Four More ATFs Tested: Always Read the Labels

The results of the tests conducted on samples of the brands shown below are consistent with their labeled claims.


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It should be noted that whereas each of the products examined include language referencing use in applications where DEXRON®-III/MERCON® fluids are recommended, with the exception of the label on one brand tested (Murphy USA), all others include language advising consumers of the its limited use (i.e. DEXRON®-III/MERCON® fluids are not recommended for use in General Motors vehicles built after model year 2005 and Ford vehicles after model year 2006; DEXRON®-III/MERCON® fluids are not recommended for use in transmissions specifying Ford Type F, MERCON® V, MERCON® SP, and GM DEXRON® – VI ATF).

Consumers should always consult the owner’s manual to determine the type of ATF specified for their vehicle.


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