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case 580c trans axle oil

Discussion in 'Tractor/Loader/Backhoes' started by jamer, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. jamer

    jamer Member

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    can't seem to find the correct spec oil for the trans axle. Manual shows "Case FDL multipurpose gear lubricant, Api-gl-4, Mil-l-2105b, sae 80 or sae 90. Any in site or replacement type oils would be helpful. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. alrman

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    You already have your answer jamer...... here in AU, I use 85W/140 as it does not get very cold were I live.
     
  3. jamer

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    The sae 90 part it ok but the gl4 is what I can't seem to find. Is it ok to use gl5?
     
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    Apparently the GL5 does not agree with yellow metal (brass synchro rings) in transmission/ transaxle assemblies. So try to find GL4.