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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-19-2013, 08:26 AM Thread Starter
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Synthetic Trans Fluid?

I use Mobil 1 oil. Do you think it's worth using synthetic transmission fluid when it comes time to change it?

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post #2 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-19-2013, 08:49 AM
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Only problem with that is you will need to flush the transmission and empty the torque converter because you can't really mix the 2 it tends to foam. Unless U have a manual of course.

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It will be costly to run synthetic transmission fluid, you need to have it flushed out, and I would change the filter and gasket to. The gains will be minimal, but the longevity of the transmission will benefit the car.
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^^^^ Especially with an automatic.......
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i hear alot of negative things about mobile one gear oil.....so i would stay away....just refresh the oil every 50k youll be golden
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I have royal purple in my manual trans.
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post #7 of 8 (permalink) Old 05-31-2013, 12:50 PM
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Use Dexron V, its OEM for GM products. Putting in aftermarket trans fluid on a stock automatic trans will cause whipping and possibly 2/4 and low/reverse clutch damage.

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