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Old 01-21-2011, 10:51 AM
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Default Re: Which synthetic gear oil?

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Thanks guys. I learned a few things here. I would have checked the manual but never would have guessed that the manual tranny took ATF! I am heading Stateside soon so will stock up. Dave
Each vehicle is different, so you always have to check. My CR-V uses what is essentially modified engine oil, 10W-30 I think.
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Old 03-01-2012, 02:17 AM
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Default Re: Which synthetic gear oil?

Can you run a Synthetic Rear End Gear Oil in a 1986 Ranger..or should i just use regular gear oil?
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:44 AM
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Default Re: Which synthetic gear oil?

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I changed the rear end oil and tranny fluid on my 2010 at about 2000 mi. Yes, there was a lot of metallic look to both fluids. I put Mobil 1 Syn 75W90 in the rear gear and Mobil 1 Syn ATF in the transmission.
That doesn't sound good.

May have an axle/bearing issue; the rear end making any noises (kind of a rumbling sound)?
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