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04-12-2011, 01:39 PM #1
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Mercon VI transfer case fluid compared to GM Auto-Trac II fluid
I have a 2010 Tahoe 4X4 and the fluid recommened for the transfer case is Mercon VI , it is a single speed transfer case.
I use to own a 2006 GMC ,Envoy ,4X4, two speed trans. case., and the transfer case fluid recommended for that truck was Auto-Trac II fluid . #12378508, oil is blue in color.
It seems to me the Auto-Trac II would be better for the Tahoe .
Here is what it says on the plastic Qt. bottle.----
For four wheel drive vehicles with automatic transfer case.
Withstands extended high temperature operation.
Improved oxidation resistance.
Does any one know if this is a better quality oil than the Mercon.
I think I read somewhere it is better oil to resist corrosion of aluminum cases.
04-12-2011, 06:55 PM #2
the auto trac is a thicer oil, amd its like $8/qt........so id go with the suggested fluid or amalee has a nice universal synthetic03 Silverado 1500
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04-13-2011, 04:35 PM #3
Amalee??? What kind is that.1998 K1500 Ext. Cab 4.3 5spd
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04-13-2011, 05:03 PM #4
04-13-2011, 05:21 PM #5
Thats what I was thinking but thought I missed out on a new product.
04-13-2011, 06:02 PM #6
it comes from Fishers (Federated Auto), good stuff and its approved to meet or supersede pretty much any trans fluid
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