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Any alternative to K matic fluid for a auto 5 speed?

Old 10-02-2015, 04:01 PM
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Any alternative to K matic fluid for a auto 5 speed?

I did read the tranny fluid sticky at the top of the page, but couldn't find what I was looking for.

This is on a 2005 AW55-51SN, 5 speed auto.

I just rebuilt the transmission, [and added a "zip kit" from Sonnax to the valve body], new clutches/steels, torque converter, etc.

Anyway I found out that this transmission fits many vehicles so on a Volvo forum I found where a chemist recommended using Amsoil multi-vehicle synthetic transmission fluid as in his opinion it was better then the Nissan K matic, for which the K matic is really expensive.

So, has anyone tried the Amsoil, and what did you think?

Also, I know these transmission has had problems with clogged solenoids, and with a stupid internal non serviceable filter I can see why. I added an external cooler, and filter to my tranny so hopefully my new $$$$$ soleniods will have a greater life.
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Old 10-04-2015, 05:27 AM
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AMSOIL Synthetic ATF is a premium fluid and it will provide outstanding performance in the most severe operating conditions. I have used this product myself for the past 30 years with outstanding results and I sell a lot of it to our members and other customers across the US and Canada.

AMSOIL ATF is labeled as meeting/exceeding Matic D, J & K specs. AMSOIL Low Viscosity automatic transmission fluid (ATL) is also labeled as meeting/exceeding Matic S specs.

I have a Maxima.org Group Deal for all AMSOIL products including ATF. Here's a link to my post in the Group Deals/Sponsor's Forum: https://maxima.org/forums/group-deal...g-avail-3.html

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