IS HYDRAULIC OIL CAN BE USE AS REPLACEMENT FOR GEAR OIL?
- ?Lv 62 months ago
No not unless your trying to ruin the gearbox its not advisable you do that
- Country BoyLv 72 months ago
No. Gear oil has completely different anti-wear additives for the ring and pinion and or standard transmission.
- regeruggedLv 72 months ago
No. Gear oil is needed to reduce friction. Hyd oil won't do that.
- 2 months ago
Only in older motorcycles can you use transmission fluid in suspension forks.
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- BarryLv 62 months ago
No. Unless you wish to quickly destroy the transmission.
- ?Lv 72 months ago
Hydraulic oil would likely be far too thin (low weight oil) and wouldn't stick to the gears well enough to lubricate them. If you're in a pinch and need to fill something with gear oil, you can use chainsaw bar oil which is quite thick and tacky similar to 80 or 90 weight gear oil, or Lucas oil additive which is very thick and tacky, or even 40 weight motor oil. But you'll definitely want to replace it with the proper gear oil once you get a supply of the stuff. Hydraulic oil is thin like power steering fluid or transmission fluid.
- Anonymous2 months ago