Atf+4 gallon walmart
If you don't want to pay a premium, then I like Valvoline ATF + 4. At any rate, I'd swap the factory fluid by 15k miles. It is cheap and easy. Even WalMart ATF+4 is good and $5 a quart, last I checked. Valvoline is only a buck or two more. But I really think you should drive a JK for awhile. It shifts like a dump truck compared to the JT/JL.WalMart has it in quarts only in their SuperTech brand. So, there you go - use the Valvoline MaxLife IF you are ok with the slipperier later 'backwards compatible' 236.14 OR the just as easily sourced 'ATF+4' for Chrysler / Mopar that all had identical Tranny specs. Any confusion lay in the fact that:
Motorcraft Mercon V Transmission Fluid XT-5-QMC Case 12 Quarts Ford Vehicles $71.89 ATF+4 MOPAR Chrysler Jeep Dodge Automatic Transmission Fluid 1.3 Gallons 3 Pack. 04 E-350 Ext. Based on this Castrol is at the bottom of my list for licensed alternatives to Motorcraft Mercon LV, and Kendall remains at the top of my list.Dexron® VI is formulated to provide improved oxidation stability, greater shear stability, friction durability, foam resistance and twice the service life when compared with the older fluids. It is also recommended for use in hydraulic systems and almost all power steering units, worldwide. • GM License Number J-60156.0. # 2987711008. Jeep Grand Cherokee 4.0L / 4.7L USA Built 1999, ATF+4 Automatic Transmission Fluid by Mopar®. This product is made of high-quality components to meet and exceed strict quality requirements. Designed using state-of-the-art technology and... $6.14 - $6.51.
'96 F-150, 4.9L/2WD/M5OD-R2 transmission. I bought the truck recently and changed the oil, which looked like burnt dumpster juice. I used a gallon of cheap parts store trans fluid and drove it 3,000 miles, then changed it for a gallon of D4. Let me tell you- the shifting is MUCH smoother, the truck even runs quieter at freeway speeds.Valvoline ATF+4 is a full-synthetic transmission fluid specifically engineered to protect and prolong the life of (FCA) Fiat Chrysler automatic transmissions. It is officially licensed and approved by FCA and is fully back-serviceable and can be used wherever ATF+3, ATF+2 or ATF+ is specified.