Tuesday, 19 March 2013

What’s the right time to Change your Transmission Fluid?

Regular check and change of transmission oil may extend your life of car’s transmission and it lubricates the moving parts in your transmission.

Transmission Fluid also serves as a coolant and spreads the power from the engine in an automatic transmission.

Symptoms:

If your car shifts gears with a delay or a tilt, or is soggy or takes extra time to shift on chilly sunrises, it’s time to verify the transmission fluid.

Check the fluid using dipstick, if there is sign of burning smell and the Transmission fluid change to dark then it needs to change immediately.

If the fluid is leaking out from the transmission cooler line then it should be fixed as soon as possible and refill the fluid.

How often you should change Transmission Fluid?

Changing Transmission Fluid it depends upon the car model that you have. Some car’s transmission needs the fluid to be changed on a cyclic basis.

If the fluid haven’t changed for a long time then it become contaminated.

Different Transmission requires different intervals in changing the Transmission fluid. For every 30,000 to 60,000 miles the manual transmission fluid must have to be change.

Automatic Transmission fluid should need to change for every 60,000 to 120,000 miles.

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