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Old 11-23-2003, 01:05 PM
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what ATF do you like?

What tranny fluid is best for higher milage cars. Is there really a difference anyway?
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Old 11-23-2003, 01:40 PM
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I would suggest two options; A quality brand name (like valvoline) dexron ATF product of the type specific to your car. The alternative would be switching to a well regarded synthetic ATF such as Mobil1 or Amsoil.

I am sure you will find folks with opinions either direction, however, the real key is regularly scheduled fluid and filter replacement.
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Old 11-23-2003, 02:24 PM
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Ditto. Lots of opinions. It is most important to change it regularly (every 30K).
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Old 11-23-2003, 11:35 PM
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Mobil 1 synthetic, although I don't know what kind of milage increase you could expect.

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