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Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: IveBeenRued] #3560786
12/09/14 07:22 PM
12/09/14 07:22 PM
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Duvall WA - Pacific NW USA
Pablo Offline OP
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Originally Posted By: IveBeenRued
Just become a preferred member under Pablo (ZO# 515729). It will cost you $10 for 6 months and then you can buy the CVT fluid at wholesale prices. Just go to amsoil.com and click on the "Buy Wholesale" button on the top. Then click the green "Click here to Become a preferred customer" button. Add the 6 month trial for $10 to your cart and you will immediatly be able to price the CVT fluid at the wholesale prices. Here are the Canada shipping rates. When you check out you will be asked who referred you and just put ZO# 515729.


Thanks for that. Note the # is 515729

Best would be as a PC just pick up here if not too far:

Toronto, ON
6625 Tomken Rd. Units 12-14
Mississauga, ON L5T 2C2


DIRECT JOBBER - PABLO - for all your Amsoil needs
http://oilslubesandfilters.shopamsoil.com/


Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #4695437
03/15/18 09:13 AM
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China
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China
ATF oil ,engine oil are very good business here .

Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: IndyIan] #4703849
03/23/18 01:22 AM
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Originally Posted By: IndyIan
I wonder how different the CVT fluid is compared to tractor fluild? Seems to have all the same basic requirements, with friction modifiers to prevent wet brake and clutch chatter.


Necro post but see:

Nissan CVT Fluid 1

and

Nissan CVT Fluid 2

These CVT fluids are very, very different from Step-Shift transmission fluids and tractor fluids.

Each application has a completely different set of requirements and additive chemstries.

None of these fluids are interchangeable across applications.

E.g, do not put a Step-Shift ATF fluid in a CVT or a tractor fluid in ANY AT transmission, or a CVT fluid in a Step-Shift transmission.

BTW, the Amsoil CVT fluid has been upgraded to cover Nissan's NS-3 CVT spec.





Last edited by MolaKule; 03/23/18 01:30 AM.

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Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #4854651
08/29/18 04:36 PM
08/29/18 04:36 PM
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ON, Canada eh?
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ON, Canada eh?
Amsoil has a great application guide with accurate specs on which product to use in which model of cars. I would highly advise using that. I have been using Amsoil oil and Transmission fluid for almost 2 decades and have tons of miles on original engines and transmissions without issues that are always spotlessly clean. They know their stuff that is for sure.

I would also highly recommend their CVT fluid over the Nissan fluid. When the CVT failures were happening in the first generation Nissan transmissions Amsoil studied the problem and developed a fluid based on their transmissions and it outperforms Nissan fluid hands down. They have pictures on their site showing the differences.


'18 Caravan - 40k KM - AMSOIL SS 0w20, Fram Ultra, TC-W3 500:1
'06 Santa Fe - 535k KM (Retired)

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Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #4856400
08/31/18 01:16 PM
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everything OE is manufactured to a price point for the profit desired!! aftermarket is similar + seeing Amsoils prices it should be better a LOT better!!! since they answer NO questions about the makeup of their lubes i QUIT using them, your $$$ + choice.

Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #4858587
09/03/18 09:08 AM
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For the Nissan NS-3 crowd:
I did 2 spill-and-fills on an abused 80K mile 2015 Altima. Used Valvoline CVT fluid.
Really smoothed out that tranny.
Fluid was less that $10 per quart.


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Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: dparm] #4883008
09/29/18 12:34 PM
09/29/18 12:34 PM
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Originally Posted by dparm
Awesome. How about some dual-clutch fluid too? :-)


Amsoil now has DCT fluid smile

Last edited by xxch4osxx; 09/29/18 12:34 PM.

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Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: JeffKeryk] #4945879
12/07/18 12:39 PM
12/07/18 12:39 PM
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Originally Posted by JeffKeryk
For the Nissan NS-3 crowd:
I did 2 spill-and-fills on an abused 80K mile 2015 Altima. Used Valvoline CVT fluid.
Really smoothed out that tranny.
Fluid was less that $10 per quart.


I want to second this also.

A few months back, I went to Advance Auto Parts and was lucky to find Castrol CVT for $5 a bottle. I bought 5 and did a transmission fluid change on my 2008 Nissan Maxima. Car drives great. Transmission shifts like butter. Car has 243,500 miles on odometer as I am typing this. Plus, I am the original owner. I bought it brand new in 2008 and have changed the transmission fluid probably like 4 times now. This was the first time I have used something else other than Nissan CVT fluid.

I am sure Valvoline CVT fluid too would offer the same kind of protection.

I wish the day I had bought the fluid, I could have bought enough to change my fluid again like 6 months down the road just because I got it super cheap.


2012 Infiniti QX56. 133,000 miles. Using a larger filter (K&N Hp-4001) with 0W20.
2008 Nissan Maxima. 245,000 miles. Using 5w30 with stock filter.
Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #4965790
12/30/18 11:47 PM
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McLean, Va.
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When a trans or cvt fails normally the fluid is all the same black HA!

Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: Pablo] #5129985
06/10/19 07:48 AM
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I used castrol cvt in my wife’s Murano after the 10/120k warranty expired and it was fine for around 100k and I never had the dealer service it. My altima had dealer service at recommended intervals and it failed at 90k. Nissan never batted an eye and replaced it the next day. My wife’s 2018 rogue has a cvt but feels nothing like the first ones, it actually shifts like a normal tranny.

Re: Amsoil CVT Fluid [Re: vssjim] #5129988
06/10/19 07:51 AM
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Ohio
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Originally Posted by vssjim
When a trans or cvt fails normally the fluid is all the same black HA!



Not when mine failed. Clear as day and no burnt smell. My cvt didn’t actually fail, it just started whining during a hot trip home from stlouis

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