Lubricants & Fluids

CAPACITIES AND SPECIFICATION

Engine oil
Semi synthetic oil 10W30 or 10W40 (e.g. Mobil Super)
Fully synthetic oil 10W40 or 5W40 (e.g. Mobil 1)
Refilling capacity – approx 3 litres

Transmission
Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) to specification Dexron 3
(usually indicated Dexron 111 on the pack)
(Dexron 2 is acceptable if 3 not available)
Capacity – approx 6.5 litres

Power steering
Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) to specification Dexron3
(usually indicated Dexron111 on the pack)
(Dexron2 is acceptable if 3 not available)
Dextron fluids can be red (usually) or golden and can safely be mixed.

Brake fluid
Fluid to DOT 3 or 4 specification (DOT 2 is also acceptable)
Under no circumstances should silicon based fluid to DOT 5 specification be used

General lubrication
engine oil
Brake contact parts (not hydraulic parts) Copper based grease or Mintex Cera Tec

Bearings and general greasing
Lithium based high temperature grease

Coolant
50% mixture of ethylene glycol or propylene glycol antifreeze or pre-mixed coolant without dilution
Normal antifreeze – change every 2 years
Long life antifreeze – change every 5 years