Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

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Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

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With the change of the transmission shaft, I lost some oil and i need to correct the level.

Being a citroen c3 1.1cc from 2004, I couldn't find the screw that allows me to see the oil level, so I decided to replace it.

When I looked to the car manual for the original oil I realized that it was replaced by Total transmission gear 8 (Gl4 +).

However, when trying to buy it at the parts store where I am a customer, I was advised to buy the (PSA) Mobil gear oil FE 75w (see image attached) (B712310 / Gl4).

The question is.. which of the two will be the best for the gearbox?

Thank you

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CitroJim
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Re: Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

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In my experience, all PSA gearboxes are very fussy about having the correct oil in them...

I would source the proper Total BV 75W/80 and not risk anything else...

Comma offer a good substitute...

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Re: Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

Post by white exec »

The correct spec for the manual gear oil is Peugeot-Citroen B71 2330
Total Transmission 8 gear oil 75W80 GL-4 is what Citroen workshops have been using, often supplied to them in bulk
Total recently rechristened this as Total Traxium gear oil 75W80 GL-4
Both of these conform to the B71 2330 spec.
Any reliable brand of this spec should be good.

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Re: Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

Post by rvca »

Thanks for the answers.

I am of the same opinion, and I was determined to buy the Total Transmission gear 8.

The store technician suggested this mobil made for the psa group ... and I was confused... Mainly because of this B712310 spec.

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Re: Total transmission gear 8 vs Mobil gear oil FE 75w

Post by GiveMeABreak »

Also see this post regarding the gearbox Oil filling:

viewtopic.php?p=674498#p674498