They are not all the same. Nissan Matic K—factory specified for certain Nissan models. I think it's a bit unrealistic to say that the transmission fluid will last 500k miles but is definitely made to last quite a while which might be why Toyota decided to omit the specific details on when to replace it. For all other products, please contact. Joined: Nov 1, 2012 Member: 90305 Messages: Gender: Male First Name: Canadain bumper technician Vehicle: 2010. How often should I check my power steering fluid? Even product data sheets can provide questionable information. It was introduced with the 2006 models.
Oxidation generally occurs more quickly at higher temperatures fig. Never use power steering fluid in transmissions or as engine oil. Shifts better, the gear selector works smoother, no complaints. Ford Type H—developed for the C5 Ford automatic transmission introduced in 1981, it has been superseded by Mercon. I know there is a point you want the fluid temp at as a minimum. Failure to have scheduled maintenance performed, at your expense, by the Great American Maintenance Company, Inc. The Pontiac Vibe is actually equipped with a Toyota transmission, and the Saturn Vue has several models with Honda transmissions.
Refer to bulletin 02-07-30-052E and also document 1601517 for the complete story on using the Automatic Transmission Oil Cooler Flush And Flow Test Essential Tool J 45096 TransFlow. General Warranty Policy - applies to all products not covered by one of the below warranties. I don't know if the tranny has ever been flushed before and I really don't what to have it rebuilt since I just got it 4 months ago. This means that each manufacturer must tailor their transmission fluid requirements to meet the needs of their own transmissions. I am still working on this post with credible sources so dont call me out until I am finished Why would a guy with 30 years experience. Some power steering units are designed to use transmission fluid, while others are designed to use power steering fluid.
The best thing that can happen when using an additive is that it will do nothing. Also used in Pontiac Vibe which has a Toyota powertrain. Can any of you tell us what transmission fluid is considered to be a lifetime fluid? I hope to try to get this Prius to get past 300k miles just for fun and hopefully while keeping the costs low. Chrysler and most imported car. If the consumer asks for the statement in writing, he will not receive it. So I installed another trans cooler inline with the factory one which dropped the temp down about 20f to 30f which is good.
It can be used year-round, even in sub-zero temperatures and will not clog or foam. And oxidation has an effect on how long a fluid can be used before replacement is necessary. Joined: Aug 10, 2009 Member: 20984 Messages: Gender: Male First Name: Rob Vehicle: 05 D-cab trd sport long bed Front Bilstien 5100's Set 1. As determined by comparison testing fig. I just bought the truck this year and when I towed the first time I noticed the temp getting over 200f range even with the small factory trans cooler that it has. Many consumers have chosen to take advantage of this level of performance in newer transmissions. Still waiting for an msds from Ravenol to compare against the North American blends.
If the power steering fluid is low, check the owner's manual for proper fluid specifications before bringing fluid up to the specified level. Using the wrong fluid can cause performance deficiencies such as excessive foaming or improper lubrication. It slips into first when pulling out here and there its not every time or every day. Pay close attention to the viscosity and flaspoint. Hello, I currently own a Prius 2010 with over 230,000 miles and still going strong on it and the transmission fluid has not been changed since. A superior semi-synthetic power steering fluid that helps maintain efficiency and improve performance, preventing leakage and squealing under severe conditions.
Some coolers like the one I have are supposed to go into bypass when the fluid temp is below a certain point. Moreover, because Dexron and Mercon were very similar, these fluids themselves came to be regarded as interchangeable. Now that winter is coming Im a little concerned about the fluid running to cool. Nevertheless, the consumer may feel uneasy about using replacement filters that are not original equipment. Just curious if alternatives do exist since just want to make an informed purchase without having to pay more than necessary if possible. Under the Magnuson - Moss Warranty Act, 15U.
I will bump the post with new information as soon as I get permission. A specification, not a branded product. Chrysler 7176—now obsolete Chrysler fluid for front wheel drive vehicles. Check the level of the power steering fluid at least once a year. However, I was wondering if it is okay to use alternatives that are pretty much compatible with the Prius engine and if so, what kind of third party transmission fluids could I use? More mods in the works I just got a 2007 impala ss I put 5000 mile on it since I got it and It has 70,000 total miles on it.
Additives are not needed and are not recommended. But I'm still kind of on the fence about it don't really have the cash for a new trans if something happens to it cause some fluid I put in it. Ive just heard how crappy dex6 is and didn't want it in my trans. Terms and length vary by product. And there is a table showing the minimum flow rate at various temperatures and for both steel and aluminum coolers.
The power steering fluid multiplies the torque you apply to the steering wheel and transfers it to the steering gear, which then turns the wheels. At worst, an additive can ruin the transmission. Equivalent to Mercedes-Benz Sheet 232. Type H is not compatible with Type F and should not be used in a transmission requiring Type F. Warranties All products sold on AdvanceAutoParts. This, of course, tends to cast doubt on the quality of the replacement filter.