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Monthly Archives: March 2021

When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid?

Your transmission is the heart of your vehicle, and much like this vital organ, it needs good, quality care and upkeep. It is the primary lubricant that keeps your motor running smoothly and efficiently. Driving with transmission fluid that's dirty or polluted can cause wear and tear on all other parts of your transmission and will lead to a much shorter lifespan for your car if something isn't done right away. The question of when you should change your transmission fluid relies heavily on your driving habits. If you do a lot of driving, as in with deliveries, then getting your transmission fluid checked for residue is something that should be done right away. Those who have automatic transmissions should consider having their fluid changed within the 50,000 to 100,000 mileage range, while those who drive a manual transmission need to think about getting a flush done anywhere within the 50,000 to 90,000 mileage range. Since most newer models don't have a way to check you ... read more