[Vwdiesel] Transmission fluid draining
vwdieselbunny at yahoo.com
Sat May 28 19:58:39 EDT 2005
I cannot 100% verify anything, but I do know that I
had TWO Beetle trannys die (discentigrate is a better
term) in less than two weeks after draining and
filling with GL-5.
A very knowledgeable VW guy advised me that it was the
GL-5 eating the yellow metals in the trannys.
I can tell you that none of my VW's trannys will ever
--- paulr <reichp at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I don't know if this is an "old wives tale", but I
> think I read somewhere that the additives in GL-5
> attack the (bronze???) synchronizers in the
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