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1958 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Automatic Transmission Fluid

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Subject: Automatic Transmission Fluid
Model and Year: 1958 Passenger Cars and Trucks
Source: Chevrolet Service Bulletin
Bulletin Number: DR #318, Section VII
Date: October 17, 1957


Automatic Transmission Fluid used in 1958 production will be dyed red. This makes identification easy and should be of considerable assistance in diagnosing engine and transmission oil leaks.

This change will enter production at all Assembly Plants as soon as existing stocks of transmission fluid are exhausted.


EL Harrig
Manager, Service and Mechanical Department

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1958 Corvette: Service Bulletin: Automatic Transmission Fluid

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