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What is Transmission Fluid and How Often Does It Need to be Changed?

What is Transmission Fluid and How Often Does It Need to be Changed?

A vehicle's transmission fluid is necessary because it keeps moving parts lubricated and helps the transmission maintain an optimal temperature. In an automatic transmission, the fluid also supplies hydraulic pressure and friction for the internal parts, so they operate correctly and smoothly. Since the gears work and shift differently, the correct type of transmission fluid depends on whether your car has an automatic or manual transmission. Even after those two categories, you will find there are many different types of transmission fluid. Aside from traditional formulas that are crude oil based, The owner's manual should specify the best type of fluid for your car's transmission needs. There are a few variables when it comes to how frequently you need to change your transmission fluid. Those variables will depend on the age or model of your vehicle, the type of transmission, what the vehicle is mainly used for, and the specific manufacturer's recommendations. If yo ... read more

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