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Amsoil Synthetic Fuel Efficient Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL)

I saw this on the amsoil site and was thinking of switching. Anyone have experience with this? AMSOIL - Synthetic Fuel Efficient Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL)

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It says on the website that it is compatible with Mercon SP, which is what is stated in my '06 Manual.
I would 100% make sure tho, it would suck azz to F up the tranny...

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I am still kicking myself for not waiting a couple weeks and saving my money for the Amsoil...its the best stuff out there!

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I would really like to use amsoil in the transmission but I do not want to risk it. So I just put in LV
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I would use this if it were me...

AMSOIL - Synthetic Universal Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)

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When you input your year, make, and model on Amsoil's site it says to use this AMSOIL - Synthetic Fuel Efficient Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL)

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if you switch to Amsoil in the trans you need this: AMSOIL - Synthetic Fuel Efficient Automatic Transmission Fluid.
its Low Viscosity which is the same as the Ford SP and LV. The Universal stuff is what could cause problems.

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I saw this on the amsoil site and was thinking of switching. Anyone have experience with this? AMSOIL - Synthetic Fuel Efficient Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATL)
That's the right stuff for the 5R110 tranny we have. I will be using that on my next change which will be pretty soon. I have about 30k on my current tranny fluid.

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This is the stuff you want to use for the transfer case or power steering.
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Ooops clicked the wrong link, you're right mitch the ATL stuff is what we use...

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I just put in 2 liters of Royal Purple ATF (mercon) into my transfer case at $17 per liter, OUCH!! The store didn't have Amsoil or else I would've got that, just needed it ASAP. I see the Amsoil sells for 10.50 per qt/liter on the web sites, much better price.

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