Category: Transmission Problems

Transmission Fluid Leak: Causes & DIY

You slowly back out of your driveway with your hand on the headrest, but as you align your vision back to where your car had just been you spot something strange on the cement. Something dark and foreboding. You stop and get out to have a look, and lo and behold to your unsuspecting dread, you see a patch of reddish oil. It’s a transmission fluid leak! EEK! What do you do? Don’t panic! It’s just a leak; it isn’t such a big deal as long as you fix it immediately. The longer you wait the worse it will be. But what on Earth could be causing it and how can I seal that bad boy up? Here we’ll explain everything you need to know about fixing that pesky transmission fluid leak ASAP so you can sleep easy.

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Transmission Problems Guide

Transmission problems happen all the time and sometimes for no obvious reason. However it happened, they are a real pain in the butt and causes more stress than you need. Most of the time it’s because of poor maintenance and lack of service, but transmission problems can happen because of external factors too, like defects or things that are beyond your control. Not all transmissions are perfect and you shouldn’t expect them to be, but when problems occur, your best bet is to deal with them as quickly as possible or else you could risk severe damage to your transmission that can lead up to failure. That’s the absolute last thing you want to have on your hands because repair or replacement can cost a hefty price. So here’s our transmission problems guide to help you solve whatever you’re having trouble with ASAP.

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