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Old 07-18-2011, 07:45 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What type of transmission fluid do you use for 2001 toyota camry 4 cy?

Thank you for your help Anne.
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If you have Advance Auto nearby use Mobil-1 fully synthetic ATF using their discount coupon code. You should come close to $5.50 or so per quart depending on the discount.

Next tier are the Walmart SuperTech Mercon-V just under $4 and Castrol Import Multi-vehicles ATF just under $5. (you can see the advantage of using Mobil-1 at these prices).

Then it's the plain dino fluid, for example, the under-$3 SuperTech ATF. If you buy 1 gallon jugs each gallon is under $10.

All are Dexron-III type compatible.
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If you have Advance Auto nearby use Mobil-1 fully synthetic ATF using their discount coupon code. You should come close to $5.50 or so per quart depending on the discount.

Next tier are the Walmart SuperTech Mercon-V just under $4 and Castrol Import Multi-vehicles ATF just under $5. (you can see the advantage of using Mobil-1 at these prices).

Then it's the plain dino fluid, for example, the under-$3 SuperTech ATF. If you buy 1 gallon jugs each gallon is under $10.

All are Dexron-III type compatible.
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Thank you John I will use Mobil-1 fully synthetic ATF from Advance Auto and use their discount coupon. Is this the right coupon code BIG25? Anne
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I keep this listing handy, hope it helps, discount codes for online ordering in brackets

list is kinda old, and since then AAP jacked up the price of Mobil1 ATF to $9.59 (used to be $8.20 !!)

Mobil1 Dex/Merc ATF $9.19/qt @ Advance Auto
7qts @ $5.62/qt (BIG25)
6qts @ $5.85/qt (A123)
5qts @ $6.19/qt (BIG15)
4qts @ $6.69/qt (BIG10)
2qts @ $6.69/qt (BIG5)


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Thank you John I will use Mobil-1 fully synthetic ATF from Advance Auto and use their discount coupon. Is this the right coupon code BIG25? Anne
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That's great. The closest Advance to Calif is in Colorado. Oh well.
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Does synthetic ATF make a different in shift quality compare to regular ATF or is it just for fluid durability? This is making wish I filled my transmission and diff with synthetic, but I got Valvoline Dex/Merc for $2.50 a bottle so I shouldn't really complain.
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The synthetic fluid should maintain the shift quality longer and hold up against heat better. But initially they should both be the same. I'd still change the fluid every 10-15K miles because the A-series is kinda dirty unless you have a Magnefine on there they the fluid will probably stay red for a longer period of time.

You can try Mobil-1 or SuperTech Mercon-V that's suitable for D-III at least in the differential. The ST Mercon-V is about $3.90/qt so not a real advantage for those who can by Mobil-1 for a little more.
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