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Company and Product Information

Corporate Office:
Montrose, CO 81402

Website(s): www.SERVICE-PRO.com

"Service Pro® products were introduced in 1995 as the national brand of the Association of Independent Oil Distributors (AIOD), an international marketing group of independently owned distributors with 79 distribution facilities to serve the professional installer. Distributed throughout North America including the 48 contiguous United States, Hawaii, Mexico and Canada. Service Pro provides motor oils, lubricants, and antifreeze, filters, chemicals, wiper blades and accessory parts." Source: Service Pro Website

Automatic Transmission Fluid


The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) is an independent resource for information and insights on the quality of lubricants in the marketplace. Our mission is to serve the consumer of lubricants by randomly sampling and independently testing lubricants taken from the field. Test results are posted along with the brand names on the PQIA website. This webpage provides an analysis on the brand detailed below.

The following are the test results for the sample examined.

ServicePro Multi-Purpose
Automatic Transmission Fluid

Product: Service Pro
Multi-Purpose ATF
Labeled: "For vehicles requiring DEXRON®-III/MERCON®"

Manufactured for: AIOD, Montrose, CO

Purchased at: Parma, MI

Date of purchase: 11/15/2016


Website(s): www.SERVICE-PRO.com

Test Results and Assessment:

The results of the tests conducted on this sample meet the requirements for DEXRON® III/MERCON®.


bottle icon Physical Properties pass
Elemental Analysis pass
Labeling pass

Note: Although the laboratory tests conducted cannot alone be used to establish if an Automatic Transmission Fluid meets all of its labeled specifications, they can be used to determine if it doesn't.

PHYSICAL TESTS (click for test details) - a Standard ServicePro
Flash Point in ºC (ASTM D92) 170/177 Min-c 218
Viscosity @ 100ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 6.8 Min 7.0
Viscosity @40ºC, cSt (ASTM D445) 34.5
Viscosity Index (ASTM D2270) 170
Brookfield Viscosity @-40ºC mPa s (cP) 20,000 Max 14,660
ELEMENTAL ANALYSIS (click for test details) - a, b
Calcium 29
Magnesium 0
Phosphorus, ppm 139
Zinc, ppm 10
Molybdenum,  ppm 0
Barium, ppm 0
Boron, ppm 51
Silicon, ppm 2
Potassium, ppm 1
Manganese, ppm 0
Titanium, ppm 0
Copper, ppm 0
Sodium, ppm 0
Vanadium, ppm 0
Silver, ppm 0
Aluminum, ppm 0
Chromium, ppm 0
Iron, ppm 0
Nickel, ppm 0
Lead, ppm 0
Antimony, ppm 0
Tin, ppm 0
  1. Standards, shown in yellow are established by API, SAE and others.
  2. Test Method for metal analysis is ASTM D5185.
  3. Dexron® III, 170°C minimum, Mercon®, 177 °C minimum.