Can I use Valvoline Maxlife ATF?
Valvoline Maxlife is not certified by any specific manufacturer. It is suitable for a variety of automatic transmission types. It is specially designed for Toyota, Nissan, Honda & a variety of imported vehicles. Most of the latest model vehicle is suited to Valvoline Maxlife ATF.
Is Valvoline Multi-vehicle ATF compatibility?
It is suitable for use in a broad range of ATF applications including most Ford, GM, Toyota & Honda models as well as Dex/Merc, Mercon LV and many more applications.
Is Valvoline Maxlife ATF the same as ATF 4?
The ATF4 is about 20% thicker than Maxlife ATF (base don the picture linked). You do not want a thinner than specified ATF in there. A little bit thicker is usually fine and might only affect shift quality when cold, but going thinner is like skating on thin ice.
What is dexron-III?
ATF Dexron-III is a premium automatic transmission fluid specially formulated to meet the needs of today’s more compact transmissions, running at higher operating temperatures and with electronic control.
Is MaxLife ATF compatible with Valvoline WS?
Valvoline says it is a suitable replacement for Toyota WS, but they also say it’s good as a replacement for the older fluids as well. Toyota/Lexus Type T, T-III, T-IV and WS (except hybrids) applications.
Is Valvoline good for transmission fluid?
Valvoline ATF can be used in new and high mileage automatic transmissions. It maximizes the life of higher mileage transmissions and it is recommended for use by major OEM’s.
Can you mix synthetic with regular transmission fluid?
It depends on the type of transmission fluid. However it is common to mix up the compatible transmission fluid, but if you mix with the wrong transmission fluid your car may fast pass to an early grave. It is acceptable to mix synthetic and mineral-based transmission fluid along with Mobil and Valvoline.
Can you mix ATF 4 and Dexron?
Is it OK to mix synthetic ATF with a conventional and/or synthetic blend ATF? Yes. Synthetic ATF and conventional fluids are 100 percent compatible with each other.
Do they still make dexron III?
All Dexron-III (H) licenses expired permanently at the end of 2011, and GM now supports only Dexron-VI fluids for use in their older automatic transmissions. Aftermarket fluids asserted by their manufacturers to meet Dexron-III(H) and earlier standards continue to be sold under names such as Dex/Merc.
Is Valvoline transmission fluid good for Toyota?
Valvoline MaxLife Dex/Merc is a fully synthetic low viscosity ATF (meant to be a multi-vehicle Dexron-VI type). Members have used it in everything Toyota (automatic) with great results.