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3.2. Specifications

The recommended lubricants and liquids

 The lubricants and liquids recommended for use of cars by the company manufacturer at the time of drawing up the present manual are listed below. Fresher information can be obtained at company car repair shops of the company.

Type and properties of working liquids

Motive oil

Type

Universal engine oil for petrol engines of the class SH or SJ on API

Viscosity

 Mitsubishis recommend to use motive SAE 5W-30 oil for all climatic conditions; in the conditions of moderate and hot belts it is allowed to apply SAE 10W-30 oil.

 Pay attention to conditions of guarantee maintenance of the new car concerning use of synthetic motive oils!

Fuel

SOHC engines

Unleaded gasoline with octane number not lower than 87

DOHC engines

Unleaded gasoline with octane number not lower than 91

Gearbox oil for RKPP

Gipoidny SAE 75W-85W gearbox oil or 75W-90W (the class GL-4 above on API)

ATF for AT

ATF Mercon®

Oil for the transfer case (all-wheel drive Galant)

 

Gipoidny SAE 75W-85W gearbox oil or 75W-90W (the class GL-4 above on API)

Oil for differential of the main transfer of the back bridge (all-wheel drive Galant)

The class GL-5 above on API

  • For ambient temperatures above -23 °C
SAE 90, 85W-90 or 80W-90
  • For the range of temperatures from -23 °C to -34 °C
SAE 80W or 80W-90
  • For temperatures below -34 °C
SAE 75W

Lubricant for the chassis

Universal lubricant on a lithium basis of NGLI No2

 In case of a discrepancy with the data given on VECI label, preference should be given the last

Brake system

Minimum admissible thickness of frictional overlays of blocks of disk brake mechanisms, mm

1.6

Minimum admissible thickness of frictional overlays of boots of drum brake mechanisms, mm

1.6

Efforts of tightening of threaded connections, Nanometer

 

Hollow bolt of nipple connection of the top fuel pipe on the fuel filter

30

Cap nut of nipple connection of the lower fuel pipe on the fuel filter

35

Bolts of fastening of the fuel filter

14

Drain stopper of a case of RKPP

30

Jellied/control stopper of a case of RKPP

Drain stopper of a case of AT

30 ÷ 35

Bolts of fastening of the AT filter on valvate assembly

7

Bolts of fastening of the pallet of a case of AT

10 ÷ 12

Drain stopper of differential of the main transfer (model with AT)

30 ÷ 35

Drain stopper of the transfer case

32

Jellied/control stopper of the transfer case

32

Drain stopper of a case of differential of the main transfer of the back bridge (all-wheel drive Galant)

32

Jellied/control stopper of a case of differential of the main transfer of the back bridge (all-wheel drive Galant)

32

Volumes of working liquids, l *

* All volumes are specified only approximately. At adjustment be verified with-level tags.