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Old 12-19-2011, 08:08 AM   #1
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Default Did anyone use Valvoline maxlife in their auto tranny?

I am planning to change tranny fluid with Valvoline max-life. Did anyone used that in civic auto tranny? Any feedback will be appreciated.
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Old 12-19-2011, 10:25 AM   #2
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I am planning to change tranny fluid with Valvoline max-life. Did anyone used that in civic auto tranny? Any feedback will be appreciated.
just use honda atf-dw1 its made for your vehicle, synthetic and has the correct additive packages.
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:31 PM   #3
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Default Re: Did anyone use Valvoline maxlife in their auto tranny?

Running thinner synthetics runs you the risk of burning out the transmission quicker. You're best off using the factory Honda fluid. If you're looking to save some money on it, H and A Accessories sells it fairly cheap.
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Default Re: Did anyone use Valvoline maxlife in their auto tranny?

auto tranny?


uhmmmm NO!

you should use ATF.

regular oil is ok in mtf
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Old 12-19-2011, 07:40 PM   #5
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Honda ATF only. Don't get fancy with it.
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