Forums Migration

Please read this thread

Recent Topics
DIY Injector cleaning - What cleaner?
by Spetz - 07/13/20 12:50 AM
Rock Auto promo code
by daves66nova - 07/12/20 11:09 PM
05 Dodge 4.7 L head gasket blown again
by vwmaniaman - 07/12/20 09:44 PM
How come every vehicle’s MPG computer is off?
by OppositeLocK - 07/12/20 09:37 PM
Glock Gen 5 .40 Caliber
by BlueOvalFitter - 07/12/20 08:34 PM
Help me determine if my CVT fluid has been changed
by Dallasmale1970 - 07/12/20 08:01 PM
Hyundais, Hyundais, Hyundais!
by csandste - 07/12/20 07:57 PM
Traveller's (WPP) $10.99 - 5 QT
by Gene K - 07/12/20 07:26 PM
PEAK 10X or Peak Global Lifetime
by pbm - 07/12/20 07:25 PM
Nio stock. How high will it go?
by motor_oil_madman - 07/12/20 05:34 PM
AAP Rotella Gas Truck Clearance
by Sam_Julier - 07/12/20 05:32 PM
Any 47RH Transmission Experts? CTD Ram
by JHZR2 - 07/12/20 04:58 PM
WM Magna1 10w30 gallon $5
by 2strokeNorthstar - 07/12/20 04:55 PM
I found a WWII movie for yinz to watch.
by JimPghPA - 07/12/20 04:45 PM
Jackpoint Jackstand Review
by RamFan - 07/12/20 03:03 PM
Lesabre Brake fluid capacity
by Ihatetochangeoil - 07/12/20 02:56 PM
Baking Cookies in the Car - 2.0
by Nick1994 - 07/12/20 02:17 PM
Dealer ruined my transmission!!!!
by John344 - 07/12/20 02:04 PM
Newest Members
Mark_C, fxxkat, Ajreitano, Slick122, Ford4life76
71917 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
25 registered members (Bjornviken, 2015Corolla, alex_at, Black_Thunder, blufeb95, Bailes1992, 1 invisible), 815 guests, and 27 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums67
Topics307,781
Posts5,317,723
Members71,917
Most Online4,538
Jan 20th, 2020
Donate to BITOG
Print Thread
Hop To
VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant #5349765 02/14/20 10:33 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
L
LotI Offline OP
OP Offline
L
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
ACDelco p/n 19351882 aka 10-4105 synthetic PTU lubricant used for my Buick Regal AWD. The PTU unit is made by AAM. Also used in the 2017+ Equinox etc from my research. I posted a DIY on changing the fluid on the Buick forum.

The bottle states it is a 75w-90 EP lubricant and has a list price of over $90/qt. I picked one up from my dealer for $55. The capacity is listed at 0.69qts. My goal of the VOA was to see if I could substitute a less-expensive commonly available gear lube. Thoughts?

[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]



03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
19 Buick Regal TourX
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5349810 02/14/20 11:22 AM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
MolaKule Offline
Global Moderator
Offline
Global Moderator
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
So basically it is a 75W90 GL-4 gear lube similar to:

Amsoil MTG
Redline MT-90
Castrol Syntrans Multivehicle 75W-90
Castrol Syntrans Transaxle 75w-90
Ford MOTORCRAFT® Full Synthetic Manual Transmission Fluid XT-M5-QS
ACDelco 10-4059 GL-4 75W-90 Manual Transmission Fluid
RAVENOL TSG SAE 75W-90
LiquiMoly 75W-90 GL4


"So many shows out there dumb-down the country. It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think." (David Krumholtz 'Charlie Epps' of NUMB3RS)
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: MolaKule] #5350205 02/14/20 07:37 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
L
LotI Offline OP
OP Offline
L
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
I was hoping to hear from you Mola! Thank you! Would you have any worries running a gear lube in this PTU? I know Ravenol has a new transfer case lube just for modern AWD systems in VAG, BMW, and JLR vehicles.

A reply from Amsoil says they do not have a lubricant for the specification.


03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
19 Buick Regal TourX
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5350871 02/15/20 03:35 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
MolaKule Offline
Global Moderator
Offline
Global Moderator
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
Originally Posted by LotI
I was hoping to hear from you Mola! Thank you! Would you have any worries running a gear lube in this PTU? I know Ravenol has a new transfer case lube just for modern AWD systems in VAG, BMW, and JLR vehicles.

A reply from Amsoil says they do not have a lubricant for the specification.



Does the bottle of the Lube from the dealer show any GL-X ratings?


"So many shows out there dumb-down the country. It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think." (David Krumholtz 'Charlie Epps' of NUMB3RS)
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5350980 02/15/20 06:22 PM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
L
LotI Offline OP
OP Offline
L
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
ACDelco chemicals website shows GL-5, SAE J306, ASTM STP-512A.
[Linked Image]


03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
19 Buick Regal TourX
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5350988 02/15/20 06:30 PM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 13,331
4WD Offline
Offline
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 13,331
AC Delco

This is an enhanced, specially formulated, full synthetic 75W90 hypoid gear lubricant. It helps provide improved performance and is custom formulated for use on American Axle products.
This product is specially designed for the GM, MH4, 6T70 automatic transmission. It also meets all of the performance requirements per MIL-PRF-2015E and GL-5.

Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5351212 02/15/20 10:55 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
MolaKule Offline
Global Moderator
Offline
Global Moderator
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
Originally Posted by LotI
I was hoping to hear from you Mola! Thank you! Would you have any worries running a gear lube in this PTU? I know Ravenol has a new transfer case lube just for modern AWD systems in VAG, BMW, and JLR vehicles.

A reply from Amsoil says they do not have a lubricant for the specification.




Well from the additional data shown, disregard my prior list of MTL's. It appears any good synthetic of SAE 75W90 Grade with a GL-5 rating should work. This one comes to mind:

https://www.amsoil.com/lit/databulletins/g2043.pdf


"So many shows out there dumb-down the country. It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think." (David Krumholtz 'Charlie Epps' of NUMB3RS)
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: MolaKule] #5351513 02/16/20 09:40 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
L
LotI Offline OP
OP Offline
L
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
Thanks Mola. This fluid also meets GM spec 9985182 which is an old mineral based 80w-90 without a limited slip additive. The Amsoil was in my research along with Redline or others without LS additive. The add pack in Amsoil seems much more stout compared to the OE fluid, but I don't think that's a negative.

I can't believe they want over $90 a quart for such a basic synthetic oil. I don't know who the formulator is by the bottle as it doesn't have the usual Mobil container look.


03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
19 Buick Regal TourX
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: LotI] #5353080 02/17/20 08:30 PM
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
MolaKule Offline
Global Moderator
Offline
Global Moderator
Joined: Jun 2002
Posts: 21,259
Originally Posted by LotI
Thanks Mola. This fluid also meets GM spec 9985182 which is an old mineral based 80w-90 without a limited slip additive. The Amsoil was in my research along with Redline or others without LS additive. The add pack in Amsoil seems much more stout compared to the OE fluid, but I don't think that's a negative.

I can't believe they want over $90 a quart for such a basic synthetic oil. I don't know who the formulator is by the bottle as it doesn't have the usual Mobil container look.


I would surmise that the actual cost of base oil and additive package per quart amounts to about $4.00.

Last edited by MolaKule; 02/17/20 08:33 PM.

"So many shows out there dumb-down the country. It's so admirable to be part of a show that wants people to think." (David Krumholtz 'Charlie Epps' of NUMB3RS)
Re: VOA-ACDelco 19351882 PTU lubricant [Re: MolaKule] #5354323 02/19/20 10:40 AM
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
L
LotI Offline OP
OP Offline
L
Joined: Jan 2013
Posts: 2,084
I just refilled with the OEM fluid so I'm not due for a while. Maybe they will come to their senses and drop the price to a reasonable level since there are already thousands if not millions of these PTU's on the road!

I found a few candidates that do not have the limited slip additive but are GL-5.

Amsoil Severe Gear 75w-90
Redline 75w-90NS
Ravenol VSG
Mobil Delvac 1


03 Honda Interceptor
11 Kawasaki KLR 650
12 Ford E450
19 Buick Regal TourX
Previous Thread
Index
Next Thread

BOB IS THE OIL GUY® Powered by UBB.threads™