Automatic Transmission Fluid & Manual Transmission Fluid: What’s the Difference?

Back in 2006, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) offered buyers the choice between an automatic and a manual transmission in 47 percent of new cars. By 2018, only 2 percent of vehicles sold had a manual transmission, according to edmunds.com.  Even with manual transmissions on the endangered species list, questions about automatic vs. manual transmission fluid

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Should I Change Fluid in a Filled-for-Life Transmission?

Automatic transmission

Casual motorists generally take no interest in crawling under their vehicles on a Saturday afternoon. And, when was the last time you heard someone express excitement over dropping their car off at the dealership for maintenance?



AMSOIL Heads to SEMA New Product Showcase with 13 New Products

SEMA show las vegas convention center

The mighty SEMA show is just around the corner, and our AMSOIL trade show team is busy preparing for another successful presentation to the key players in the automotive industry. SEMA is where companies learn of the latest news, products and technology developments that shape the automotive aftermarket.



Common Fixes for a Transmission that Shifts Hard

Automatic transmission

An automatic transmission can shift hard, jerk or hesitate for a number of reasons. Here’s what to look for to keep your vehicle shifting smoothly.



AMSOIL Wins Global Media Award at 2016 SEMA Show

SEMA Global Media Awards

The 2016 SEMA Show in Las Vegas has come to an end, and attendees are making their way back home armed with a wealth of new information on the specialty equipment manufacturing industry. It’s been an exciting week with reports of the AMSOIL booth welcoming steady traffic and generating a buzz that will resonate long

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Do Transmission Fluid Additives Work?

automatic transmission fluid additive

Walk the aisles of most auto parts stores and you’ll find multiple “mechanic-in-a-bottle”-type additives that claim to restore transmission performance. The claims made typically include some variation of the following: