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Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4889513
10/06/18 06:55 PM
10/06/18 06:55 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,032
Los Gatos, CA
JeffKeryk Offline
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Posts: 1,032
Los Gatos, CA
2006 Acura TSX, 180K miles, 26K trans service OCI
Out: 3 qts Honda DW-1
In: 3 qts Idmitsu Type H

This is good stuff. Car has steady diet of Honda AT fluids.
This Idemitsu fluid pulls better.


2018 Tesla Model 3, Medium Range Battery
2018 Lexus RX450h
2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport
2006 Acura TSX
2001 Tundra Access Cab, 1998 Accord LX, 1968 Corvette L36 Roadster, 1965 Olds 4-4-2
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4890900
10/08/18 10:45 AM
10/08/18 10:45 AM
Joined: Apr 2017
Posts: 1,321
Ohio
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Posts: 1,321
Ohio
Replaced the rear differential fluid on my '08 G35X with 115k miles. My sister owned this car before me and I have all of the service records up to ~65k miles as they took it to the Infiniti dealer for all work up until then. After that, they took it to an independent shop for most work (some still done at Infiniti) but didn't keep all of the records. My BIL doesn't recall them having the differential fluid changed....

Anyway, when it came out, it looked dark but I later poured a couple hundred mL into a jar and it actually looks like ATF since it's read in color. It's thicker though, for sure, and smells more like heavy oil or grease. I put in Lucas Heavy Duty 80W-90 (GL5) which was amber color (much like motor oil).

Anyway, is that typical for gear oil to look red like ATF ?

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4891354
10/08/18 06:32 PM
10/08/18 06:32 PM
Joined: Jul 2017
Posts: 123
Sauk Valley, IL
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Posts: 123
Sauk Valley, IL
2010 Honda Odyssey in signature
108,436 miles on vehicle
8,893 miles on fluid, in service since 10/06/2017.

Out: Approximately 3.3 qts Valvoline MaxLife ATF
In: Same

I like to do a simple drain and fill annually. Makes me feel warm and fuzzy and it’s cheap ($18.00) and easy (same amount of work as an oil change).


2001 Toyota Camry LE 4cyl.
Quaker State High Mileage 5W-30 and FRAM PH4967

2010 Honda Odyssey LX
Mobil 1 High Mileage 0W-20 and FRAM TG7317

Ford Service Advisor
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4891940
10/09/18 12:49 PM
10/09/18 12:49 PM
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Posts: 11
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Just changed the trans fluid and filter in my 2013 silverado. Just did a dump and fill. Used acdelco dexron 6. Had 104000miles. I bought it with 96000.

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4892053
10/09/18 03:55 PM
10/09/18 03:55 PM
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Posts: 310
Rochester Hills, MI
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Posts: 310
Rochester Hills, MI
Changed out the Spider tranny & diff fluid with Motorcraft XT-M5-QS (the Miata guys rave about this) and M1 in the diff. Noticeable improvement!


2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2018 Fiat 124 Spider
2017 Jeep Renegade
2016 Dodge Challenger


Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4893483
10/10/18 10:07 PM
10/10/18 10:07 PM
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,032
Los Gatos, CA
JeffKeryk Offline
JeffKeryk  Offline

Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,032
Los Gatos, CA
2005 Honda Civic LX 55K miles
Out: less than 3 quarts factory fill.
In: 1 quart DW-1 plus almost 2 quarts MaxLife

Original fluid was a little low and brown; not too bad.
She shifts better; no clunk.

Will do it again soon with Idemitsu Type H Plus.


2018 Tesla Model 3, Medium Range Battery
2018 Lexus RX450h
2013 Lexus GS350 F Sport
2006 Acura TSX
2001 Tundra Access Cab, 1998 Accord LX, 1968 Corvette L36 Roadster, 1965 Olds 4-4-2
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4894641
10/12/18 10:36 AM
10/12/18 10:36 AM
Joined: Jan 2009
Posts: 14,090
Illinois
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Posts: 14,090
Illinois
Since M1 does not have an ATF with the Mercon LV rating I decided to do the next best thing and used Valvoline Max Life LV for my usual 30K ATF change.

Out: MC Mercon LV

In: 3.5 QTS. of Valvo Max Life LV.


2007 Ford Fusion 237,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 64K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4895065
10/12/18 07:14 PM
10/12/18 07:14 PM
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Posts: 14,090
Illinois
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Posts: 14,090
Illinois
Changed out the ATF in my grandsons 2012 Ford Fusion.

Out: Unknown.



In: Valvoline Maxlife LV.


2007 Ford Fusion 237,000 miles
M1 0-20 EP
2017 Ford Fusion 64K
M1 0-20 EP
10,000 mile OCIs on both engines
M1 ATF and Valvoline LV
M1 10-30 in all OPE
MC filters

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4898903
10/17/18 05:16 PM
10/17/18 05:16 PM
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Posts: 6,165
Champlain/Hudson Valley
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Posts: 6,165
Champlain/Hudson Valley
Neighbor's 2010 Honda Accord @ 100,240 mi.
3 qt. OUT
3 qt. IN
Honda Genuine DW-1 both

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4898931
10/17/18 05:46 PM
10/17/18 05:46 PM
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Posts: 2,266
Alabama, United States
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Alabama, United States
Rear diff on 00 Econoline e150, 3.55 LSD
Out: Mobil 1 75/90, 75/140, Napa 80/90(bad axle seal and bearing)
In: Mobil 1 75/140


'89 Chevy 1500
Supertech 20/50
'15 Chevy Cruze
AcDelco syn dexos 5/30
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4902464
10/21/18 08:30 PM
10/21/18 08:30 PM
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 1,139
Missouri
ledslinger Offline OP
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Missouri
1999 Honda Accord, 2.3 4 cyl, 5 speed manual transimission. Out-Honda MTF, in Elf/Total Racing HTX 735 75w-90. 2 quarts. 220K miles on unit.

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4903097
10/22/18 01:58 PM
10/22/18 01:58 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 672
McGregor TX
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Posts: 672
McGregor TX
2012 Toyota Highlander. 3rd ATF change. Almost 100K miles on vehicle.

Out: Toyota WS (~4.75 quarts)
In: Toyota WS (~4.75 quarts)

#boring

Last edited by mrdctaylor; 10/22/18 01:58 PM.

02 Tacoma 3.4L, 222K, Magnatec 10W30
12 Highlander 3.5L, 101K, Napa Syn 0W20
17 Escape 2.0L, 37K, Hav ProDS 5W30
02 Trailblazer 4.2L, 182K, Edge HM 10W40
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4905204
10/24/18 06:10 PM
10/24/18 06:10 PM
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 2,266
Alabama, United States
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Posts: 2,266
Alabama, United States
01 grand Cherokee 2wd
3.55 Dana open diff
Out: unknown
In: Napa 80/90


'89 Chevy 1500
Supertech 20/50
'15 Chevy Cruze
AcDelco syn dexos 5/30
Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4905528
10/25/18 08:32 AM
10/25/18 08:32 AM
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Posts: 1,318
Arizona
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Posts: 1,318
Arizona
2008 4runner Limited V8 @ 72,000 miles

Out: 11 quarts factory fill WS ATF

In: 12 quarts (cooler line exchange) WS ATF

Next change will be Ravenol Synthetic PAO T-WS

Re: post your latest transmission lubricant change. [Re: ledslinger] #4906034
10/25/18 06:52 PM
10/25/18 06:52 PM
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Posts: 410
Michigan
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Posts: 410
Michigan
‘02 Camry w/273K miles. Pan drop and filter change at 30K OCI. Out 5qts. of Maxlife; in a 5qts. of same w/Beck Arnley filter. No crud in either the pan or on magnets. Smooth shifting before and after.

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