Nissan Transmission Repair & Maintenance

Nissan Transmission Repair

The transmission is a very important mechanical part. It is an incredibly complex piece of machinery. Preventative maintenance will increase the transmission's longevity. Without proper maintenance, the transmission can malfunction. A damaged transmission can ruin other mechanical parts. The transmission gives the vehicle power and speed. If the transmission does not work properly, the vehicle might cause a serious car accident. The vehicle can stall and move while it is parked. The following tips can help you avoid some major transmission repairs.

When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid?

All vehicles have different maintenance schedules. The owner's manual will give you specific information. As a general guideline, the transmission fluid should be changed every 50,000 miles. In some vehicles, the transmission fluid will need to be changed every 30,000 miles or every 100,000 miles. Your owner's manual will give you tailored information about the make and model. You should check the transmission fluid periodically throughout the month. The transmission fluid should be red. If the fluid is brown, you should schedule an appointment with a professional automotive technician. You should always use the correct type of transmission fluid.

Do Driving Habits Affect Transmission Wear?

Nissan Altima Exterior FrontEvents like having mismatched tire sizes put extra strain on the transmission. For example, keeping the spare tire on the car for an extended period of time, can cause damage. Also, Do not switch gears while the vehicle is moving. You should always come to a complete stop to prevent putting extra strain on your engine. Furthermore, Be aware of the road conditions in the winter. Slamming on the breaks can be detrimental, and running the engine for a few minutes prior to driving can warm up the engine and prevent further damage.

Regular maintenance is one of the best ways to keep your transmission in working order. Take a look at some of our service specials and schedule service with one of our certified professionals today.

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