The importance of fluid choice, according to Search Auto Parts.
It’s a bad thing when the “expert” is Uncle Joe, the shade tree genius, it’s close to criminal when the “expert” is one of us in the industry. Once upon a time, you could get away with putting just about any fluid in a vehicle. Today, put the wrong oil in an engine and you might cut its life down to a few weeks.
That goes for all of the other fluids in a vehicle. Put the wrong oil in a CVT transaxle and you won’t get out of the parking lot. The wrong coolant or coolant blend and the heat exchangers might begin leaking within hours.