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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 Axle EPX 80W-90 gear oil is an extreme pressure multigrade gear oil which is based upon highly refined mineral oils and incorporate extreme pressure additives, corrosion and oxidation inhibitors and anti-foam agents.
Castrol Axle EPX 85W-140 is a good multipurpose axle oil which may be used in differentials, final drives in both passenger cars and commercial vehicles where API GL-5 performance is required. Castrol Axle EPX 85W-140 is approved by ZF for use in a wide range of commercial applications including axles in off-road and agricultural equipment.
Castrol Manual EP 80W-90 is an extreme pressure mineral based Manual Transmission Fluid suitable for use in applications where API GL-4 performance is required. Approved for use in ZF manual transmissions.
Castrol Syntrans Z Long Life 75W-80 is a full synthetic SAE 75W-80 fluid developed specifically to meet ZF extended drain intervals requirements (500.000 km) and is approved for use in all ZF commercial manual and automated manual transmissions. It can be recommended in other manual transmissions requiring API GL-4 and is particularly suitable for severe applications where loads and temperatures are higher.
Castrol Syntrax Universal Plus 75W-90 is a full synthetic multipurpose manual transmission and final drive lubricant. It may be used in synchronised manual transmssions and final drives/differentials of a wide range of vehicles (commercial vehicle, construction equipment, passenger cars) where API GL-4 or API GL-5 fluids are required and it carries a number of approvals.
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