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Old 06-25-2004, 10:47 AM
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Type FA transmission fluid

What does the "A" stand for in Type FA transmission fluid???

Is it the some as Type F???

I have been to a few Auto parts stores to get Type F trans fluid, but could only find type FA, and nobody could tell me what the deferents is.

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I've heard of type A & type F, but never type FA.
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Old 06-28-2004, 02:49 PM
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The little that I have been able to find on type FA transmission fluid is:

From a ford guy….FA = Ford Automatic

From an auto part guy….FA = Ford+Additives

I’m still confused; I guess I better take a better look and find some type F fluid.

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You're OK. Type FA replaced type F. Same applications. In fact 4 Jaw Chuck claims he used to have a job formulating tranny fluids and all auto tranny fluids are the same exact formulation with just different labels!
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Type F replaced Type A in 1961. Type FA is a type that can be used for either application. It is usually hard to find. You want the Type F if at all possible.
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Check this link.. http://www.usahardware.com/inet/shop/item/04120/icn/20-508200/valvoline/341.htm You should be able to order it.

Valvoline ATF makes an FA high quality trans fluid for Ford specs. M2C33-F, M2C33-G and where other type F fluids are recommended.
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