Fluids

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How to Check Transmission Fluid

HOW DO I CHECK THE TRANSMISSION FLUID? Next to your engine, your vehicle’s transmission is the most important component to maintain. When it comes to the engine, basic maintenance consists of ensuring your vehicle receives oil changes every 3,000 miles or so. And while oil is the key cog that helps an engine run smoothly, …

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How to Dispose of Motor Oil

HOW TO DISPOSE OF YOUR USED MOTOR OIL: THE EARTH-FRIENDLY WAY If you personally change the oil in your vehicle instead of taking it to a mechanic, one of the things you need to be careful with is disposing of the used motor oil. If you don’t do it correctly, it can be very hard …

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When to Change Transmission Fluid

WHEN TO CHANGE YOUR TRANSMISSION FLUID – AND WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU DON’T! Your car will have great difficulty moving, in either a forward or reverse direction, unless your transmission is in proper working order. Your transmission is your car’s “middleman,” responsible for transmitting the power from your engine to the wheels that drive it. …

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