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Old 7th December 2018, 12:12   #21
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I know nothing about the intricacies of auto boxes or the manufacture of fluid for them but surely if the required standard is N402 (JF403E & JF506E) then anything that meets that standard can be used? Otherwise where is the point of the standard?
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Old 7th December 2018, 12:40   #22
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Car manufacturers don't make ATF, or Coolant they just buy in bulk from the companies that do. It's put in a container with a fancy label on it with the appropriate part number.

There's a lot of decent companies offering suitable ATF for considerably less. Rimmer's want £42 for 4 litre, if you look at Mannol multivehicle you can get 8 litres for £36, I got a 20 litre drum for about £86 a while ago that was including shipping from Germany

It pays to do a bit of shopping around.

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HI Russ.
Thank you for posting yes I also like to shop around, but being as I have ordered the oil and got a different one to my order.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/New-Comma...L/372411991616

I am really trying to find out could if it can be used in our cars or do I return it and purchase what as been highlighted by Paul & John, in the link below.

If the oil that as been sent me is ok to use I will use that as a winter change or as a flushing oil and add this one below come spring
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ATF-N402-...52~O:rk:1:pf:0

I have sent them a message asking the same question also about returning but at no cost to me hopefully.
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Old 7th December 2018, 12:48   #23
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Thanks for bringing this new fluid to our attention Steve. I have included it in my list of ATF meeting N402 specification. There's a lot of choice and Comma lists its MVATF Plus as meeting N402 so it will be fine in your car Steve. There's no need to return it.

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Old 7th December 2018, 12:55   #24
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As I may have mentioned before my Auto has its fluid changed regularly at a Long established EX MGR Dealer and they use Millers Oils .



this is whats in my old bus ..
Millermatic ATF SP III-WS

And its only managed 151k so far without a problem ..
theres No mention of N402 in the specs now ,


but lots of other cross references .



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