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Gearbox Oils for Manual Transmissions, Axle Oils and Automatic Transmission Fluid
We stock a large range of hand picked, high quality gear oils, perfect for trucks and heavy goods vehicles
Replacing your vehicle's axle or gearbox oil is usually a surprisingly straightforward task that is commonly overlooked. There's generally nothing too much to be daunted by... in fact replacing gear oil is normally a very similar process to changing engine oil.
Running a high quality gear fluid not only ensures smooth gear change but is vital for the protection of internal components and gear faces / teeth. Even if your vehicle manufacturer states that the gearbox is 'fill for life', you'll quite often find it still has a drain and replacement time scale... so well worth checking.
Castrol ATF Dex II Multivehicle is an Automatic Transmission Fluid which may be used in automatic transmissions and power steering units of many types of vehicle where Dexron IID or Mercon performance is required. It is also approved for use in many european heavy duty automatic transmissions and Mercedes Benz manual transmissions.
Castrol Transmax Dex III Multivehicle is designed for use in GM automatic transmissions (ATF) 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. Formerly TQ DIII
Castrol Transmax Z is a high quality full synthetic transmission fluid. It is particularly recommended for use in automatic and semi automatic transmissions used in buses and coaches. It 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.
Shell Spirax S6 ATF A295 Oil is a fully synthetic, heavy-duty automatic transmission fluid which is specifically designed and approved for use in transmissions requiring Allison TES-295 fluids. Spirax S6 ATF A295 is approved for extended service intervals and remains stable even under severe operating conditions.
Shell Spirax S6 ATF ZM is a synthetic fluid developed by Shell Lubricants and ZF, a leading global transmission manufacturer. It is a fluid you can rely on to last for up to 150,000 km or three years, (whichever is first) even under severe conditions, without risk to the transmission components or the warranty.
Shell Spirax S6 ATF VM Plus Oil is a premium performance, automatic transmission fluid specifically designed for use in Voith Turbo transmissions. Spirax S6 ATF VM Plus is recommended for extended oil drain intervals in the DIWA.6 and DIWA.5 transmissions for 180,000km, while it is also suitable for DIWA.3E and older DIWA transmissions at the extended oil drain interval of 120,000km.