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Non Matic D fluid in T-case

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I'm looking for some replacement fluid for the transfer case. I know Matic D fluid is required, and I know Nissan says J, K, and S will work in D applications.

My question is, I found a fluid I really want to use, but it is only compatible with Matic S, K, and J. Because it works with those, is it safe to assume it's backwards compatible with D?
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This is not a very critical fluid. The transfer case only uses the ATF as a lubricant and not a hydraulic fluid like in a AT. So any Matic D compatible ATF will work. Generally ATF comes in 2 flavors. Old school and light weight. Matic D is more of the old school variety. I forget if I used a redline or amsoil fluid in my TC. Swapped it in about 8 years ago (50K) and have had no issues.
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