How do I look after my transmission?

Question: How do I look after my transmission?
Answer: Taking care of your pride and joy:

  • Have your vehicles transmission & differential fluid checked regularly
  • At–risk vehicles need more frequent fluid changes and possibly an auxilliary cooler for the auto Transmission
  • Check the ground for leaks Check your vehicle for obstructions around the radiator and air ducts
  • Check the cars belts and hoses
  • When stopped in traffic, shift into neutral (automatic transmission)
  • When stopped in traffic, shift into neutral and release the clutch (manual transmission)
  • Don’t use overdrive when in mountainous terrain or towing trailers etc