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What type of transmission fluid does Chrysler?

What type of transmission fluid does Chrysler?

Most Chrysler cars and trucks use ATF +3 or ATF +4. It is vital that you use only these in vehicles from Chrysler. ATF +4 is a synthetic fluid for finely-tuned transmissions, so if you use a non-synthetic ATF instead of ATF +4 in a car or truck that calls for it, you could damage the transmission.

What kind of fluid does a Chrysler automatic transmission use?

Information about type and capacity fluid are for reference only. Reference book «Fluid type : automatic transmission Chrysler». Full capacity l. Service fill l.

When did Mopar start making automatic transmission fluid?

Mopar branded automatic transmission fluids (ATF) have been available for use in Chrysler fully automatic transmissions since 1953. Other Mopar branded fluids for their Fluid Drive semi-automatic transmissions were available as early as 1938.

Why was the Chrysler Fluid Drive so important?

Chrysler’s Fluid Drive was an important step in the evolution of the automatic transmission. Here’s how Chrysler marketed the innovation and a quick, clear look at how it works. REVISED AND EXPANDED — First, some housekeeping on model years and dates.

Where can I Buy GM automatic transmission fluid?

In an attempt to make GM automatic transmission fluid available at retailers and service garages everywhere, GM partnered with the Armor Research Foundation for fluid and qualification testing. Fluids that met the GM qualification requirements were issued an Armor Qualification (AQ) license number of AQ-ATF-xxx. Example (AQ-ATF-101).

What type of transmission fluid does a Chrysler use?

In 1993, Chrysler released the ATF+3 automatic transmission fluid Material Standard (MS-7176E) to help address the fluid needs of electronically controlled automatic transmissions. This fluid is compatible with the previous ATF+ and ATF+2 fluid, but not compatible with Dexron fluids (although you could use Dexron-II(D) in place of ATF+3).

What type of fluid is used in transmission?

Automatic transmissions use a special type of oil, called Automatic Transmission Fluid, or ATF. This fluid has a number of duties in the transmission, including lubrication, cooling and clutch application. ATF even provides the connection between the engine and transmission, through a hydraulic coupling called a torque converter.

Do I flush the transmission?

A transmission flush is not part of the regular routine of maintaining a vehicle. In fact, you should only flush the transmission when it becomes necessary. Flushing forces the fluid to flow in the opposite direction through the transmission.

What is ATF plus 4 transmission fluid?

Valvoline ATF + 4 transmission fluid is a uniquely blended automatic transmission fluid that meets Chrysler Material Standard MS-9602. It is designed as a factory fill fluid for all 1998 and later Chrysler Corporation automatic transmissions and transaxles.

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