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Old 03-23-2015, 09:21 PM   #15
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I have the dealer do mine, for the Allison in my Chevy they drain it, replace the filters, and only charge me $180, which is less than I can buy the fluid for. The Allison shop in the valley charges $210, which is still less than the fluid and filters.
For the Motorhome the Chevy Dealer will change the fluid for $250, which is still less than I can buy it for.
You may be surprised at how much cheaper it is if it is done at a high volume shop, they buy in bulk, usually 250 gallons at a time, and get a huge discount.
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Old 03-24-2015, 07:30 AM   #16
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W.W.Williams | Locations Transynd is available in one and 5 gallon. Price is about the same per gallon, $34.
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Old 03-24-2015, 04:31 PM   #17
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Nope, I got it in a 5 gallon bucket from the local Allison shop and they can get it all the way up to something like a 650 gallon tank.
Same here except he told me to bring my own container. I didn't need five gallons so as I recall I took new 2 1/2 gallon and a 1 gallon containers.
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Old 03-24-2015, 05:23 PM   #18
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Wow,
That stuff's gone up. Back about 2 years ago, I converted my MH3000 from Dexron III to Transynd and I got it for right at, $32.00 a gallon. It was so painful watching the first batch of Transynd flow out, only to be THROWN AWAY, with only about 700 to 1000 miles on it. Man that sucked.

But, after installing the second batch of Transynd, I won't have to mess with that tranny for almost 100K miles.
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Surely there's lots of big truck repair facilities in Orlando and they all will have a source for Transynd. Call a couple and ask if you can buy from them or where they get it. That's how I found my local sources.
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Great link ! first off your probably not going to use Transmission Fluid!If you do the you'll end up in an Allison Shop because of a leak.
Second if your Tranny has TranSyndô stay with it.
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Please asks Allison about that, I believe you will learn that:
1.) There are eight (8) brands of TES-295 synthetic ATF which meet the same specifications as TranSynd.
2.) ALL are compatible with TranSynd.
3.) ALL are recommended by Allison for use in Allison M3060 transmissions.
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I get it at O'Reilly Auto Parts. They also have the SCA Coolant and Diesel engine motor oil.
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Please asks Allison about that, I believe you will learn that:
1.) There are eight (8) brands of TES-295 synthetic ATF, (in addition to
TranSynd). which meet the same specifications as TranSynd.
2.) ALL are compatible with TranSynd.
3.) ALL are recommended by Allison for use in Allison M3060 transmissions.
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https://mobildelvac.com/en/automatic...-synthetic-atf
BTW the Freightliner shop near me buys the less expensive Allison approved Mobile Delvac synthetic ATF from a local distributor and charges for Castrol TranSynd.
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BTW the Freightliner shop near me buys the less expensive Allison approved Mobile Delvac synthetic ATF from a local distributor and charges for Castrol TranSynd.
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Not to disagree but I would never mix Fluids- even though they are compatible !
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In 120,000 miles, I have never had to add fluid to the transmission
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In 120,000 miles, I have never had to add fluid to the transmission
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I've never had to add ATF either, but I did change it, (and the filters), every 25k miles, because my Allison originally had "non synthetic" Dexron ATF.

Last summer, at 132k miles, I changed over to synthetic ATF (which extends the recommended change interval to 150,000 miles).

I used Allison approved Mobile Delvac synthetic ATF that bought from a local lube and chemical distributor for $32.81 a gallon, (in a 5 gallon pail).

BTW pays to shop around.
My Freightliner shop buys the exact same Mobile synthetic ATF, from the same distributor, (and sells it as TranSynd), for $44.33 a gallon, ($11.52 a gal more).
While my local Kenworth shop sells TranSynd for $56.13 a gallon.

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