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pump oil

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by chas4x4, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. chas4x4

    chas4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 101

    I have a older fisher with the pump belt driven can you use transmission fluid in the pump with out hurting it or will there be any other effects to using it.
  2. Tedd

    Tedd Member
    from CT
    Messages: 36

    Years ago I had similair set-up and used atf for many seasons with no problems. Later I switched to thicker hyd. oil and that worked good in a worn pump.
  3. PlowboyVT

    PlowboyVT Member
    from VT
    Messages: 67

    That's all I used with the belt pump. Really don't need low temp oil because the pump is in the engine compartment.
  4. mikelawtown

    mikelawtown Senior Member
    from Mass
    Messages: 429

    I used trans fluid for 4 yrs without any probs.....