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Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 10:37pm On Jun 18
nickxtra:
I use Oando Dextron III instead.

... Pls is true i must change the ATF fluid of my car every six months?
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Ideally it shouldn't be so. But the quality of most oil sold in Nigeria is the issue.
A good ATF should go some years.

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Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 10:40pm On Jun 18
feelme3:


Thanks bro. Car has high mileage. Can I use the Castrol Dex lll?

Yes you can.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by hapheeyxz: 10:12am On Jun 22
ebuks4ever:


Yes you can.
2001/2002 Benz e320 please..
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by Juni4jay(m): 6:52am On Jun 23
Honda CRV 2004 model
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ghadaffi2000(m): 6:57am On Jun 23
ebuks4ever:
If your transmission has a dipstick, only check fluid level when engine has warmed up as you can see in the image.

Excess transmission fluid will cause foaming in any transmission. Foam does not flow like oil, reducing cooling and lubrication. This will lead to erratic gear shifting and may lead to Transmission damage.

Make sure to use the right Transmission Fluid for your Tranny.

https://www.mrparts.ng/collections/transmission-fluid

How can I know what is enough when filling transmission fluid? Better still, how many liters will fill a Nissan quest 2005 sport? Do you have Nissan matic k in stock?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 12:12pm On Jun 28
ghadaffi2000:


How can I know what is enough when filling transmission fluid? Better still, how many liters will fill a Nissan quest 2005 sport? Do you have Nissan matic k in stock?

The 5gear transmission for your vehicle needs 7.1Litres for a complete fill. However when draining and filling, some oil in the torque-converter will not drain out. So the safe way to go is to refill with exactly the quantity that drains out (as long as you dont have leakages).

Some older quests come with 4-gear transmission and this needs Matic D fluid while
The Quests with 5-gear transmission needs Matic-K fluid.

We have Matic-K in stock. It costs N6000 per litre
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by montero4(m): 1:18pm On Jun 28
Toyota Camry, 1996 Orobo Model (2.2L Engine) What's the ideal Engine and Gear oil
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 4:13pm On Jun 28
montero4:
Toyota Camry, 1996 Orobo Model (2.2L Engine) What's the ideal Engine and Gear oil

Bros, your engine is now a chairman and I wont recommend the ideal oil. I'll recommend the Castrol GTX with Antisludge 20w50 N7000 for 5Litres keg.
You can use a Dexron III for your gear.

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Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by Juni4jay(m): 8:48pm On Jun 28
It seems u hv no idea on d oil I shud use for my CRV.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by rash47(m): 2:27am On Jun 29
For Toyota camry 2001 aka pencil. Whats d ideal recomnended ATF? And my mech suggest I chande oil every six month,but I have a friend with same car that havnt change his ATF for about three yrs now...how about that?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 10:17am On Jun 29
Juni4jay:
It seems u hv no idea on d oil I shud use for my CRV.

Sorry, missed your message.
Honda ATF-Z1 is recommended for your vehicle. However, this has been replaced with Honda DW-1 which is backward compatible.

So, use the Honda DW-1 Atf.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 10:21am On Jun 29
rash47:
For Toyota camry 2001 aka pencil. Whats d ideal recomnended ATF? And my mech suggest I chande oil every six month,but I have a friend with same car that havnt change his ATF for about three yrs now...how about that?

The recommended Toyota Oil is Type T-IV. If you can afford the Original Toyota ATF, then it will last you 3years (30,000miles).
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by gambus007(m): 6:50pm On Jul 19
Peugeot 307 with EW10 manual gear? thank u in advance
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 8:41pm On Jul 22
gambus007:
Peugeot 307 with EW10 manual gear? thank u in advance

What's the year of car?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 8:45pm On Jul 22
Are you using a Ford vehicle with Automatic Transmission? If yes, then note this

From 2011, Ford transitioned from Mercon V ATF to Mercon LV ATF.

Never mix the two as this can damage your tranny.

The Mercon LV is a lower viscosity fluid meant for the later transmissions from 2011.

You can reach us on 0810 068 6696 or 08057266064 for Genuine Motorcraft Mercon V and Mercon LV.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by gambus007(m): 8:52pm On Jul 22
ebuks4ever:


What's the year of car?
2002 model phase 1
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by fidtopade: 9:51pm On Jul 22
When is it necessary to Change transmission oil?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by gambus007(m): 6:19am On Jul 23
Peugeot 307 with EW10 manual gear? year:2002 phase one
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by dioman: 7:58am On Jul 23
Recommended gear oil for Honda City 2007 please. Thankyou
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 6:03pm On Jul 24
fidtopade:
When is it necessary to Change transmission oil?

Well, if you got the car brand new, simply adhere to the Service Manual which will tell you when to change.

If you got the car from someone, then you can inspect the oil. Should have a redish/pinkish colour but this again varies depending on transmission. The oil should never be black as an engine oil. If it is, then its time to flush and change.

Also, if you feel a slight shudder when gear changes, then it might be a right time to change.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 6:09pm On Jul 24
gambus007:
Peugeot 307 with EW10 manual gear? year:2002 phase one

Your manual gear needs 2Litres of API GL-5, SAE 75W90 semi-synthetic transmission fluid
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by gambus007(m): 6:11pm On Jul 24
ebuks4ever:


Well, if you got the car brand new, simply adhere to the Service Manual which will tell you when to change.

If you got the car from someone, then you can inspect the oil. Should have a redish/pinkish colour but this again varies depending on transmission. The oil should never be black as an engine oil. If it is, then its time to flush and change.

Also, if you feel a slight shudder when gear changes, then it might be a right time to change.



Thankz
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by gambus007(m): 6:14pm On Jul 24
ebuks4ever:


Your manual gear needs 2Litres of API GL-5, SAE 75W90 semi-synthetic transmission fluid
Thank u. Can you recommend good brand available in Nigeria?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 6:28pm On Jul 24
dioman:
Recommended gear oil for Honda City 2007 please. Thankyou

Get the Honda DW-1 ATF
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by Jomodupri(m): 5:57am On Jul 26
Hello Ebuka,

Can you please get me full synthetic SAE 90 or SAE 80w - 90 hypoid gear oil transfer assembly?

Thank you.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 8:51pm On Jul 27
Jomodupri:
Hello Ebuka,

Can you please get me full synthetic SAE 90 or SAE 80w - 90 hypoid gear oil transfer assembly?

Thank you.

How many litres?
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 12:22pm On Jul 28
Jomodupri:
Hello Ebuka,

Can you please get me full synthetic SAE 90 or SAE 80w - 90 hypoid gear oil transfer assembly?

Thank you.

This will work beautifully for you. 75W90 Hypoid gear oil. Price N9,000

Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 12:24pm On Jul 28
gambus007:

Thank u. Can you recommend good brand available in Nigeria?

Most oil in Nigeria are for Automatic Transmissions. The 75w90 don't come cheap so are not easily available.

See image and cost above for the Oil we have. Note that this is Fully Synthetic and will last a very long time.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 12:41pm On Jul 28
Jomodupri:
Hello Ebuka,

Can you please get me full synthetic SAE 90 or SAE 80w - 90 hypoid gear oil transfer assembly?

Thank you.

We also have the following products available. 85w-140

Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by Mist100: 9:22pm On Sep 03
Hello Ebuka, I wish I had seen this post earlier cos I just changed my gear oil. please is pertamina a good ATF for my Honda accord 05?

picture below.

Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by Nobody: 10:37pm On Sep 03
Kindly assist with the possible Atf for a 2005 c240 Benz 4matic comes with a w203 engine,
Thanks.
Re: Let's Talk About Automatic Transmission Fluid (gear Oil) by ebuks4ever(m): 1:11pm On Sep 04
Mist100:
Hello Ebuka, I wish I had seen this post earlier cos I just changed my gear oil. please is pertamina a good ATF for my Honda accord 05?

picture below.

I have not seen this oil before. However, it has synthetic written on it and then Dexron III. This is contradictory. Dexron III is not a synthetic oil.

Dexron III should work on your car however Honda strongly recommends the DW-1 oil.

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