In this video, you will learn about performing transmission service. Transmission rebuild or replacement can cost you thousands of dollars. Simply changing transmission fluid can save you a lot of time and money in the long run. It can be easy to forget about transmission maintenance.
It doesn’t help that manufacturers are coming out with sealed transmissions that make maintenance even harder. The number one killer of transmission is overheating. Overheating can occur when your transmission fluid has all been burnt up. If you are unsure when to change your transmission fluid, read your owner’s manual and it will tell you how many miles you can drive before it needs to be changed. Another way to tell is by taking a sample of the liquid. Different brands of transmission fluid are going to look different, but for the most part, you should be able to tell when it needs to be replaced. Every car will have a transmission dip stick, like an oil dip stick. It could be harder to find a dip stick in an older car, but every car has one. There is a lot to know about transmissions. Keep watching this video for more information.