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ATF in engine oops

I would run the engine again for a few minutes and then drain that engine oil as it will have any ATF that was still in the galleries. Then fit a new filter and refill with fresh oil. After that you ...
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Can i use ATF for power steering?

Yes, a lot of power steering pumps call for automatic transmission fluid (ATF) instead of traditional power steering fluid. The difference between the two fluids will vary between brands, but has to ...
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Will increasing line pressure increase torque capacity?

Theoretically yes, practically it's not that easy. Line pressure is just one of the components that contribute to the torque capacity of the transmission. First, it's not the speed of the ...
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Can i use Honda CVT fluid in a Honda ATF transmission?

No, you should not under any circumstances be adding the incorrect fluid to a transmission. If the transmission in question calls for ATF use ATF. Likewise, if it calls for CVT fluid use CVT fluid. ...
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Automatic Transmission - Reverse Flush, what is this procedure and why is it dangerous?

A reverse flush is where the maintenance guy will disconnect a fluid line for the transmission, usually at the radiator (or cooler), then attach a flush machine to fill the gap between the connections....
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Checking Transmission Fluid Condition

The colour is too dark, this fluid should be changed. As mentioned in the comments, automatic transmission fluid lives in 2 places: in the drain pan and in the torque converter. Some cars have a ...
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Is it a problem to use synthetic ATF as power steering fluid on the Land Rover LR3?

From what I'm reading on various Land Rover forums, the dealer-recommended fluid, Texaco Cold Climate Fluid #14315, is a mineral-oil based fluid. Since this fluid is/was difficult to obtain, many of ...
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checking the transmission fluid

Are you pouring the ATF down the dipstick tube? The dipstick tube has a bend in it. When you pour fluid down the tube, the fluid follows gravity and tends to run down one side of the tube and bend....
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What kind of transmission fluid do I put in my 2012 Ford Escape?

According to page 325 of the Owner's Manual, it uses Mercon LV ATF or equivalent. I know this to be true because I have an Escape also.
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ATF Warmup (On a cold day)

That is not a good idea, nor will it actually help. When you first start a car in cold weather the engine starts to spin the transmission through the torque converter, which pumps the fluid around the ...
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ATF Warmup (On a cold day)

Do not do it! I have no idea if you are talking about a dump truck or a Yaris. Nonetheless, don't do it. Not only is it dangerous (if your foot slips off the brake), in more modern cars it could ...
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Use Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid

Answer from the Star Tribune, of all places: http://www.startribune.com/brand-clearing-up-confusion-over-transmission-fluid/283401841/ The T-IV automatic transmission fluid meets industry ...
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Please help me to choose a proper Automatic Transmission Fluid

This manual specifies "T-IV ATF" and is noted in the table on the right, source
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6-speed automatic transmission w/ OD lock-up torque converter Fluid requirements?

The CVT transmission available as an option on the Hyundai Accent is (supposedly) sealed for life. The 6-speed automatic transmission is not sealed for life, and is inspected on a 'service 3' schedule ...
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Correct ATF for 1968 Mercedes 280s

They used Dexron ATF those years, any Dexron ATF will work in your transmission.
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Correct ATF for 1968 Mercedes 280s

From this link it seems you have a few options with the suggested being Mobil ATF D/M. Hope this helps!
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Please help me to choose a proper Automatic Transmission Fluid

One of of the tricky things with this question is that googling "Aisin ATF Plus" does not return any hits for me. I suspect that it is a packaging for a local market or a counterfeit product. ...
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