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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Touring 64.1k Transmission Fluid Analysis (WIX)

    I hope so as well. I'm planning to do my next ATF drain and fill within 10-20k. A bit earlier than I was anticipating but better off knowing if my tranny isn't toast I guess.
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Touring 64.1k Transmission Fluid Analysis (WIX)

    So I did 3 drain and fills and 2 pan drops. Reason why I did a second pan drop was because the RTV wasn't sealing properly and I saw a puddle so I had to redo the process. I took the sample on the first drain and fill.
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Touring 64.1k Transmission Fluid Analysis (WIX)

    I hope it's not skewed, I think they ran the test twice but I can't confirm. Would you mind elaborating on why it "wouldn't be that way"? Thanks!
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    Favorite Oil Analysis Provider ?

    So I just received my results back online from the Ohio location. Turnaround time: 9/25 (Friday): Received 10/2 (Friday): Results Posted
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5 Touring 64.1k Transmission Fluid Analysis (WIX)

    Hi All, Here is my analysis that I just received from WIX regarding my ATF FZ for Mazda. This is my first time ever changing the fluid for the transmission.
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    Favorite Oil Analysis Provider ?

    I did try to look into the locations a little more and I think a few years ago some BITOG members mentioned that the Ohio location is the fastest. I sent it there and it arrived last Friday and now it's still being processed. I'll let you guys know how long it takes but the account set up...
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    Sending brand new/unused fluid for analysis?

    The baseline would be to get a starting point of unadulterated oil/fluid to compare against used fluid/oil to see how much additives is remaining. For example, if it started off at "10 moly/ppm" in the bottle but after performing another analysis and I see only "5 moly/ppm", then we can conclude...
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    Sending brand new/unused fluid for analysis?

    Hi All, Just wondering if it would make sense to sample brand new fluid (Transmission/Engine Oil) from the bottle and send it in for an analysis to establish a baseline of some sort? It does seem like a waste of money but it would be more accurate than comparing across universal averages I...
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    Favorite Oil Analysis Provider ?

    Is Polaris the only one seems to offer the most data for the price, assuming you bought it in bulk? It appears that NAPA/WIX only has TBN included but is there other alternatives that include TBN + TAN as well without paying $50/test?
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5, AMSOIL 0W-20 Signature, 13,382/60,382 Miles with TBN Analysis

    I will try it one last time with the Mobil 1 filter and see if the results are consistent. If it is, then I will not go past 10k anymore.
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5, AMSOIL 0W-20 Signature, 13,382/60,382 Miles with TBN Analysis

    I already put in 5 qts of AMSOIL Signature but afterwards, I'll give Mobil 1 a try and see how it goes. Just curious, why would a high iron content be bad? I honestly have no idea why it would thicken.
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5, AMSOIL 0W-20 Signature, 13,382/60,382 Miles with TBN Analysis

    What does 30 grade mean? I will try to do 18-19k for my next oil change and report back but I drive a lot so I don't want to keep getting under my car haha
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5, AMSOIL 0W-20 Signature, 13,382/60,382 Miles with TBN Analysis

    I think I probably messed up on that part where they asked me for make up oil. I was interpreting it as, "how much oil did you add back into the car after the drain"? To clarify, I did not add any extra oil into my engine at all.
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    2016.5 Mazda CX-5, AMSOIL 0W-20 Signature, 13,382/60,382 Miles with TBN Analysis

    Hi All, Here is my first oil analysis ever with extended life. 7/25/20 (OLD) Setup: Oil Used: AMSOIL Signature 0W-20 Filter Used: AMSOIL EA15K12-EA 7/25/20 (NEW) Setup: Oil Used: AMSOIL Signature 0W-20 Filter Used: Mobil 1 M1-108A Extended Performance Oil Filter Commentary from AMSOIL Rep...
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    Best lab analysis for transmission fluid?

    Yep, I don't disagree with that but I just like to get statistics/numbers to analyze and archive it somewhere for reference based on my driving habits.
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    Best lab analysis for transmission fluid?

    Thank you for the recommendation, I will definitely take a look. What is the cost of a Polaris test for UOA?
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    Best lab analysis for transmission fluid?

    Perfect, this was the answer I was looking for. How would you compare NAPA's testing vs. Blackstone? I recently sent in my UOA to Blackstone but it was very expensive ($30 for the kit + $10 for TBN).
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    Best lab analysis for transmission fluid?

    Just looking to see the amount of additives remaining as well as the condition of the oil to give me a better idea of where I stand. I have a Mazda CX-5 and the user manual doesn't state to change the transmission oil or anything so it's very hard to guess how long it will last for.
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    Best lab analysis for transmission fluid?

    Hi All, I was wondering what transmission analysis lab would be the best to send in the results of my fluid with the most comprehensive data? I know about Blackstone-labs but that's about it. Thanks!
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