How To Avoid Car Transmission Problems

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One of the most complicated parts in fixing a car problem is repairing the car transmission and such repair is also heavy in the pocket. Many car owners are using automatic transmission because it is more convenient and easy to handle. However, an auto transmission is not fully reliable unless you make regular checkups and maintenance, thus the transmission maintenance doesn't need more effort but patience.

Automatic transmission damages can be avoided if you know the factor that causes it. Overheating is actually one of the major causes of transmission failure. There are many factors that cause overheating such as hot weather and even snow and because the transmission works hard during this time, it burns a lot of fluid and loses the lubrication quality.

The process will release deposits and will oxidize in the whole transmission. Leakage and a hard inner transmission can occur if the rubber and gasket seals are exposed to heat. And when such reaction and process continue, they will cause failure in the transmission. There are other factors that ignites a transmission problem and these are low transmission fluid, putting a wrong transmission fluid and reckless driving. Among all, putting a wrong fluid will easily make your transmission fail.

A transmission problem is a complicated repair job that's why it needs a professional repair person to handle the work. If you know how to fix this problem, you can repair it yourself. Choosing a repair shop that offers warranty is a wise decision so it will not be hard on your part as well. And when doing this kind of repair, using original parts is recommended.
To avoid these problems, here are some tips to help you fix complicated car situation such as transmission failure. First things first, regular check up of your precious car is always the wisest and best way. If you have enough time, inspect your car if there are signs of leakage.

Take time to look at the level of the fluid, if the fluid is quite dark or looks dirty and it's not the normal colour, changing the transmission fluid is recommended before it cause the transmission to fail. Keep in mind that you never drain a transmission fluid from your car and when it comes to changing, use a fluid that's according to the manual since most of the cars nowadays are quite sensitive when it comes to this stuff.

If you want to improve your driving techniques, get rid of transmission problems by following these tips. If your car comes to a full stop, you can shift to reverse. But you can do the shifting if the rpm of the engine is higher compare than the normal idle. Practicing these simple repairing techniques and guides can definitely help avoidi car problems and save you from getting your pocket dry. There are other things you can do to prevent these hassle situations to occur. But checking up your car regularly is still the best way. Enjoy driving!
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This article was published on 2010/11/04