3 Tips for Proper Automatic Transmission Care

automatic transmission careTransmission repair costs vary based on the age, make and condition of your vehicle. No one, however, wants to pay a transmission and clutch repair specialist for service if they can help it. While it’s impossible to avoid repairs forever, here are 3 automatic transmission care tips to follow. Regular maintenance saves you money over time.

Check Your Transmission Fluid

Checking your automatic transmission fluid is important for keeping the transmission functioning longer. You can do this yourself or take your vehicle to a transmission specialist. It’s also important that you use the right kind of transmission fluid.

Have Your Transmission Flushed

Another part of good transmission maintenance is having a professional flush the transmission regularly. Every vehicle is a little different, but you should expect to have your transmission fluid changed about once a year.

Avoid Changing Gears While Driving

You should only change gears when your vehicle is completely stopped. Moving from one gear to another while your car is moving puts strain on the transmission. Doing this often can result in serious damage to your automatic transmission.

Need Professional Assistance with Your Automatic Transmission?

Are you having trouble with the automatic transmission in your car, SUV, or truck? Whether you need transmission repairs or just want a technician to take a look at your vehicle, A-Z Transmission & Exhaust of Lake Stevens and Arlington can help. We offer a wide range of services, including automatic transmission care, drivetrain repair, and exhaust upgrades. Visit our website for more information. Call us at one of our two locations to schedule an appointment:

Lake Stevens – (425) 390–8200

Arlington – (360) 386–6063

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