Our best option for the G56 manual transmission is AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid. This ATF+4 formulation ticks all the boxes for what is needed in a G56. AMSOIL ATF is formulated to resist shear-down and oxidation in the face of extreme heat.
What fluid does a Dodge G56 transmission take?
Getrag, a subsidiary of Mercedes Benz, manufactured the G56 transmissions that are in 5.9L and 6.7L Dodge turbo diesels From 2005.5 and Newer. Chrysler’s factory setup of the transmission utilizes a dual mass flywheel with a single disk clutch and it is filled with ATF+4 automatic transmission fluid.
How many quarts does a G56 take?
That equals 6.25 qts.
Is the G56 a good transmission?
The G56 transmission is a lightweight transmission that can handle moderately severe use. However, if the engine output has been increased above the stock level, the G56 has been known to fail prematurely due to the increase torque.
What is the best fluid for manual transmission?
Commonly recommended manual transmission fluid formulations include SAE 80W, 75W-90, 80W-90 and SAE 90. In some cases, a multi-grade engine oil or automatic transmission fluid may be recommended. However, a manual transmission fluid is typically the most optimal for manual transmissions.
What vehicles use the G56 transmission?
- 2005 – 2018 Ram 2500 trucks.
- 2005 – 2018 Ram 3500 trucks.
- 2008 – 2018 Ram 4500 trucks.
- 2008 – 2018 Ram 5500 trucks.
- Mercedes-Benz Atego Truck.
- Mercedes-Benz Vario 818.
Are all G56 transmissions the same?
The aluminum cased G56 is much lighter than the cast iron NV5600 and has a higher input torque capacity. The G56 also has a relatively short overdrive ratio, which translates into slightly high engine RPM at cruising speed.
G56 Transmission Specs.
|Fluid Capacity:||~ 4.95 quarts (9.9 pints)|
Who builds G56?
G56 History & Information
Originally manufactured in Brazil by Mercedes-Benz, the Mercedes G56 transmission is a 6-speed manual transmission.
How much does it cost to rebuild a G56 transmission?
Rebuilt Dyno Tested G56 Transmissions 12 month warranty
|Part Number||Description||Your Cost|
|MTCRY029||Rebuilt Transmission 05-UP 4X2||$5,193.33|
|MTCRY030||Rebuilt Transmission 05-UP 4X4||$5,193.33|
|MTCRY028||Rebuilt Transmission 05-UP 4X4||$5,193.33|
|Core Charge on above Transmission||$2,000.00|
Is it OK to put ATF in a manual transmission?
Yes – provided the original equipment manufacturer recommends it. It’s important to check your owner’s manual to make sure before dumping ATF in your manual transmission. In fact, some manuals may call for a gear lube or even a motor oil in older units.
Does transmission fluid brand matter?
Brand doesn’t matter but fluid specifications really do, especially with automatic trans fluids. Put the wrong stuff in and your clutch packs burn out fast. Same applied to limited slip differentials. It has to do with the ‘friction modifiers’, additives designed to make the clutches slip (or not) properly.
Is manual transmission fluid the same as gear oil?
The most obvious answer to this question is that gear oil is generally intended for use in manual gear boxes and transmission fluid is for automatic transmissions.