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3 Signs It’s Time for a Transmission Flush

3 Signs It’s Time for a Transmission Flush

Most drivers are familiar with the best time to get an oil change but may completely forget about their transmission. The transmission is vital because it ensures the correct amount of power is sent from the engine to the wheels while driving at various speeds. Within the transmission is the transmission fluid. The transmission fluid is similar to the engine oil, in which its primary function is to lubricate. However, outside of lubricating the transmissions moving parts, it also keeps it cool and works as a hydraulic fluid to facilitate smooth gear shifts. As time passes, the transmission fluid will eventually deteriorate due to stop and go traffic and hauling excessive weight. If the transmission fluid deteriorates, your vehicle will experience a decrease in performance and may develop costly mechanical issues. If your transmission fluid has deteriorated, it may be time to schedule a transmission flush. Below are three major signs your vehicle has a faulty transmission.  ... read more

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