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June 29, 2016

AMSOIL INTRODUCES NEW DCT TRANSMISSION FLUID

DCT

 

Dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs) are automatic transmissions based on the architecture of manual transmissions. The complex system essentially consists of two manual transmissions in the same housing. As one clutch is engaged, the other readies the next appropriate gear, minimizing the interruption of power and improving performance and efficiency. A specially formulated fluid is required to maintain the high-performance output of these advanced transmissions. AMSOIL 100% Synthetic DCT Fluid is designed to protect high-tech dual-clutch transmissions during the most intense, high-heat operating conditions. It provides the fast, smooth shifts drivers expect.

Excellent Friction Durability
Dual-clutch transmissions are capable of seamless, split-second shifts but can suffer from shudder or lurching at slow speeds. AMSOIL 100% Synthetic DCT Fluid is engineered to prevent shudder in sophisticated dual-clutch transmissions. Its frictional properties provide superior protection and consistently produce fast, smooth shifts. Synthetic DCT Fluid’s exceptional durability ensures stability in stop-and-go traffic. It promotes stable synchronizer engagements, extending the life of the transmission.

Outstanding Wear Protection
AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid resists the extreme heat in today’s high-temperature DCTs to provide complete protection for gears, bearings and other vital parts. Its high film strength and anti-wear/extreme-pressure additives are specifically designed to protect the metal surfaces of DCTs.

Resists Heat and Oxidation
Maintaining proper viscosity at extreme temperatures is crucial to protect the components of a dual-clutch transmission. AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid provides complete protection during the intense conditions native to high-performance sports sedans and supercars.

Superior Shear Stability
Transmission fluid can shear at the molecular level as it passes between gear teeth. This leads to reduced viscosity and decreased wear protection. AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid resists shear and provides consistent viscosity, even in the extreme stress of high-horsepower, high-torque applications.

  • Outstanding wear protection
  • Excellent performance in extreme heat and cold
  • Designed to prevent shudder

APPLICATIONS
Use in dual-clutch transmissions that require any of the following specifications:

BMW* 83 22 2 148 578, 83 22 2 148 579, 83 22 0 440 214, 83 22 2 147 477, DCTF-1, MTF-LT-5 • Chrysler* 68044345 • Citroen/Peugeot* 9734.S2 • Ferrari/Shell* TF DCTF-3 • Fiat* BOT 341 • Ford* WSS-M2C-936-A • Mercedes Benz* 236.21, 236.25 • Mitsubishi* Dia-Queen SSTF-I • Nissan* GT-R* Transmission Oil R35 Special • Pentosin* FFL-2, FFL-3, FFL-4 • Porsche* 999.917.080.00, 043 207 29, 043 207 30, 000 430 20 • Renault* BOT 450 • Volvo* 1161838, 1161839 • VW/Audi* G 052 182, G 052 529, TL 521 82

SERVICE LIFE
AMSOIL 100% Synthetic DCT Fluid should be changed according to your vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations.

WARRANTY
AMSOIL products are backed by a Limited Liability Warranty. For complete information visit www.amsoil.com/warranty.aspx.

HEALTH & SAFETY
This product is not expected to cause health concerns when used for the intended applications and according to the recommendations in the Safety Data Sheet (SDS). An SDS is available via the Internet at http://www.amsoil.com or upon request at (715) 392-7101. Keep Out of Reach of Children. Recycle used oil and bottle.

*All trademarked names are the property of their respective owners and may be registered marks in some countries. No affiliation or endorsement claim, express or implied, is made by their use. All products advertised here are AMSOIL-engineered for use in the applications shown.

For detailed typical technical properties, download the product data bulletin.

For more information about AMSOIL go to http://www.amsoil.com or http://www.The1stSyntheticoil.com.  Should you desire to purchase AMSOIL products, call 1-800-777-7094 and tell the operator you are working with ZO 9792.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AMSOIL ANNOUNCES PRICE INCREASE

After holding the line on pricing in the U.S. for the past five years, we are forced to implement a minimal price adjustment effective Aug. 1. The costs of base oils and other raw materials have increased significantly in the past few months, while the costs of every aspect of manufacturing and distribution have increased over the past five years. The accumulation of those increased costs requires an average price increase of 6 percent on many AMSOIL products. Commissions will be increased accordingly. The renewed strength of the Canadian dollar and relative stability of the exchange rate has allowed us to leave Canadian pricing as it stands.

Updated pricing information will be available in the Product Pricing Interface in the Dealer Zone as soon as possible. We will notify retail and commercial accounts by mail and online, but you should follow up with your accounts to ensure they are aware of the pending price adjustment. The AMSOIL U.S. Wholesale Price List (G3500) and Dealer Profit List (G3501) will be revised to reflect new pricing and commissions; watch the Dealer Zone for an announcement of availability. The AMSOIL Retail Catalog (G100) will also be revised and made available as soon as possible. Since the price adjustment occurs close to the regularly scheduled October catalog revision, you will receive a copy in your September issue of AMSOIL Magazine rather than the October issue.

For more information about the #1 Synthetic Lubrication company in America, go to http://www.amsoil.com or http://www.The1stSyntheticoil.com.  Should you desire to purchase products prior to the price increase give the operator ZO 9792.

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