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Castrol Transmax Dex III Multivehicle - Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1713

Castrol Transmax Dex III Multivehicle - Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1713

 

Automatic Transmission Fluid

 

Description

Castrol Transmax Dex III Multivehicle is designed for use in GM automatic transmissions pre 2005 and Ford automatic transmissions built between 1983 and 1996 where Dexron® (II or III) or Mercon are required. This product is approved for use in Allison heavy duty transmissions against TES 389. It is also approved for use in a wide range of european heavy duty automatic transmissions. It may be used in some power steering units. NB: Do not use where MERCON® V, MERCON® SP or DEXRON® VI is required.

 

Advantages

  • Multiple manufacturer approvals make it suitable for wide ranging use.
  • It is specifically formulated for high thermal stability and resistance to oxidation which protects against the formation of deposits and oil thickening prolonging the life of components and lubricant.
  • Optimised friction characteristics provide smooth shifting and efficient power transfer.
  • High viscosity index provides a stable viscosity over a wide temperature range for effective protection of transmissions and operation of power steering units

 

Product Performance Claims

  • Allison C4
  • Allison TES 389
  • Ford Mercon
  • GM Dexron IIIH
  • MAN 339 Z1, V1
  • MB-Approval 236.9
  • Voith H55.6335.xx
  • Volvo 97340
  • Volvo 97341
  • ZF TE-ML 04D, 14A, 17C
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Castrol ATF Multivehicle - Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1723

Castrol ATF Multivehicle - Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1723

 

 

Description

Castrol ATF Multivehicle is an automatic transmission fluid for use in most Japanese passenger cars which typically have higher anti-shudder performance requirements than European or US designed automatic transmissions. It was designed to meet the Japanese Automobile Standards Organisation performance needs (JASO 1A) which is recognised by most Japanese Automobile Manufacturers.

 

Advantages

Castrol ATF Multivehicle is based on latest high performance additive technology in high quality base stocks to ensure:
Exceptional high temperature protection to effectively resist fluid oxidation (excellent viscosity stability)
Enhanced friction durability for smooth transmission performance to control transmission shudder
Superb low temperature fluidity for cold weather shifting

 

Product Performance Claims:

  • JASO 1A

Suitable for use where one of the following specifications is needed:

  • Aisin Warner JWS 3309
  • Toyota Type T, T-II, T-III, T-IV
  • Jatco Automatic Transmission
  • Nissan Matic Fluid C, D, J
  • Mitsubishi Diamond SP-II, SP-III
  • Suzuki ATF Oil and ATF Oil Special
  • Mazda ATF D-III and ATF M-3
  • Daihatsu Alumix ATF Multi
  • Honda ATF Z-1 (not for CVT-transmissions)
  • Subaru ATF
  • Hyundai
  • Kia
  • GM
  • Daewoo
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Castrol Transmax Z - Full Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1745

Castrol Transmax Z - Full Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid - 1745

 

Full Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid

 

Applications

Castrol Transmax Z is recommended for all buses and coaches fitted with automatic and semi-automatic transmissions and may also be used in manual transmissions. As such it is recommended for fleets employing a mixture of Voith, Renk, ZF, Allison and MB transmissions alongside the Leyland Pneumocyclic and Hydracyclic units. Extended oil drain [120.000 km] in ZF Ecomat MB AT and Voith AT

 

Features / Benefits

  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability giving cleanliness reducing servicing and giving extended drain performance.
  • Excellent temperature reduction through reduced friction giving reduced emissions and fuel economy.
  • Optimised frictional characteristics providing smoother gear changes and much less wear.
  • Outstanding cold flow properties giving high protection to transmission especially at start-up.
  • Unique shear stability properties - constant viscosity during oil life.
  • Excellent anti-foam behaviour.
  • Good extreme pressure and anti-wear performance for longer transmission life.
  • Very good seal performance reducing oil leakages therefore reducing repair costs.
  • Free from chlorine and heavy metals for reduced environmental impact.

 

Specifications / Performance

  • MB-Approval 236.81
  • MAN 339 Typ Z3 V2
  • ZF TE-ML 11B, 14C, 16M
  • Voith H55.633535, H55.633635
  • VW 501 60
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Castrol Axle EPX 80W-90 - Automotive Gear Oils - 1803

Castrol Axle EPX 80W-90 - Automotive Gear Oils - 1803

 

DESCRIPTION
Castrol AXLE EPX 80W-90 and EPX 85W-140 are extreme pressure multigrade gear oils which are based upon highly refined mineral oils and incorporate extreme pressure additives, corrosion and oxidation inhibitors and anti-foam agents.

 

APPLICATION
Developed for the lubrication of spiral bevel and hypoid differentials, they are also suitable for the lubrication of manual transmissions where the manufacturer recommends the use of an oil to API GL5 performance level.

 

FEATURES BENEFITS
• Load carrying performance to API GL5 - Provides excellent protection to gears operating under the most severe service conditions
• Multigrade characteristics give wide operating temperature range - Benefits in low temperature performance.

 

PERFORMANCE
API Service Level
GL5
ZF TE-ML 01/05/07 (Page 2) Approved

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Castrol Axle EPX 85W-140 - Gear Oils - 1805

Castrol Axle EPX 85W-140 - Gear Oils - 1805

 

DESCRIPTION
Castrol AXLE EPX 80W-90 and EPX 85W-140 are extreme pressure multigrade gear oils which are based upon highly refined mineral oils and incorporate extreme pressure additives, corrosion and oxidation inhibitors and anti-foam agents.

 

APPLICATION
Developed for the lubrication of spiral bevel and hypoid differentials, they are also suitable for the lubrication of manual transmissions where the manufacturer recommends the use of an oil to API GL5 performance level.

 

FEATURES BENEFITS
• Load carrying performance to API GL5 - Provides excellent protection to gears operating under the most severe service conditions
• Multigrade characteristics give wide operating temperature range - Benefits in low temperature performance.

 

PERFORMANCE
API Service Level
GL5
ZF TE-ML 01/05/07 (Page 2) Approved

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Castrol Axle Z Limited Slip 90 - Axle Fluid for limited slip differentials - 180

Castrol Axle Z Limited Slip 90 - Axle Fluid for limited slip differentials - 1806

 

DESCRIPTION

Castrol Axle Z Limited Slip 90 is a mineral oil based gear oil which is suitable for use in limited slip differentials in cars and commercial vehicles where API GL-5 oils with specific limited slip friction performance is required; it can also be used in conventional differentials. It is approved by ZF for use in their multi-disc wet brakes and self-locking differentials used in a range of commercial vehicle applications including axles in off-road and agricultural equipment.

 

ADVANTAGES

  • Optimised and stable friction characteristics for effective operation of limited slip differentials throughout the drain interval.
  • Very good wear protection, even under severe conditions, prolongs component life.
  • Specifically formulated to meet friction requirements of ZF wet brakes and locking differentials.

 

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE CLAIMS

  • API GL-5
  • ZF TE-ML 05C, 12C, 16E, 21C
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Castrol Syntrax Universal Plus 75W-90 - Universal Fluid for manual transmissions

Castrol Syntrax Universal Plus 75W-90 - Universal Fluid for manual transmissions and axles - 1815

 

DESCRIPTION

Castrol Syntrax Universal Plus 75W-90 is a full synthetic multipurpose manual transmission and final drive lubricant. It may be used in synchronised manual transmissions and final drives/differentials of a wide range of vehicles (commercial vehicle, construction equipment, passenger cars) where API GL-4 or API GL-5 fluids are required and it carries a number of approvals.

 

ADVANTAGES

  • A single product for transmissions and final drives reducing inventory and the potential for misapplication
  • Excellent low temperature fluidity provides improved shift quality and wear protection in cold conditions and improves fuel efficiency.
  • Superior high temperature stability and excellent wear protection even in the most arduous conditions prolongs equipment life and allows for extended drain intervals.
  • Full compatibility with conventional mineral oils and seals allows this product to be used in a wide range of applications.

 

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE CLAIMS

  • API GL-4/ GL-5/ MT-1
  • SAE J2360
  • MAN M 3343 S, MAN 341 E3
  • MB-Approval 235.8
  • Scania STO 1:0
  • ZF TE-ML 02B, 05B, 12B, 16F, 17B, 19C, 21B
  • Eaton Transmissions (Europe) approved for 300.000 km drain
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Castrol Syntrans Multivehicle 75W-90 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1817

Castrol Syntrans Multivehicle 75W-90 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1817

 

DESCRIPTION

Castrol Syntrans Multivehicle 75W-90 is a full synthetic SAE 75W-90 manual transmission fluid recommended for most manual transmissions where API GL-4 lubricants are required. It has been successfully used as a problem solver for low temperature shift ability issues in the manual transmissions of a number of manufacturers.

 

ADVANTAGES

  • Excellent synchroniser performance giving extended synchroniser life and shift comfort.
  • Exceptional cold flow properties giving smoother gear shift at low temperatures.
  • High shear stability giving a constant viscosity during oil life and noise reduction.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability for transmission cleanliness and longer oil life.
  • Temperature reduction in operation prolongs the life of lubricant and aids fuel efficiency.

 

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE CLAIMS:

  • API GL-3 / GL-4
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Castrol Syntrans Transaxle 75W-90 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1818

Castrol Syntrans Transaxle 75W-90 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1818

 

DESCRIPTION

Castrol Syntrans Transaxle 75W-90* is a full synthetic gear oil designed to provide enhanced EP performance compared with a conventional GL-4 fluid in combination with synchroniser compatibility; it is approved against VW 501.50 and is suitable for use in transaxles, manual gearboxes, transfer boxes and final drives where an API GL-4 lubricant is specified.
(*SAE class according to SAE J306 pre 2005)

 

ADVANTAGES

  • Excellent anti wear/EP and synchroniser performance makes it ideal for use in transaxles.
  • Better protection leads to longer transmission life and performance.
  • Excellent shift quality especially at low temperatures improves driver comfort.
  • Low temperature fluidity improves wear protection at start up and offers the potential for fuel savings.
  • Temperature reduction in operation extends oil and component life and aids fuel efficiency/ emissions reduction.
  • Very good high temperature stability gives excellent transmission cleanliness prolonging the life of lubricant and Transmission

 

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE CLAIMS:

  • API GL-4+
  • VW 501.50
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Castrol Syntrans Z Longlife 75W-80 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1819

Castrol Syntrans Z Longlife 75W-80 - Manual Transmission Fluid - 1819

 

DESCRIPTION

Castrol Syntrans Z Long Life 75W-80 is a full synthetic SAE 75W-80 fluid developed specifically to meet ZF extended drain intervals requirements (500.000 km) and is approved for use in all ZF commercial manual and automated manual transmissions. It can be recommended in other manual transmissions requiring API GL-4 and is particularly suitable for severe applications where loads and temperatures are higher

 

ADVANTAGES

  • Excellent frictional characteristics with carbon, sinter bronze and molybdenum synchronisers provides improved shift quality and extends component life.
  • Temperature reduction in operation extends the life of the oil and components aiding extended drain intervals and reducing downtime and repair costs.
  • Provides excellent low temperature fluidity giving improved protection and smooth gear shifts at low temperatures.
  • Excellent thermal and oxidative stability extends the life of transmission and lubricant extending drain intervals and reducing service needs.
  • Excellent wear and EP performance provides protection to components under high loads extending component life and reducing maintenance costs.

 

PRODUCT PERFORMANCE CLAIMS

  • API GL-4
  • MAN 341 Z5
  • ZF TE-ML 01E, 02E, 16P
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