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Mobil ATF.sounds like U.S. Army special forces...

21.03.2007 (27.05.2007)

Does what it says on the tin .

Has to be paid for .

Recommendable Yes:

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Mobil Automatic Transmission Fluid, is what you will have in your Auto gearbox, and power steering system.

Mobil Multi-Vehicle ATF is a premium synthetic blend lubricant for automatic transmissions and other applications that require a fluid satisfying Ford's Mercon V specification. It is also approved for applications where a Ford Mercon type fluid is recommended. Mobil Multi-Vehicle ATF is recommended by ExxonMobil for use in GM vehicles, 2005 and earlier. It is also recommended by just about every car maker worldwide.

Mobil DEXRON-VI ATF is recommended for 2006 and newer GM vehicles and for improved performance in 2005 and earlier GM vehicles, wherever DEXRON is specified. Additionally, Mobil Multi-Vehicle ATF is suitable for use in both newer and older Chrysler automatic transmission applications.

It is vital that you have the correct fluid on your gearbox, and indeed in your power steering system, also of course you must have the correct amount.

Mobil fluid is designed to give :-
Long life to fluids & systems.
Good resistance to chemical deterioration.
Excellent flow properties, especially at low start-up temperatures and high operating temperatures.
Excellent lubricating characteristics for quiet operation, smooth shifting, and excellent wear protection.
Excellent viscosity stability (high viscosity index) to help assure adequate lubrication without excessive thinning in severe high-temperature service or thickening at low starting temperatures.
Dependable protection against rust and corrosion, it contains corrosion inhibitors like your central heating system.
The fluid contains a red dye, it it turns brown, then it needs changing.

It is recommended by errr, just about everyone really.

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I am adding health & safety as requested by one member, see here a quote from Mobil:-
Based on available toxicological information, this product produces no adverse effects on health when properly handled and used. No special precautions are suggested beyond attention to good personal hygiene, including laundering oil-soaked clothing and washing skin-contact areas with soap and water. A Material Safety Data Bulletin is available from Mobil Commercial Division offices or by calling 1-800-227-0707, Ext. 3265. For additional technical information, call 1-800-662-4525.

I am also adding this:-
This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended application and according to the recommendations in the Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). MSDS's are available upon request at 715-392-7101 or on our website. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Don't pollute. Return used oil to collection centers.

I have also found more first aid info:-
Health Hazard Data
Acute Effects N/A
Swallowing May cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Small amounts of this product, if aspirated into the lungs, may cause mild to severe pulmonary injury, possibly death.
Inhalation Inhalation of oil mists or fumes can cause irritation fo the nose, throat and upper respiratory tract. Repeated and prolonged overexposure to oil mist may result in droplet deposition, oil granuloma formation, inflammation and increase incidence of infection.
Skin Contact May cause irritation or dermatitis with prolonged and/or repeated exposure.
Eye Contact May cause irritation.
Chronic Effects N/A
Other Hazards None Known


I am reminded by Richada that it is a very effective paint stripper, keep it well away from your bodywork.

Containers are either one litre, or five litres for the trade. The one litre bottles are easy pour, .

Prices vary so much, I have seen it at £11 for a litre bottle, which is a lot more than £4 for a cheaper make (I would go for the Mobil)

If you need any more info please see data sheet at:-

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mightymuffin 28.05.2007 14:01

Nice review here with lots of useful information xx

octavio.teixeira 03.05.2007 19:05

Great review, well written...

BloodySpike 24.03.2007 18:35

great review

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