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Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)

 Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF
Product Code: ATF • Brand: AMSOIL

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation provides outstanding performance and protection in the severe operating conditions of today's most advanced transmission designs.

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Package sizes include:

1-Quart Bottle
1-Gallon Bottle
2.5-Gallon Bottle
30-Gallon Drum
55-Gallon Drum

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Product Details

Product Applications

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is recommended for transmissions, hydraulics, power steering systems and other applications that require any of the following specifications:

Product Application Specs

  • Ford: MERCON®, MERCON® V, ESP-M2C166-H
  • GM: DEXRON® III
  • Chrysler: ATF+4®, MOPAR® AS68RC
  • Allison: C-4, TES-389
  • Audi: G 052 162, G 052 990, G 055 025
  • BMW: 7045E, LA 2634, LT 71141
  • Honda: ATF-Z1 (not CVT)
  • Hyundai: SP-II and SP-III
  • Idemitsu: K17
  • JWS: 3309, 3314, 3317
  • Kia: SP-II and SP-III, ATF Red-1
  • MAN: 339F, 339 V1, 339 V2, 339 Z1, Z2 & Z3
  • Mazda: ATF-M III, ATF-MV
  • Mercedes Benz: 236.1, 236.2, 236.3, 236.5, 236.6, 236.7, 236.9, 236.10, 236.11, 236.81
  • Mitsubishi: SP-II and SP-III
  • Nissan: Matic-D, Matic-J, Matic-K
  • Shell: 3403, LA 2634
  • Subaru: ATF, ATF-HP
  • Suzuki: 3314 & 3317
  • Texaco: ETL-7045E, ETL- 8072B, N402
  • Toyota: Type T-III and T-IV
  • Voith: 55.6335.XX (G607), 55.6336.XX (G1363)
  • Volvo: 97340, 97341
  • Volkswagen: G 052 162, G 052 990, G 055 025
  • ZF: TE-ML 03D, 04D, 05L, 09, 11B, 14A, 14B, 14C, 16L, 17C


Note: Not for use with CVT or Ford Type F applications.

Product Description

Transmissions in commercial vehicles, SUVs, trucks and vans - particularly those used for hauling or towing - are subjected to severe-service operation and increased heat. Elevated temperatures cause fluids to break down, allowing damaging metal-to-metal contact and the formation of sludge and deposits. The problem is worse in modern transmissions with more gears, clutch packs and narrow oil passages that require clean, high-quality fluid to achieve maximum performance and life.

AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid is specifically formulated to withstand the rigors of heavy towing, elevated temperatures and challenging terrain. It remains fluid in sub-zero temperatures and provides reserve protection during heavy use and even abuse.

Proven in 100,000-mile, Severe-Service Taxi Fleet Field Trial

To demonstrate its effectiveness in severe service, Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF was installed in vehicles owned by a Las Vegas cab company. The vehicles routinely encountered demanding stop-and-go driving loaded with passengers and cargo, while the desert environment presented extremely hot ambient temperatures, placing enormous strain on the fluid. Following 100,000 miles, a transmission was selected for analysis. The Aluminum Beaker Oxidation Test (ABOT) is one industry-accepted method used to determine a transmission fluid's oxidation resistance, which is a good indicator of its service life. Testing by an independent, third-party lab reveals that after 100,000 miles in severe service, Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF resisted oxidation longer than required for new fluid to meet the Chrysler ATF+4 specification (see graph). Internal components, including the valve body and clutch plates (pictured), were virtually free of damaging sludge, deposits and wear, confirming the lubricant's high level of protection for severe-service applications.




Protects Against Thermal Breakdown

Signature Series Synthetic ATF is formulated with high concentrations of antioxidants, making it naturally heat resistant. As a result, it provides outstanding protection against sludge and varnish deposits that clog narrow oil passages and contribute to clutch glazing. After 100,000 miles in severe service, fluid analysis revealed Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF contained 41 percent of its original oxidation inhibitors, proving its long-lasting resistance to thermal breakdown.

Outstanding Wear Protection

Varying speeds and loads causes torque multiplication and extreme stress on gears and bearings. AMSOIL formulated Signature Series Synthetic ATF with high film strength and premium anti-wear/extreme-pressure additives to help prevent wear during severe service. In the industry-standard FZG Gear Wear Test, Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF that had been used for 100,000 severe-service miles achieved a "Pass" at stage 12 - the highest stage. The results exceeded the Ford MERCON V and Chrysler ATF+4 specifications for new fluid, demonstrating the lubricant's long-lasting wear protection.

Cold-Temperature Fluidity

Cold, thick automatic transmission fluid lengthens shift times and reduces fuel economy. Signature Series Synthetic ATF is wax-free and delivers extraordinary cold-flow properties (< -60°F pour point). It helps improve shift response, energy efficiency and warm-up times.

Friction Durability

Today's transmissions are smaller and must withstand higher horsepower and torque while delivering smoother shifts, all with longer fluid life recommendations. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic ATF is formulated with friction modifier additives that deliver outstanding clutch-holding capacity (static friction), torque-transfer ability (dynamic friction) and anti-shudder properties (slipping torque-converter clutches). Analysis reveals that after 100,000 miles in severe service, Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF provides nearly identical friction properties as new fluid for smooth, reliable shifts.

SERVICE LIFE

Normal Service: Follow the vehicle manufacturer's normal-service drain interval.

Severe Service: Double the vehicle manufacturer's severe-service drain interval.

Change at the vehicle manufacturer's recommended drain interval outside U.S. and Canada.

HEALTH & SAFETY

This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended application and according to the recommendations in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS).

Click here to view the MSDS Data Sheet for AMSOIL ATF.

Keep out of the reach of children. Don't pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.

Technical Data

TYPICAL TECHNICAL PROPERTIES
AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF
ATF
Kinematic Viscosity @ 100°C, cSt (ASTM D 445)7.5
Kinematic Viscosity @ 40°C, cSt (ASTM D 445)38.5
Viscosity Index (ASTM D 2270)165
Pour Point °C (°F) (ASTM D 97)-53 (-63)
Flash Point °C (°F) (ASTM D 92)234 (453)
Four Ball Wear Test @ 75°C, 1200 rpm, 40 kg, 1 hr, Scar, mm (ASTM D 4172)0.40
Brookfield Viscosity, cP (ASTM D 2983)9755

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Product Name: Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)
Current Rating: 4.56out of 5 stars
Votes & Reviews: 9 vote(s) and 4 user reviews.


Reviewed by atam: space

Best ATF money can buy

I was using Mr. Transmission synthetic ATF before. Immediately after the switch over, I noticed way smoother shifts, quieter operation and even save 5% gas. Since this is the signature series ATF, I plan to keep it running longer. So, it is actually cheaper in the long run.

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Re: Best ATF money can buy

Atam has expressed a valid point. The reserve protection and double severe service drain interval of AMSOIL Signature Series ATF actually makes the product less expensive to use. There have been reports from other enthusiasts on fuel savings experienced, which can be greater when AMSOIL synthetic motor oil is used as well.

Thank you Atam.

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Reviewed by Paul: space

AMSOIL ATF is a better choice

A while back it came time to change the fluid in the transmission of my Buick. I dropped into Parts Source and purchased Mobil 1 semi-synthetic trans fluid, and soon changed the fluid and filter. About a year later on a very hot summer day, I was taking my son to a camp in Dorchester. In the stop and go traffic, the transmission began missing shifts, making harsh shifts, slipping. I thought it was a goner. Changing fluid and filter is inexpensive when compared to replacing a transmission, so I searched and researched, and came across AMSOIL ATF. I was very impressed with the proposed performance and longevity. These features convinced me to give it a try. Well it's four years later, and still have the same AMSOIL ATF in the transmission. No issues, shifts and performs as one would expect. Thank you AMSOIL.

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Reviewed by Chip: space

ATF update

Hauled 6 beef this morning - 14,000lbs incl trailer - about 3 hwy hours in 26C/80F - transmission temp gauge in the '92 D250 was barely 20 degrees higher than running unloaded.
This, folks is what I'm talking about when I say I have stuck with AMSOIL premium ATF for a couple decades :-)

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Reviewed by Chip: space

Long transmission life courtesy the Farkas's

This is the only ATF I run in 2 torqueflites and 3 NP series transfer cases.
Shifting into 4 low has never been better cold or hot.
Order today, at my doorstep tomorrow.
Thanks as always Haldimand Synthetics !

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Re: Long transmission life courtesy the Farkas's

Thank you Chip. For those thinking of switching to AMSOIL ATF from another brand, be sure to check out the Las Vegas Taxi cab field study. See for yourself the unbeatable performance of AMSOIL ATF.

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