Is ATF the same as Dexron 3?

Is ATF the same as Dexron 3?

“ATF +3” is the same as “ATF TYPE III”? ATF+3 /ATF type 111 is a aftermarket fit all for the cry 5156 fluid. And should not be used where dexron 3 /mercon /dexron is required.

Can you mix Dexron 3 and ATF 4?

Use ATF+4 only. Don’t use anything with Dexron/Mercon fluids. These fluids will cause TCC slippage/chatter problems plus wear out your transmission sooner than you would like for. The slipping could also be due to the bands needing adjustment.

Is Dexron 3 the same as Dexron 2?

Dexron-III is considered to be backward compatible with other versions of Dexron, meaning it can be substituted for Dexron-II and other older versions of the fluid. Some replacements for Dexron-III may be available on the market today, but these products are not officially approved by the General Motors Company.

What is the difference between Dexron III and Mercon V?

Dexron III and Mercon a basically the same spec. Mercon V, however, is slightly thicker and has a different friction additive. The owners manual and the trans dipstick tell the proper choice.

What is the best transmission fluid?

The best transmission fluid is the Mobil 1 112980 Synthetic ATF, which promotes excellent lubrication, smooth shifting, cooler operating temperatures and long life. Some of the first automatic transmissions used motor oil as the lubricant but that is not suitable for todays complex transmissions.

What is Full Synthetic ATF?

PEAK® Full Synthetic Multi-Vehicle ATF is specifically designed for use in modern automatic transmissions. This uni-viscosity full synthetic fluid is a universal Automatic Transmission Fluid that combines the benefits of a low and high viscosity formula.

What are the types of automatic transmission fluid?

Automatic transmission fluid cools the transmission components and allows for smooth transfer of power to the transmission for proper function. Different car makes and models require various types of automatic transmission fluid. Two common types are Dexron and Mercon.