Automatic Transmission

What kind of fluid does a manual transmission take?

Commonly recommended manual transmission fluid formulations include SAE 80W, 75W-90, 80W-90 and SAE 90. In some cases, a multi-grade engine oil or automatic transmission fluid may be recommended. However, a manual transmission fluid is typically the most optimal for manual transmissions. Can you mix manual transmission fluid? Short answer – you can mix them. Mixing …

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Why is CVT hated?

Because CVTs tend to lock an engine into a specific RPM, generally a high and noisy RPM, making the whole experience very hard on the ears. Also, CVTs are generally tuned for fuel economy rather than performance, and most of the magazines out there are wannabe racecar drivers. How much does it cost to replace …

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What does it mean when your automatic transmission slips?

What Does Transmission Slipping Mean? Transmission slipping typically occurs when your vehicle’s engine revs, but there is no acceleration during driving. It usually means that the power produced by the engine does not get to the wheels. What are possible causes for a transmission jumping out of gear? The Transmission Jumps Into Neutral A common …

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