Mobil Type F ATF is recommended by ExxonMobil for use in applications requiring Type F fluid as follows: Automatic transmissions in certain older Toyota, Mazda, Volvo, and other imported vehicles that require an ESW-M2C33-F fluid. In addition, this type of ATF is specified for some Ford power steering systems.
What is Type F transmission fluid equivalent?
This type of drive train fluid should not be used in automatics that require Type F. It can be replaced with Mercon or Mercon V specification.
What vehicles have a Ford Type F transmission?
Ford Type F—an old ATF first introduced in 1967 and used in all Ford products prior to 1977, and in some until 1980; also used in various import vehicles of the period, including Mercury Capri, Jaguar, Mazda, Saab, Toyota, and Volvo.
Can you use Type F transmission fluid in a Chevy?
Type “F” fluid is a heaver viscosity. Stands more heat also. Just the installation of type “F” fluid will have a firmer shift. You can not use it in a any of the GM overdrive transmissions.
Can I mix Type F and dexron?
As to ATF, no problem mixing Dexron and Type F, one can actually fine tune shift harshness as Type F is in fact “grippier”.
What is the difference between Type F and Dexron transmission fluid?
What is the difference between DEXRON® III/MERCON® and type F transmission fluid? The Valvoline Type F transmission fluid is a high quality NON-friction modified fluid. DEXRON® III/MERCON includes friction modifiers in the fluid additive package.
What is the difference between Type F and Type FA transmission fluid?
The FA is the way to go. F was used for years and in some cases will give you a firmer shift, BUT as stated the Fa fluid protects your tranny better.
Is Mercon V the same as Type F?
Mercon—introduced in 1987 and similar to Dexron II. Ford ceased licensing Mercon in 2007 and now recommends Mercon V for all transmissions that previously used Mercon. Mercon is a suitable replacement for Type H and Type CJ fluid, but not for Type F. … It is not compatible with any other fluid, either.
What happens if you use the wrong automatic transmission fluid?
Automatic transmissions must only use the fluid specified by the automaker, such as General Motors’ Dexron series or Toyota’s Type T. Using the wrong fluid can cause poor lubrication, overheating, and possibly transmission failure. A mechanic might not be able to reverse the damage, even by flushing the transmission.
What kind of fluid goes in a Powerglide transmission?
The instructor recommended using Ford fluid (type F) in all Powerglide or Turbo 350 transmissions. It is heavier duty fluid than the fluid that came in the transmission originally. I have used this fluid ever since in both Powerglide and Turbo 350s and never had any problems.
What type of ATF fluid do I need?
Dexron III/Mercon – This is one of the most common fluids on the market. Most GM and Ford units call for this type of ATF, as well as many imports. If your owners manual recommends any form of Dexron, or any Mercon – other than Mercon V – this is the fluid you want.