Originally Posted by ExTex
ATF for Clutch Hydraulic Fluid ?
I'm rebuilding the clutch hydraulic system on my Nighthawk 650 and would like to replace the DOT 3 brake fluid with ATF.
Are there any problems that will arise if I do this ?
The ATF is a lot easier to be messy with and there should be no high temperatures to cause any boiling.
I appreciate any comments.
If it calls for brake fluid you CANNOT use mineral oil (atf) in the system. The seals are not compatible.