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Author Topic: Oil Gauge Problems  (Read 828 times)

SHOwn

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Re: Oil Gauge Problems
« Reply #15 on: April 03, 2018, 10:27:23 PM »

Try it. Mine was so bad that I was sure it was probably shot. That was 30k ago and she is still a treat to shift compared to my 07 Focus. The change took effect within a few blocks of driving after the change. The last time I saw something like it was with the same problem when I had a 92 topaz which did the same thing. I bought it at a good price knowing it had a bad head gasket which I fixed, but I had that syncro issue to fix still. My brother who raced a 86 Escort GT convinced me to try Mobil1 synthetic trans fluid in it and I had a similar outcome. Within a few miles she stopped being troublesome into 3rd and I put another 60k on that car and never had any issues with the trans again. Thatís why I tried synthetics twice with the Capri before I heard about the Synchromesh. I donít know why, but it works better in the Capri transaxle than synthetics do. I ran synthetic ATF in my SHO also, but I think the Capri needs Penzoil Syncromesh.
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'91 XR2, LM 16" Chrome Drifters, White Gauge Faces, Kuhmo 40's, Big Brake UG, 2.5" Mandrel Bent CATback, BMW318 Heated Seats, `94 console, '99 Dodge Neon Spoiler, '94 XR2 Sideskirts Bumpers and taillights, Fresh Basecoat-Clearcoat Cardinal Red (Jul2014), vj11/vj14 hybrid, manual boost CTL.
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