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AUTO TRANSMISSION FLUIDS

As automatic transmissions become more complex there’s a need for more technologically advanced fluids to ensure vehicle reliability. Getting the right oil for your car is key to ensuring your transmission operates as designed and you get a smooth driving experience every day. 

 

Castrol, with over 100 years of experience in developing transmission fluids, and being the choice of many leading car and transmissions manufacturers for factory-fill products, offers a range of automatic transmission fluids for your car’s requirements. Providing you the peace of mind that you are selecting the right oil for your vehicle. 

TRANSMAX MULTIVEHICLE

 

CASTROL TRANSMAX MULTIVEHICLE

Premium synthetic automatic transmission fluid specifically designed for use in vehicles with automatic transmissions made by Asian vehicle and transmission manufacturers.


Application


An automatic transmission fluid for use in most Japanese, Korean and many European vehicle automatic transmissions made by Asian manufacturers

 

Features & Benefits

 

  • Outstanding slipping torque converter clutch friction durability for maximum fuel efficiency and shudder control performance – exceeds genuine oil performance.
  • Exceptional high temperature protection to effectively resist fluid oxidation that helps ensure excellent transmission cleanliness and durability.Enhanced friction durability for smooth transmission shift performance.
  • Excellent shear stability helps ensure consistent high temperature performance.
  • Superb low temperature fluidity for cold weather shifting.
  • Excellent wear and corrosion performance to help ensure long transmission life.
  • High torque capacity ensures strong performance in severe applications like towing and off-road applications.


INDUSTRY Specifications

 

  • JASO M315 Type 1A
  • Toyota Type T, T-II, T-III, T-IV
  • Nissan Matic Fluid C, D, J
  • Mitsubishi Diamond SP-II, IIM, SP-III
  • Suzuki ATF Oil and ATF Oil Special
  • Mazda ATF D-III and ATF M-3.Subaru ATF
  • Hyundai where SPIII is specified
  • Kia where SPIII is specified
  • GM Daewoo.Aisin Warner JWS 3309
  • JATCO Automatic Transmission
  • Dexron III
     
TRANSMAX TQ 95

Castrol Transmax Tq 95

An automatic transmission fluid specifically designed for automatic transmission fluid specifically developed for use in BTR Automotive/DSI 4-speed electronically controlled automatic transmissions.


Application


4-Speed Ford Falcon and Ford Fairlane cars, Maserati automatic 1995-2001 3200GT or Quattroporte models, Ssang Yong vehicles with M74LE model BTRA transmissions and most late model Honda vehicles. Castrol Transmax TQ 95 is also suitable for power steering systems where General Motors or Ford type fluids are recommended.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Unique friction characteristics ensure smooth gear shifts and prevent squawk during gear change.
  • Enhanced wear control to ensure a long gear set life.
  • High shear stability to ensure consistent performance throughout the life of the fluid.
  • Excellent viscosity stability for consistent shift “feel” with smooth gear shifting characteristics.
  • Excellent transmission cleanliness characteristics ensuring trouble free operation.
  • Friction characteristics tailored to suit the BTR Engineering 4-speed electronic control transmissions.


INDUSTRY Specifications

 

  • BTRA/DSI 5M-44 (Factory Fill), 5M-52 (Service Fill)

 

Advanced Performance Series.
 

TRANSMAX Z

CASTROL TRANSMAX Z

High quality full synthetic automatic transmission fluid formulated to provide ultimate wear protection and performance except where Dexron VI type fluids are specified.


Application


Recommended for buses, coaches and commercial vehicles operating under heavy loads or extreme conditions wherever General Motors type fluids are recommended.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Excellent resistance to oxidation thus assisting in prolonging the life of the lubricant.
  • Extended oil drain potential resulting in lower operating costs.
  • Enhanced protection against deposits to extend transmission life.
  • Temperature reduction in severe conditions improves transmission and oil service life, and assists in reducing fuel consumption and emissions.
  • Optimised frictional characteristics to provide smoother gear changes and better protection against wear.
  • Outstanding cold flow properties materially assisting in reducing wear at start-up.
  • Proven performance in drag racing (e.g., Lenco drag racing transmission in Pro Stock).
  • Low foam – stable gear shift performance when transmission is hot.
  • Compatible with mineral/conventional automatic transmission fluids.
  • Lower volatility – negligible oil loss at extreme temperatures.
  • Better control of deposits – cleaner transmission – longer transmission life.


INDUSTRY Specifications

 

  • MB-Approval: 236.81
  • MAN 339 Type V2, Z3
  • Renk
  • Voith 55.6335.33, 55.6336.33
  • VW 501.60
  • ZF-TE ML 04D, 11B, 14C. 16M

Advanced Performance Series.

ATF DEX III

Castrol ATF DEX III

 

Castrol ATF DEX III is an automatic transmission and power steering fluid for use in GM automatic transmissions pre 2005 and in many automatic transmissions where Dexron (II or III) or Mercon performance is required.


Application


Recommended for many transmissions used in General Motors cars, Holden, Isuzu, Opel and Hydramatic transmissions used in a range of vehicles. It is also suitable many earlier model Japanese vehicles where Dexron type fluids are recommended. It is recommended for other transmissions where Dexron and Dexron II fluids are specified except Mercedes-Benz, ZF, BMW, Voith and Renk.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Enhanced friction durability prolongs transmission life and promotes smooth shifting.
  • Increased resistance to oil oxidation and degradation.
  • Increased clutch band and clutch pack capacity.
  • Improved protection of copper and bronze components.


INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Dexron III H, IID and II

Also suitable for use where the following performance levels are specified

  • Holden HN 2126
  • Mazda M III Fluid
  • Ford Mercon IV
  • Allison C4
  • Ford M2C-138CJ
  • General Motors Type A Suffix A
 
Protector Series
TRANSMAX DEXRON-IV MERCON LV

 

CASTROL TRANSMAX DEXRON –VI MERCON LV  

Technologically advanced, low viscosity formulation specially designed to deliver and maximum fuel efficiency for modern automatic transmissions. It is blended with premium base stocks, a balanced additive package and is fully approved by GM for use in all their passenger car automatic transmissions and by Ford for use in their vehicles requiring the latest ATF specification.


Features & Benefits

 

  • OEM approved and licensed by Ford (MERCON LV) and GM (DEXRON-VI).
  • Low viscosity formula for maximum fuel efficiency in modern automatic transmissions.
  • Enhanced friction durability for smooth transmission performance.
  • Superior high temperature protection to effectively resist oxidation.
  • Unsurpassed protection against copper corrosion.

 

INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • DEXRON-VI
  • MERCON LV
  • JASO 1A

TRANSMAX CVT

CASTROL Transmax CVT

Castrol Transmax CVT, formulated with Smooth Drive Technology™, is a full synthetic fluid for use in continuously variable transmissions (CVT) of most Japanese passenger cars. Its superior technology enables longer transmission life. It can be recommended for use in most passenger cars fitted with push belt technologies.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Exceptional steel on steel friction durability maintains transmission performance.
  • Good gear wear protection prolongs the performance and life of the transmission.
  • High shear stability and enhanced antifoaming and air release characteristics maintain effective lubrication.
  • Higher torque capacity.


industry SPECIFICATIONs

 

  • For most Japanese cars with CVT
  • Also Hyundai, Kia, Chrysler, Mini, Ford, Mercedes Benz
  • Refer to the PDS for the full list of specifications
TRANSMAX A CVT

CASTROL Transmax A CVT

Full synthetic continuous variable transmission fluid developed for Audi. It is the only CVTF approved for use in the VL300 and VL3800 multitronic (CVT chain) transmission applications in the Audi A4 (up to 2007 models), Audi A6 and Audi A8.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Exceptional steel on steel friction durability maintains transmission performance.
  • Good gear wear protection prolongs the performance and life of the transmission.
  • High shear stability and enhanced antifoaming and air release characteristics maintain effective lubrication.


INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • VW TL 52180
  • Only approved product for Audi cars with multitronic transmission
  • Corresponds to part no. G 052 180
     
TRANSMAX DUAL

CASTROL Transmax Dual

Full Synthetic transmission fluid developed for the latest Dual Clutch transmission technology.


Features & Benefits

 

  • Excellent synchroniser and clutch performance due to balanced frictional characteristics.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidation stability.
  • Exceptional cold flow properties.
  • Operating temperature reduction through reduced friction.
  • Very good extreme pressure (EP) anti-pitting behaviour.
  • High shear resistance – constant viscosity during oil life.
  • Good seal compatibility.


INDUSTRY SPECIFICATIONS

 

  • Meets Ford WSS-M2C-936-A (Dual Clutch), VW G 052 529 (6 Speed only), Volvo (1161838&9), Chrysler (Europe), Mitsubishi
  • Castrol’s recommendation for VW, Seat, Skoda 6-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (DQ250)