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Old 10-20-2020, 02:07 PM
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What's the consensus on Valvoline Maxlife ATF Dexron VI?
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Old 10-20-2020, 04:17 PM
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What's the consensus on Valvoline Maxlife ATF Dexron VI?
In what transmission? The BMW X5 E53 has at least three different automatic transmission options, from two different manufacturers.
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Old 10-20-2020, 05:27 PM
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In what transmission? The BMW X5 E53 has at least three different automatic transmission options, from two different manufacturers.
Sorry still getting to know my car. I have the 05 3.0 5 speed. i assume that's the GM one?
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You have a GM 5L40. Use Dexron VI fluid.
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You have a GM 5L40. Use Dexron VI fluid.
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What's the consensus on Valvoline Maxlife ATF Dexron VI?
Valvoline MaxLife is what I used in my GM 5L40 with great results earlier this year.
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Valvoline MaxLife is what I used in my GM 5L40 with great results earlier this year.
Same; been using it for years. It's good stuff.
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When I had the X I used GM Dexron III. I may still have a case of that stuff lying around the garage.
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