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The Valvoline Max Life is spec'd for the tranny. If your tranmission is not in that particular spec, then NO it is not proper. Clear cut. The specifications are listed. I too was confused at first since the transmission specifications are not standard like the oils are. "Bob is the Oil Guy" forum eventually cleared it up for me. Our transmission is the same as that used on Volvos, Honda, Toyota, etc... (make sure we are speaking apples to apples so to speak, not all transmission are included) so the same fluids would apply. IF the proper specification is cited, then you are OK. In this case I mean G0555025A.
 

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Home Made Fill Tool

My wife decided it was time to change fluid and filter (plus pan) for me by hitting a curb recently, here is my fill tool that I made with some help from prototype shop where I work



The valve was $3.99 and barb 3/8" fitting was $1.99 at Harbor Freight and have a gallon jug with pump top that I will pump my fluid from to fill tranny.

Also found this really good video done by Blauparts
https://video.search.yahoo.com/sear...5b3f4c50a2e7db79c677abdfe52716e1&action=click

Worked Great !

 

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Transmission fluid capacity

Help, please! Drained the fluid from my 2009 Jetta S 2.5L (automatic transmission) by removing both the drain plug and the fill stand pipe. I was only able to get 1.75L fluid out. Looks like there was too little fluid there to begin with?

I'm ready to fill fresh transmission fluid. When I screw in the fill stand pipe, does it go in all the way until it is seated? It won't go in all the way through and fall off inside the pan, will it?

I am planning to put in 3.5L of fresh fluid and any excess should drain out of the fill stand pipe. So I need be sure that the fill stand pipe is installed correctly.
 

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You really should consider dropping pan and putting new filter in and cleaning the magnets.

Yes, screw fill tube back in being careful not to go to far, it should be about 10mm or 5/16" up and with mine it got tight at that point.

I probably got about another 1/3 Liter or more out of bottom of pan when removed.

My tranny fluid temp was already at 36C when I started car, not a lot of time to add more fluid, run through gears before tranny fluid was at 45C the high end of the fluid level temp range.
 

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Ok so i gotta ask. Has anyone used liqui moly atf 1200? It came with my pan and filter and new gasket. My pan was dented yrs ago. Wanna change everything I see screams oem only fluid. Anyone on something different? I'm not tuned. It's a daily. 153,000 on it now. Valve body was done at 80,000.

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Transmission fluid capacity

Thanks for replying so quickly. Yes, I'll go with your advice and drop/clean the pan. I just bought the car, so I don't know the service history; but since the fluid looked red and clear, I thought I could get away without dropping the pan. Also, reading the other posts, it looks like 1.75 L out of the pan is too little. So, might as well do the job right and drop the pan, change the filter, etc.
 

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It does not have to be OEM (VW) but it needs to be the correct spec for your transmission. Our 09G takes same fluid as some Toyotas and other cars with the same Aisin style transmission. What spec is the Liguid Moly? G 055 025 A2 Is VW spec
Aisin Warner Automatic Gearbox
BMW 83 22 7 542 290
BMW 83 22 0 402 413
GM 9986195
Land Rover LR002748
Toyota JWS 3309 08886-81016
 

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LIQUI MOLY Top Tec 1200 is suited for a multitude of car models. It is officially approved by General Motors (Dexron IIIH, also suited for Dexron VI), Ford (Mercon V), Toyota (Type T-II / T-IV), Allison (C4, TES 295), Nissan (Matic Fluid, D, J, K), Kia, Mitsubishi and Hyundai (all SP II / SP III), Mazda (ATF M III / ATF M V) and Honda (ATF Z1 (without CVT´s)). Furthermore, it is also suited for JWS 3309 (Aisin Warner), Chrysler (ATF +3, +4), Mercedes (MB 236.1, 236.2, 236.5, 236.6, 236.7, 236.9, 236.10, 236.11), BMW (LT 71141, LA 2634, 7045 E, 8072-B), Volkswagen (VW G 052 162, VW G 055 025), Volvo (97340 / 97341) and Subaru (ATF). It is also suited for a number of commercial vehicles: Daimler (NAG-1), MAN (339 type Z1, Z2 and 339 type V1, V2), ZF (TE-ML 02F, 03D, 04D, 05L, 09, 11A, 11B, 14A, 14B, 16L, 17C), and Voith H 55 6336.xx).
 

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It does not have to be OEM (VW) but it needs to be the correct spec for your transmission. Our 09G takes same fluid as some Toyotas and other cars with the same Aisin style transmission. What spec is the Liguid Moly? G 055 025 A2 Is VW spec
Aisin Warner Automatic Gearbox
BMW 83 22 7 542 290
BMW 83 22 0 402 413
GM 9986195
Land Rover LR002748
Toyota JWS 3309 08886-81016
It's on the list. And it meets approval. But I've had like 3 people tell me I sealed the death of my tranny if i use anything but oem. I use liqui moly in my engine been fine. Just these people put a little nervousness to me about for the tranny. I already got 6 liters new pan and filter. Jus wanted a sense from a few more people.

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LIQUI MOLY Top Tec 1200 is suited for a multitude of car models. It is officially approved by General Motors (Dexron IIIH, also suited for Dexron VI), Ford (Mercon V), Toyota (Type T-II / T-IV), Allison (C4, TES 295), Nissan (Matic Fluid, D, J, K), Kia, Mitsubishi and Hyundai (all SP II / SP III), Mazda (ATF M III / ATF M V) and Honda (ATF Z1 (without CVT´s)). Furthermore, it is also suited for JWS 3309 (Aisin Warner), Chrysler (ATF +3, +4), Mercedes (MB 236.1, 236.2, 236.5, 236.6, 236.7, 236.9, 236.10, 236.11), BMW (LT 71141, LA 2634, 7045 E, 8072-B), Volkswagen (VW G 052 162, VW G 055 025), Volvo (97340 / 97341) and Subaru (ATF). It is also suited for a number of commercial vehicles: Daimler (NAG-1), MAN (339 type Z1, Z2 and 339 type V1, V2), ZF (TE-ML 02F, 03D, 04D, 05L, 09, 11A, 11B, 14A, 14B, 16L, 17C), and Voith H 55 6336.xx).
Ya what I thought. Says it is OK. Just people are weird. But there shop owners and die hard dubbers swearing its bad.

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I will look in my parts drawer at home, may have one left over from my daughters MKIV Jetta that I did not use.

They can be reused, The red ring that wraps around the grey cap separates. There is a tab that you push in and than just pull apart. Easier said than done. Spin it until you see the tab. Then use small flat screwdriver. Be patient.

Looks like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/Audi-TT-VW-...M-321-435-B-/172004282255?hash=item280c410f8f

I think P/N is 01M321435B

http://www.keffervwparts.com/productSearch.aspx?searchTerm=01M321435B
 

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I will look in my parts drawer at home, may have one left over from my daughters MKIV Jetta that I did not use.

They can be reused, The red ring that wraps around the grey cap separates. There is a tab that you push in and than just pull apart. Easier said than done. Spin it until you see the tab. Then use small flat screwdriver. Be patient.

Looks like this http://www.ebay.com/itm/Audi-TT-VW-...M-321-435-B-/172004282255?hash=item280c410f8f

I think P/N is 01M321435B

http://www.keffervwparts.com/productSearch.aspx?searchTerm=01M321435B

Thx!
That is for just the red locking cap. Do you know the part number for the plug as well?
 

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The plug is reusable but part is below

http://www.keffervwparts.com/productSearch.aspx?searchTerm=01M321432A

Do you know for certain you can fill your tranny this way?

Thx again!
I think that is the correct part. Mine was brittle and the securing tabs broke apart so I want to replace it.
Yes, I have already used this port to fill my 09G transmission. It works well and is even labeled "fill port" in the VW technical drawings. However the drain port standpipe still must be used to set the proper fluid level at temperature.
 

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For what its worth, on some 09G transmissions (this is a 2013 trans) You can use this plug as a filler hole. Worked perfectly for me. Same location as the earlier models fill port, but a plug instead of a filll port.
I used a harbor freight fluid transmfer pump, and it made a nice seal in the hole, and made it a super easy job to fill.

Beware though its a T60 or so plug. 8mm hex works too.

 

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09G Fluids

It does not have to be OEM (VW) but it needs to be the correct spec for your transmission. Our 09G takes same fluid as some Toyotas and other cars with the same Aisin style transmission. What spec is the Liguid Moly? G 055 025 A2 Is VW spec
Since I didn't find what I was looking for when I searched this site, here is a list of fluids whose manufacturer's explicitly state are recommended when "G 055 025 A2" is required or are listed as being "equivalent".

Aisin ATF, Automatic Transmission Fluid; Type-IV ($6.75 a quart, BTW)
Valvoline MaxLife ATF
Febi ATF, Automatic Transmission Fluid;
Royal Purple Max ATF
Amsoil Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF
Mobil ATF 3309
Fuchs Titan ATF 4400
Ravenol Semisynth T-IV (holding the empty bottle in my hand).
LIQUI MOLY Top Tec 1200

I'm sure there are others but that was enough for me. Note that I posted this information to a separate thread but thought it might be useful here as well. Obviously I have not tried them all and I'm not recommending any of them. However, I seriously doubt any of them are going to harm your transmission and will likely work just fine.
 
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