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Is There a Warning Light for Low Transmission Fluid?

Is There a Warning Light for Low Transmission Fluid?

The transmission is one of the most important parts of a properly functioning vehicle. It is mounted directly to the vehicle's engine and its main function is to make sure that the right amount of power goes to the vehicle's wheels, allowing you to drive at a certain speed. One important aspect of the transmission itself is the transmission fluid. Transmission fluid not only lubricates the moving parts but also helps keep the transmission cool as well as provides pressure and friction to make sure all the internal parts are working well. Driving your vehicle with low transmission fluid is a danger to both, your vehicle and to you as the driver. Low fluid causes wear and tear on the transmission, which in turn makes the transmission run too hot until it eventually runs the risk of failing. For this reason, try to stay on top of the transmission fluid, making sure it does not reach a point of being too low. Fortunately for most drivers, even the ones not too knowledgeable in ... read more

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