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  1. brandon.edwards

    brandon.edwards Member
    Messages: 39

    I have my E-68 pump on my plow, anyone out there using ATF fluid in their plows? a couple of my western friends said they are using tranny fluid in theirs due to the fact that it doesnt freeze, and hydraulic fluid is rated to freeze below certain temps. Would it be safe to try?
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    No, keep using plow fluid, or Meyer fluid in yours. You'll have no issue.
  3. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    can you use atf??? YES. in an emergency.
    should you use ATF?? no. it will attract moisture and freeze.
    stick with myers blue fluid.
  4. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,978

    i use myers fluid and a capfull of dry gas
  5. derekslawncare

    derekslawncare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,003

    I also have a friend with a western plow that runs full synthetic atf in his and swears by it. He had tried to convert me (I too run meyer) as well but I am scared of ruining seals or something. Of course when I asked my dealer, their only response was that I needed to stay with Meyer in order to remain under warranty.
  6. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 381

    :mechanic: I rebuild a lot of Meyer pumps. the worst are the one with atf fluid. use what your dealer tell you .it cost more for a reason.ussmileyflag
  7. mpriester

    mpriester Senior Member
    Messages: 424

    You put all this money and time in your truck and plow so whats another $20.00 for a couple quarts of the correct fluid going to hurt.
  8. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    Well someone from Michigan thinks that's to much. But consider the source