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dougg996

996tt ATF options

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Hi Wondering if anyone has advice on alternative ATF products for a 2003 996tt ATF change, other than the Porsche brand. The OPC here in Australia charge $50 per Litre for ATF and Fuchs Titan 3353 (which Pelican Parts say is an OEM supplier to Porsche), is no longer available.

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thanks Richard, I will look into it.

how does one find out about approved suppliers for oils and fluids? Bill

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Have checked and would appear that the shell product is also unavailable.

any other suggestions?

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The 996 Turbo box is a derivative of the Mercedes 722.6 transmission.  SHELL Spirax S4ATF3403 is quoted as a replacement for 3403-M115 by a supplier I use over here (lubricantsupplies.co.uk).  It has MB approval, but no specific Porsche approval that I can find.

Porsche release approved oil lists on a regular basis.  Engine oil lists seem to be released at least once a year, but the last one for Approved transmission fluids for the 996 I have seen is dated 2008, and shows the 3403-M115.  The lists are published as Technical Service Bulletins.  Google that and you will find sites that you can download them from. 


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Are you sure you can't get Fuchs Titan 3353 over there?  A quick Google took me to this site:
https://lubricants-ils.com.au/product/fuchs-titan-atf-3353/

 

 

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thanks again Richard that's very helpful.

I did try to google availability and I didn't spot that particular supplier and will call them tomorrow. However when I went directly to Fuchs Australia they advised that they ceased importing the stuff three years ago

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