A healthy transmission makes for a happy driver. Not only do you want to avoid expensive transmission repairs, but you can extend the life and improve the drivability of your car by taking good care of your transmission. There are many ways to help take care of your transmission or detect a transmission repair early on.
Just like your engine oil, transmission fluid should be replaced at regular intervals. It’s also a good idea to keep an eye on the level and condition of your transmission fluid to stay ahead of potential wear or damage from old or low transmission fluid. In most cars, you can do this by locating the transmission fluid dipstick, which should look like your engine oil dipstick. Low or dirty transmission fluid can cause a host of problems, so it’s best to schedule a transmission service with your technician