ACDelco ATF TYPE III (H) AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID

ACDelco Type III (H) Automatic Transmission Fluid

ACDelco Automatic Transmission Fluid III (H) is a premium quality automatic transmission fluid for use in both ATF III (H) is a premium quality automatic transmission fluid for use in both passenger cars and light trucks.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS

  • Maximizes transmission.
  • Superior frictional characteristics with excellent friction retention and smooth shifting.
  • Excellent oxidation resistance – fortified against rust and corrosion.
  • Excellent wear protection.
  • Increased oil life.

SIGNS OF WEAR AND TROUBLESHOOTING

  • Causes of transmission fluid degradation include overall thermal stress, mechanical shearing, and contamination.
  • Mechanical shearing affects the fluid’s viscosity modifiers, causing the fluid to thin.
  • Common sources of contamination include metals and other engine fluids.
  • Coolant contamination is particularly harmful and usually requires a complete overhaul or even replacement of the transmission.
  • Signs that transmission fluid should be replaced include: transmission grinding or making strange noises, problems shifting gears, gears slipping, vehicle lurching forward or falling back, delays in vehicle movement, and/or continued usage beyond the recommended fluid change timing.

GOOD MAINTENANCE PRACTICES

  • Transmission fluid should be replaced when it becomes contaminated.
  • Anything but transmission fluid in the transmission is considered a contaminant.
  • Always use the recommended type of transmission fluid in your vehicle, as referred to in your owner’s manual.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q: Does my transmission fluid need to be changed as regularly as my oil?
A: No. Transmission fluid is designed to last much longer than most engine oils. Always refer to your vehicle owner’s manual to identify how often and when your transmission fluid should be changed. Severe usage and regular usage descriptions are provided.