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... just completed a 3x flush using it on my '99 at 207k miles. The transmission had been slipping when hot at lower speeds and I had thought "that's it." With little to lose, I did the drain and fills spread out over four thousand miles. Drives much better now.
I had last performed the 3x drain-and-fill some 33k miles earlier, so I was surprised that I had an ATF wear issue. See the attached ATF analysis report performed on a sample taken from drain #1. Urban LA commuting crawl is hard on autoboxes. I did notice iron filings on the ATF drain plug magnet, probably the remnants of a disintegrated clutch pack plate. The old ATF was Pennzoil Dexron III Mercon. I decided to switch to the high-mileage Castrol Transmax; we'll see how it works out.
'99 9⁵ SE (LPT)
'04 9⁵ Aero
Posts in this Thread:
- Transmission fluid for 2001 and earlier Saab 9-5, Jacob, Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:32:47
- Re: Transmission fluid for 2001 and earlier Saab 9-5, Justin VanAbrahams, Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:06:44
- Re: Transmission fluid for 2001 and earlier Saab 9-5, Charles, Sun, 10 Feb 2019 11:47:29
- +1 Castrol Transmax High Mileage ATF, DnstrDan , Sat, 9 Feb 2019 15:53:55 <-- Viewing This Message
- Dexron-III, MI-Roger , Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:42:06
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