TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

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TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

Post by almostfrench » Fri Jul 15, 2016 10:48 am

Hi All,
Does anyone have any recommendations for Auto Trans fluid for the TGD?
Mine's looking a bit brown, so a couple of changes won't go astray.
One hears of horror stories surrounding backwards-compatibility of modern trans fluid.
I was thinking perhaps of Castrol Transmax High Mileage as it claims to be biased towards having seal softeners and detergents.
Any horror stories?

Thanks,
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Re: TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

Post by Defender110 » Fri Jul 15, 2016 1:07 pm

Hi Chris
I too have heard the horror stories of people using later ATF variabts which were supposed to be backward compatible but caused damage. There was a massive kerfuffle about it with Mitsubishi Delicar 4x4 owners when I had one of those so personally I would stick with Dexron II .

Castrol here:
http://www.opieoils.co.uk/pv-965-castro ... 0wod4-AJhw

Or apparently the OE Elf brand here:

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Dexron-Power-S ... B007NZ14RI
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Re: TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

Post by almostfrench » Fri Jul 15, 2016 2:15 pm

Thanks mate!

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Re: TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

Post by Tim Leech » Sun Jul 17, 2016 7:35 pm

As mentioned dextron 2 and nothing else!!
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Re: TGD Automatic Transmission Fluid Recommendations.

Post by mds141 » Sun Jul 17, 2016 8:00 pm

Don't let the parts counter tell you that Dex 3 is an updated version of Dex 2. It's not compatible with the ZF box in the BX and will destroy it. Dex 2 only.
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