Amsoil Synthetic Dual-Clutch Transmission Fluid - Engine Builder Magazine

Amsoil Synthetic Dual-Clutch Transmission Fluid

AMSOIL has introduced a new synthetic fluid for dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs). AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid’s superior frictional properties protect against shudder and gear clashing to consistently produce fast, smooth shifts.

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AMSOIL has introduced a new synthetic fluid for dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs). AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid’s superior frictional properties protect against shudder and gear clashing to consistently produce fast, smooth shifts. Its exceptional durability provides stability in stop-and-go traffic and excels under intense, high-heat conditions. AMSOIL DCT Fluid’s built-in oxidation resistance helps prevent sludge formation in vital transmission parts.
While DCTs are capable of seamless shifts, they can suffer from shudder or lurching at slow speeds. Transmission fluid with specific frictional properties is required to prevent shudder. DCT fluid must also maintain the proper viscosity to provide protection during the high-heat operation native to high-performance sports sedans and supercars.
The concept of two transmissions working in tandem within one vehicle dates back to the 1930s. The dual-clutch transmission (DCT) made its first practical appearance decades later in several 1980s-era race cars. In 2003, Volkswagen’s Golf* Mk4 R32 was the first production vehicle to feature the technology. Today the spectrum of vehicles with DCTs has widened, from the Hyundai Sonata* to the Nissan GT-R*.
● Outstanding wear protection
● Excellent performance in extreme heat and cold
● Designed to prevent shudder
Use in dual-clutch transmission that require any of the following specifications: BMW 83 22 2 148 578, 83 22 2 148 579, 83 22 0 440 214, 83 22 2 147 477, DCTF-1, MTF-LT-5; CHRYSLER 68044345; CITROEN/PEUGEOT 9734.S2; FERRARI/SHELL TF DCTF-3; FORD WSS-M2C-936-A; MERCEDES BENZ 236.21, 236.25; MITSUBISHI Dia-Queen SSTF-I; NISSAN GT-R Transmission Oil R35 Special; PENTOSIN FFL-2, FFL-3, FFL-4; PORSCHE 999.917.080.00, 043 207 29, 043 207 30, 000 430 20; VOLVO 1161838, 1161839; VW/AUDI G 052 182, G 052 529, TL 521 82
AMSOIL Synthetic DCT Fluid should be changed according to vehicle manufacturer’s recommendations. It is available in quarts.

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