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1985-1992 Fleetwood, 1993 Sixty Special, All FWD Forum Discussion, Transmission Fluid in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; I have an '86 FWD Fleetwood. The manual says to use Dexron II. transmission fluid, but you can hardly find ...
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    Transmission Fluid

    I have an '86 FWD Fleetwood. The manual says to use Dexron II. transmission fluid, but you can hardly find it. Looks like there's a lot of Dexron III. Is the "III" okay to use? Thanks!

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    Re: Transmission Fluid

    I found this little titbit of info on Dextron III fluid.

    http://www.shel.ca/code/products/com.../pz_header.pdf

    Says its ok to use it on systems requiring Dextron II fluid near the bottom. Hope this helps.

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    Re: Transmission Fluid

    Use the Dextron 3....it has superceded the older Dex2

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    Re: Transmission Fluid

    Thanks, JeffS. By the way, nice pics of your Sedan deVille.

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    Re: Transmission Fluid

    Quote Originally Posted by bbob
    Use the Dextron 3....it has superceded the older Dex2
    Thanks to you also, bbob. I KNEW you would give an answer!

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