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How Often Does Transmission Fluid Need To Be Changed?

How Often Does Transmission Fluid Need To Be Changed?

Transmission fluid is a vital part of your vehicle because it lubricates various transmission components to prevent overheating and corrosion while your vehicle is running. Transmission fluid typically lasts a long time but may need to be replaced at a major service every 30,000 miles or so. It depends upon the make and model of your vehicle and your own individual driving habits.  If you begin to notice any of the following symptoms, you may be due for a transmission fluid change:  Grinding or squealing noise while shifting, which can indicate that your fluid isn't properly lubricating your gears and clutch components   You find it difficult to shift, either with manual or automatic transmissions   Your vehicle is surging forward or backward without you pressing on the gas or brake pedal   The gears are slipping out of place, which can be caused by grime and dirt buildup from the dirty transmission fluid   You notice a delay ... read more

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