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Date Registered: 10-2015
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I changed the CVT oil in my T31 Xtrail.
@ 78000 Kms . The CVT oil was replaced 3 times . The car was driven between the transmission oil changes so that it has new fluid all through the gearbox.
I used Penrite CVT V oil rated for NS -2
The car now has 105000 Kms . The transmission is running without any problems!!!!!!
Now driven 27000 Kms with no issues

The Penrite CVT V costs about $50 per 4 litres as compared with approximately $130 for 4 litres . An extra $80 per 4 litres .

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Petrol 2.5
Melbourne
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Date Registered: 06-2017
Location: Canberra, ACT
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From my reasearch for our Swift with a CVT, and the problems we experienced, just steer clear of Castrol Gold CVT fluid, and make sure you get the 'new' formulation of the Penrite.

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Date Registered: 01-2014
Location: Brisbane, QLD
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quote:

silver01 wrote:

I changed the CVT oil in my T31 Xtrail.
@ 78000 Kms . The CVT oil was replaced 3 times . The car was driven between the transmission oil changes so that it has new fluid all through the gearbox.
I used Penrite CVT V oil rated for NS -2
The car now has 105000 Kms . The transmission is running without any problems!!!!!!
Now driven 27000 Kms with no issues

The Penrite CVT V costs about $50 per 4 litres as compared with approximately $130 for 4 litres . An extra $80 per 4 litres .



Thanks for your post, Bazz. Would you happen to know which CVT trans you have? (Located on your build plate. As example, 'RE6F01A')

Cheers.



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Date Registered: 10-2015
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CVT Type RE0F10A

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