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Did anyone use Valvoline maxlife in their auto tranny?

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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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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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