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When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid

When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid

Transmission fluid is essential to keeping your vehicle operating. Ignoring your transmission fluid might cause your transmission to slide or create wear and tear on the gears and other transmission components. WHAT IS THE FUNCTION OF TRANSMISSION FLUID? Transmission fluid serves just one purpose: lubrication. Regardless of transmission type, your vehicle need the lubrication supplied by transmission fluid to keep everything working smoothly and your gears from grinding. HOW OFTEN SHOULD I CHANGE THE FLUID IN MY TRANSMISSION? Synthetic transmission fluid lasts up to 100,000 kilometers. Because automatic transmissions heat up more than manual ones, the fluid needs to be changed more often. Follow the maintenance regimen in your vehicle's owner's manual to maintain transmission fluid. SIGNS THAT YOUR TRANSMISSION FLUID NEEDS TO BE CHANGED Here are some indicators that your transmission fluid should be checked: Puddles Underneath Your Vehicle These aren't usually caus ... read more