What is equivalent to ATF Z1?

Also, ATF-DW1 is the official Honda replacement for ATF-Z1.

Is Honda ATF Z1 the same as ATF DW1?

Note: 2011 and newer Hondas come with DW-1 from the factory, DW1 is Honda’s replacement for the old Z1 ATF and is fully compatible/mixable with the old Z1 ATF.

Can I use ATF DW1 instead of ATF Z1?

DW-1 is compatible with and replaces Z1 in all non-cvt Honda transmissions. You can still do a drain and fill at the next recommended interval using DW1 instead of Z1.

When was ATF Z1 discontinued?

Honda discontinues Z1 ATF effective 2011.

Is ATF Z1 synthetic?

ATF Z1 Transmission Oil. Best ATF Z One Full Synthetic Transmission Fluid.

Who makes Honda’s transmission fluid?

Idemitsu is the OEM supplier for Honda DW-1. This version is fully synthetic per an Indemitsu chemical engineer I personally spoke to over the phone. I have noticed smoother shifts after the first drain and fill in a 2013 Civic 1.8 liter. I did 3 drain and fills to get to about 82% new fluid.

Is Honda ATF-Z1 synthetic?

Honda Geuine DW-1 is a synthetic automatic transmission fluid that is equivalent with ATF-Z1. ATF-Z1 was discontinued a while ago.

What type of transmission fluid does Honda use?

Always use Honda ATF-Z1 (automatic transmission fluid). If it’s not available, you may use a DEXRON III automatic transmission fluid as a temporary replacement.

What is in ATF fluid?

Modern ATF consists of a base oil plus an additive package containing a wide variety of chemical compounds intended to provide the required properties of a particular ATF specification.

Do Hondas need special transmission fluid?

Do you Need to Use Honda Brand Fluids? The simple answer is yes. It’s all about corrosion, and Honda fluids will be the best fluid to minimize corrosion and keep your Honda reliable.

Do I have to use genuine Honda transmission fluid?

Who makes Honda ATF fluid?

What can I substitute for Honda atf-z1 fluid?

Any universal or multivehicle ATF, that mentions the zpec, from any of your local departments or autopart stores, should be looked into. I’d use a full synth since certain Hondas don’t have a long lasting tranny reputation.

Is the Honda Z1 fluid synthetic or comproise?

The Honda fluid is not synthetic because it is also used in their CVT transmissions that can not use synthetic. This makes the Honda Z1 a comproise fluid since it’s used in two totally different types of transmissions. I have been using Maxlife in my 99 Odyssey for about 3 years now, and it shifts very smooth with no problems.

Can you substitute CVT fluid for Z1 fluid?

The CVT fluid is very heavily metallic additive fortified, whereas the Z-1 is what’s known as a “soft” fluid. Can it be replaced with something else, sure.

What to do if Honda ATF fails out of warranty?

Honda has been VERY helpful when the AT’s fail out of warranty. A lot of members have gotten free replacements or just had to pay labor costs and Honda would pay for the transmission. With that in mind, I wouldn’t even think about chaning the ATF from their Z1 stuff.