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Can you use any kind of transmission fluid?
Some transmission fluids are very incompatible with different transmission types as they use different additives in the fluids. While it’s not uncommon for someone to mix up which fluids should go in their car, putting the wrong transmission fluid in your car could be your vehicles fast pass to an early grave.
What kind of transmission fluid does a Jeep Cherokee use?
Recommended fluid for the AW4 transmission is Jeep or Mopar Mercon automatic transmission fluid. Mopar Dexron II may also be used if Mercon is not available.
What fluid does Aisin transmission take?
Aisin Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type T-IV, 1 qt (US)
Which car manufacturers use Aisin transmission?
Aisin AW supplies automatic transmissions to 55 automotive manufacturers around the world, virtually every major OEM. These include General Motors, Ford, Jeep, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Saab, VW, Volvo, Hyundai, MINI among others.
What was the first type of transmission fluid?
Type A transmission fluid was a type F transmission fluid equivalent, which was used by ford motors and Toyota. This fluid was less smooth than the type A. It was used until mid-60 until it was replaced with Dexron, Mercon. Dexron (B) is the first generation of automatic transmission fluids.
What kind of transmission fluid does Ford use?
Type A transmission fluid was a type F transmission fluid equivalent, which was used by ford motors and Toyota. This fluid was less smooth than type A. It was used until mid-60 until it was replaced with Dexron, Mercon.
What kind of oil do I need for a transmission?
When buying transmission oil, you should first identify the type of gearbox equipped in your vehicle. Every gearbox requires a specific oil type with specific viscosity, friction coefficients, and additives. Here, we shall learn more about Type A Automatic Transmission Fluid, have a glimpse of other types, and how to choose proper oil.
What’s the difference between transmission oil and transmission fluid?
Transmission oil or (Automatic transmission Fluid) consists of base oil and more than twenty different additives that make it work perfectly. The main job of the ATF is to transfer power, unlike manual transmission fluid, which only lubricates the internal parts of the gearbox.