How to Check Transmission Fluid (and What Type Do I Need)?

How to Check Transmission Fluid

It’s a good idea to check your vehicle’s transmission fluid about once a month to monitor fluid level and condition. Check the fluid immediately if the transmission jerks, hesitates or shifts hard. 1. Obtaining a correct reading on the dipstick requires the fluid to be warm and the engine to be running. To begin, park

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How Does a Dual-Clutch Transmission (DCT) Work?

BMW

Dual-clutch transmissions (DCTs) have become synonymous with high performance. Compared to a traditional automatic transmission, they deliver… Faster, smoother shifts Increased fuel economy Improved performance



How to Maximize Automatic Transmission Performance

Chevrolet silverado 1500 Towing Camper

Three on the tree. Four on the floor. The transmission has contributed much to our rich automotive vernacular. With few exceptions, however, the days of manually shifting are gone.