 07:25 PM
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Nice! They have/had it on shelves in Quebec? I had to order it from walmart.ca here in Ontario. As Farmer said, the stuff I got was not advertised as a full synthetic but mentioned synthetic base stocks or something vague like that. I was a little disappointed that I was going to have to switch to castrol multi vehicle but now I can sleep well at night dreaming about that FS maxlife atf. thumbsup


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Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4493954
08/20/17 07:37 PM
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quebec
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only saw the old stuff maybe a year ago then it went away and was replaced with castrol.went to the walmart in saint jerome
quebec (near mirabel) and was surprised to see it so i bought a jug.it even has the latest kia/hyundai spec unlike the old
stuff.

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4493963
08/20/17 07:45 PM
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No MerconV spec. That would have been nice.


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Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: Farmer] #4494178
08/21/17 06:32 AM
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Originally Posted By: Farmer
It's Full Syn now, the old stuff used to be a blend that we got here in Canada for some odd reason.


Hmmm! Here in the States, (as far as I know), the MaxLife "OIL"(Red jug) is & has been a syn blend however, the MaxLife "ATF"(Red jug) has always been a full synthetic ATF.

Last edited by Char Baby; 08/21/17 06:35 AM.

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Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4494270
08/21/17 08:39 AM
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The Old North State
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ML been available through Walmart.com ~3 business day delivery ~$17.90/gal in store pick up since not long after it was removed from shelves. I did notice today one area WM had it in stock, but that's currently out of the norm.

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: 69GTX] #4494318
08/21/17 10:00 AM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: 69GTX
No MerconV spec. That would have been nice.

Not on bottle, but is still "suitible for use in" Mercon V applications per the spec sheet.


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Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: blupupher] #4494323
08/21/17 10:03 AM
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Ontario Canada
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Nice to see it's back.

Has anyone used this in a Mercon V application? More specifically a 4R70?

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: Sayjac] #4494334
08/21/17 10:16 AM
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Originally Posted By: Sayjac
ML been available through Walmart.com ~3 business day delivery ~$17.90/gal in store pick up since not long after it was removed from shelves. I did notice today one area WM had it in stock, but that's currently out of the norm.


The local " Marts " were out of stock . When it became avalable on their website , I ordered 2 jugs , shipped to the local store .

This was several months ago .

Bought it to do a spill & fill for our 1991 Caprice 5.0 l .


Wyr
God bless
Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: Canadastang] #4494369
08/21/17 11:10 AM
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Originally Posted By: Canadastang
Nice to see it's back.

Has anyone used this in a Mercon V application? More specifically a 4R70?

It is in my '02 F150 right now (for about 20,000 miles).

I have done 3 drain and fills on it (I installed a drain plug on the transmission pan) using Maxlife ATF.
First time (when I installed the drain plug and changed the filter) I used Supertech Merc V.
I had 167,000 miles on the transmission (never serviced) and was having a little "thud" sometimes between 3 and OD.
After the pan drop and filter change with ~5 qts of ST Merc V, it was almost completely gone.
About 500 miles later, I did a drain and fill using the Maxlife (4 qts) and the thud was completely gone.
I have done 2 more drains (1000 miles later, then 10,000 miles) and no issues with the transmission at all.
I am actually about due for another drain and fill (I am doing it every 10,000 miles now) and have some Maxlife ATF in the garage for that.


1994 Honda VT1100: Peak 15w-40/PSL/2500 mile OCI
2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard Syn/1yr OCI
2012 Scion xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k OCI

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4494441
08/21/17 12:59 PM
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No Honda DW-1 recommendation/approval, only Z1???

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: Lasthope05] #4494458
08/21/17 01:30 PM
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Katy, Republic of Texas
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Originally Posted By: Lasthope05
No Honda DW-1 recommendation/approval, only Z1???


Honda/Acura ATF-Z1, DW1 (except in CVT's)


1994 Honda VT1100: Peak 15w-40/PSL/2500 mile OCI
2002 Ford F150: GTX HM 5w-20/EcoGard Syn/1yr OCI
2012 Scion xB: QSUD 0w-20/CQ Blue/5k OCI

Re: valvoline maxlife back at walmart [Re: toys] #4494495
08/21/17 02:23 PM
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DW-1 is not listed on the new label he posted. Where are you getting this from?

EDIT:
http://content.valvoline.com/pdf/maxlife_atf.pdf

So it is spec'ed for DW-1 but they didnt put it on the new labels.

Last edited by Lasthope05; 08/21/17 02:34 PM.
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