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How often should you change your transmission fluid?

Transmission fluid is a lubricant for all the moving parts in the transmission of a vehicle. Manual transmission fluid should be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. Automatic transmissions should be serviced every 60,000 to 100,000 miles, where it can be determined if the fluid needs to be replaced. In both transmissions, the fluid can…
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Tips for maintaining your cars transmission

Whether manual or automatic, the transmission is one of the essential parts of a vehicle. It needs to be appropriately maintained for smooth functioning. Here are some transmission maintenance tips. Check the transmission fluid regularly. Low fluid levels or dirty and fluid indicate the need for a visit to the transmission repair shop. Ensure that…
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Signs of transmission fluid trouble

Transmission fluid is essential in the lubrication of automobile parts. Therefore, it’s necessary to regularly check your transmission fluid and be on the lookout for lousy transmission fluid. Driving your car with lousy transmission fluid can result in unwanted costly repairs. Here are some signs of transmission fluid trouble; Your car is smoking from the…
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Transmission Repair Vs. Replacement

If you are having transmission problems, it may be best to decide if you need a transmission repair or replacement. If you can rebuild your transmission yourself or know someone who can, that is also an option. Otherwise, repair and replacement can both be expensive. If you are getting the transmission repaired, that means your…
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TCM: your car’s central processing unit

Imagine your car as a personal computer: just like any computer, it has hidden parts that process your commands and turn them into physical responses. This is why the Transmission Control Module (TCM) is very important. Like the CPU in a PC, the TCM interprets electrical signals in an engine and converts them into actions.…
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3 signs your suspension needs repairing

A bad suspension can affect the traction of your tires, imbalance your vehicle’s alignment, and/or cause you to lose control of the vehicle. Here are 3 signs your suspension needs repaired: You feel every bump or dip on the road. A well-functioning suspension absorbs most shocks your car might encounter. When your vehicle turns in…
Automatic transmission service

How to protect your transmission during the winter

During the winter months, it is even more important to ensure your transmission is in working order. The colder temperatures make the fluids in your car thicker, so they don’t lubricate as well. To counteract this, drive at a slow speed for several miles, during cold weather. This will increase the temperature of your transmission.…
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4 key service actions for your automatic transmission

When you have your automatic transmission serviced – and it’s important to do so for the smooth running of your vehicle – the following actions will be taken… All components will be carefully checked The transmission will be flushed, drained and de-sludged Fluids will be fully topped off as necessary The pan gasket will be…
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4 reasons for having your manual transmission checked

As you are driving, do watch out for any of the following manual transmission signals… New or unexpected noises – such as a grinding or scraping sound – either as you shift gear or are simply cruising along the highway. Muscles required – gear shifting should be fairly effortless, so if it’s hard work to…
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