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Old 09-06-2014, 10:38 PM   #1
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HWH leveling fluid question

What kind of brand and type of fluid is recommended for the HWH leveling system?

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Interesting question. I had thought it was a "closed" system.

I'll be looking for responses also.

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Old 09-06-2014, 11:04 PM   #3
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Early years , pre 2000 I believe HWH , used Dexron III, they have since developed their own fluid.
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They do have their own fluid, but still recommend Dex III if their fluid is not available. It is a closed system, but little leaks may develop, or you may have to bleed a line to get the jacks up or a slide in if their are valve problems. Their recommendation is to check the fluid when all jacks are up and all slides are in. There is a line on the reservoir tank cap that indicates low, but it is hard for me to see where the real level is, so I stay happy if the dipstick is wet somewhere.
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Dextron III is what they're using. The HWH special fluid (at twice normal price) is Dextron III without the red color. You could also use Transynd, Delvac, or any other fluid that meets the TES-295 spec, either as a top off or after a fluid change.
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Old 09-09-2014, 06:16 PM   #6
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pigman has it right. dexron of any number will work, as well as others listed in his post.
type f, or brake fluid are not usable in our system.
there is also a fluid available from hwh that is pourable at 50 below, but its also above average price.
the dexron without the dye is not specially formulated, just more expensive for us to get conoco to package without the dye.
the room systems with mechanisms above the floor, that would possibly leak on the carpet, are where hwh recommends the use of the clear fluid. many manufacturers still use the red fluid.
anything that is not mass produced, or is out of the ordinary seems to cost more.

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