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Re: Transmission fluid for 2001 and earlier Saab 9-5
Posted by Justin VanAbrahams [Email] (more from Justin VanAbrahams) on Tue, 12 Feb 2019 08:06:44
In Reply to: Transmission fluid for 2001 and earlier Saab 9-5, Jacob, Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:32:47
I am afraid I do not remember the specific differences offhand, but after two comparisons - one with a Mercedes W124 in 2014 and another with an '01 9-3 in 2018 - my takeaway was that the MaxLife is probably the superior fluid. My recollection is that MaxLife is a full synthetic (TransMax is semi), lower viscosity, and higher temperature tolerances than the TransMax. There are definitely some scenarios where you'd choose TransMax, but I think for a box in generally good health MaxLife is the superior choice.
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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 <-- Viewing This Message
- 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
- Dexron-III, MI-Roger , Sat, 9 Feb 2019 13:42:06
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