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Total launches renamed Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) range

Total has launched a renamed Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) range, which replaces the existing MTF product range.

The new Total MTF range involves new product names while maintaining the same formulation for most products and rationalisation of some products.

Manual Transmission Fluid (MTF) is an essential lubricant for the manual transmission of a vehicle which can be a passenger car or a heavy duty vehicle. The manual transmission consists of the gearbox and the axle.

Total’s MTF for gearboxes meets API GL-4 levels and Total’s MTF for axles meets the API GL-5 levels.

In addition to API specifications, most Total MTF products have official direct OEM specifications approvals from the likes of Mercedes Benz, MAN, Scania, Volvo, ZF etc. after officially meeting the technical requirements set by these OEMs.


DUAL: This indicates a product that can be used for both Gearboxes & Axles
GEAR: This indicates a product that is used for Gearboxes only
AXLE: This indicates a product that can be used for Axles only

The numbers in the product name represents performance levels so therefore the higher the number the better the performance. Therefore Gear 9 offers a higher performance level than Gear 7.
Introduction of new products into Ireland.

As the official partner for Total Lubricants in Ireland the new range of MTF’s are available from Finol Oils Ltd or one of their official stockists.

The renamed Total Manual Transmission Fluid range will begin to replace depleted stocks of the current range and Finol’s customers will begin to receive these new products when placing orders as normal for the current range.

For more information on the new range you can contact Finol on 01 4555484 or visit