Can transmission oil mess up engine?

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I know I have had an engine that develops a tick, this is just a sticky rocker are usually, and adding a quart of automatic transmission oil will cure this. So if you have only put in a small amount, it should not be a problem, but if you have put all transmission fluid in, it could be a major problem. If you have put ATF in the engine, it may not provide the proper lubrication and you could have serious damage. If you put gear grease in (from a manual transmission) this is too thick for the engine to handle and problems will arise from this, plus you will have the most un-god-awful smell you have ever smelt.
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