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Old 11-09-2006, 11:33 PM   #1
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Incase you all have not heard the improvements of this new ATF fluid, here they are.

Subject: Info - Release of DEXRON VI Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) #04-07-30-037B - (06/12/2006)



Models: 2007 and Prior Passenger Cars and Light Duty Trucks

2003-2007 HUMMER H2

2006-2007 HUMMER H3

2005-2007 Saturn Relay

2005 and Prior Saturn L-Series

2005-2007 Saturn ION

2005-2007 Saturn VUE with 4T45-E

2005-2007 Saab 9-7X



Except 2007 and Prior Chevrolet Aveo, Epica, Equinox, Optra

Except 2007 and Prior Pontiac Torrent, Vibe, Wave

Except 2003-2005 Saturn ION with CVT or AF23 Only

Except 1991-2002 Saturn *-Series

Except 2007 and Prior Saturn VUE with CVT, AF33 or 5AT (MJ7/MJ Transmission Only


This bulletin is being updated with the 2007 model year. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 04-07-30-037A (Section 07 -- Transmission/Transaxle).


DEXRONŽ-VI ATF
General Motors Powertrain has recently upgraded to DEXRONŽ-VI ATF with the start of 2006 vehicle production.

Only 2005 and prior models that currently use DEXRONŽ-III may use DEXRONŽ-VI as a replacement.

All 2006 and future models that use DEXRONŽ-VI are to be serviced with DEXRONŽ-VI fluid only.

DEXRONŽ-VI is an improvement over DEXRONŽ-III in the following area:

DEXRONŽ-VI

Extended Factory Fill For Life
160,000 km (100,000 mi) For Cars and Light Duty Trucks*

80,000 km (50,000 mi) (Severe Use) For Cars and Light Duty Trucks*

Clutch Friction Stability
Improved 100%

Clutch Durability Due To Fluid
Improved 120%

Oil Film Thickness
Increased 20%

Fluid Oxidation
Improved 100%

Foam/Aeration
Improved 150%

Shear Stability
Improved 200%


* These ATF change intervals remain the same as DEXRONŽ-III for the time being.

2006-2007 Transmission Fill and Cooler Flushing
Some new applications of the 6L80 six speed transmission will require the use of the J 45096 - Flushing and Flow Tester to accomplish transmission fluid fill. It is highly recommended that the clean oil reservoir of the machine be purged of DEXRONŽ-III and filled with DEXRONŽ-VI.

Parts Information
Part Number
Description

88861003 (US)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (1 qt bottle)

88861045 (US)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (1 gal bottle)

88861046 (US)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (55 gal drum)

88861004 (Canada)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (1L bottle)

88861043 (Canada)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (4L bottle)

88861044 (Canada)
DEXRONŽ-VI Auto Trans Fluid (205L drum)
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Thanks motorhead, Im going to move this to gen Chat as it is information for others as well.
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I'm assuming this can be put in my 92?
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If yours normally uses Dexron III...
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I was reading about Dexrom VI right from the candian chemical manufacturers website, and they stated that any GM Vehicle that takes Dexrom II or above is reccommended for use but is suitable for ANY GM transmission. Correct me if I'm wrong, but why wouldn't it be?
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It depends on the composition of the parts and the fluid. It might harm something it wasn't designed to work with.
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Is there a Dexron 4 and 5?
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Is there a Dexron 4 and 5?
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Is there a Dexron 4 and 5?
www.google.com
Gee... thanks Bill...
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