What’s in it and why it’s important?
After sustaining a long ride without receiving your automatic transmission serviced, the automatic transmission fluid commonly known as ATF begins to go downward. ATF is mainly known to be the origin of the transmission that lubricates and helps the gears to switch smoothly. After a long and consistence use the ATF degrades resulting difficulty in changing gears.
To create the life of your vehicle’s automatic transmission long you must demand to change the ATF as mentioned by the manufacturers or after every 100,000miles of the campaign.
We have different methods to perform this practice as per the condition and usage of the vehicle.
These methods can be mentioned as :-
Automatic Transmission flush and fill service:
Later applying the vehicle more than mentioned or recommend the ATF converts into dark black color and that’s the sole indication that it has been utilized to a greater extent than its content. Hence it demands to be flushed and then fresh ATF needs to be filled, with addition to other services for your vehicle.
The Automatic Transmission flush and fill service Includes:
- Remove the transmission plug and drain the present ATF .
- Cleaning the plug and reinstalling.
- Refilling the transmission with new ATF up to proper level.
ATF fill service:
Here we meet the transmission with new ATF if the servicing of the vehicle’s automatic transmission is consistent and even. With this the ATF needs to be clean and must not show any impairment.
This also requires to be tested before getting onto any conclusion. This also requires to be tested before getting onto any conclusion.