jo asked in Cars & TransportationCar MakesHonda · 8 months ago

Can i use hydraulic fluid from a truck for my automatic honda crv ?

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  • 7 months ago

    No. Use only Honda ATF for your Vee.

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  • zipper
    Lv 6
    8 months ago

    Honda fluid is different and is what must be used in any Honda.

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  • 8 months ago

    I wouldn't put any fluids in a Honda other then from a bottle marked compatible with Honda fluids.Why take a chance for under a $10 bottle of whatever kind of fluid it is?!

    If it's brake fluid make sure it's DOT 3.

    Get the tranny ATF changed at the dealer every 60,000 miles so that they have records of you doing the maintenance with them. That way when the CVT tranny fails you can get a customer good will extended warranty.

    Source(s): Mitsubishi Master Tech
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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Why not Gomez, and you can suck it directly out from Jet Dorks DEF RAM junk truck tank for free.

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  • Ron
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    You most certainly can. After it's done, you can call a tow truck and have your Honda hauled off to the dealer for repairs

    • jo8 months agoReport

      lol Thanks Ron . A person only knows when he asked a stupid question after he asked it right lol.

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  • ?
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Use the automatic transmission fluid that is specified by the vehicle manufacturer. Failure to use the proper fluid could cause major problems with your transmission.

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  • 8 months ago

    No. Your Honda takes specific tranny fluid.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    For the transmission ? NO.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    In an emergency you can even use motor oil as a substitute for hydraulic fluid. I'm looking at auto parts store websites and they seem to distinguish between "tractor" and "conventional" hydraulic fluid. But I don't know.

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  • Lisa A
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    No. Don't put dirty hydraulic fluid into any vehicle.

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