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Like to use the Scheaffers in my other vehicles but I'm currently using a high milage oil cause of the age and milage. Would like to stay with a high milage product. Can I get a 5w-30 full synthetic in a high milage formula from Scheaffers?
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I've always been curious what makes a high mileage oil a high mileage oil. My bet, it is a gimmick and any good oil is good oil.

Plain old Castrol GTX has kept my dads ranger going for 400k miles on the stock 2.8.
 

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Supposed to have additives in it that swell and soften the seals. When I started using it in my wife's toyota it helped slow down the valve cover leaks A LOT until I got the time and money to fix em. Has worled wonders on my OLD vehicles. Valvoline got a product of the year award several years back when they introduced the first high milage oil on the market. Soon everybody followed suit. Gives me a little more time between expensive leak repairs. I swear by it!
 

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My scheaffers pricing info is showing a 5w-30 in both synthetic and synthetic blend.
Its been awhile since Ive looked...but I have a feeling you're talking about oil that isnt rated for a diesel.
 

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Sorry, yes they do carry a 5w30 for cars and light trucks (not diesel rated though)
in the 9000 synthetic and also in the 7000 syn-blend
 

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I guess I should've clarified since I am posting on a diesel forum. Duh! Sorry guys. Yes, I am reffering to an oil for a non diesel vehicle. My other vehicles are gassers, wife's Toyota and daughters Plymouth.
 

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in my old escort with 300k on it i used supertech synthetic 5w30. changed it every 4k. ran like a top when i got rid of it
 

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anyone had any problems with the scheffers trans fluid in a 01 superduty. mine was running hot when pulling 10,000. going back to mercon v
 

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anyone had any problems with the scheffers trans fluid in a 01 superduty. mine was running hot when pulling 10,000. going back to mercon v
flushed it like the other forum said and it runs cooler with mercon v, know just 2 more to do. wow pricey with no help from scheaffers
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flushed it like the other forum said and it runs cooler with mercon v, know just 2 more to do. wow pricey with no help from scheaffers
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My bet, your trans was slipping. BTS says Schaeffers is to slick for a stock e4od or 4r100. They recommend good ole Mercon for a stock trans.
 

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I havent used it but always heard really good things about it. Sorry wasnt much help.
 

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anyone had any problems with the scheffers trans fluid in a 01 superduty. mine was running hot when pulling 10,000. going back to mercon v
Never had any issues. Sounds like you may have another issue.

Have you checked to see if your cooler bypass is clean and functioning?

If it gets stuck part open/part closed you'll have issues, but only when towing.

You can also add a friction modifier from lubegard to see if that fixes it. Lubegard 62005 M-V ATF Supplement : Amazon.com : Automotive
 

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