What Are Tips For The Best Transmission Maintenance?

Waterloo Transmissions will often be asked by those in the greater Akron area who rely on our team of auto repair mechanics for their automotive expertise and advice, what are the best tips or suggestions for keeping an automatic or manual transmission properly maintained. As such, Waterloo Transmissions has put together the following list we hope will be useful to anyone in the greater Akron area who may be wondering about how to properly maintain the transmission in a vehicle.

  • Be certain to have the scheduled maintenance done on the transmission in accordance with the vehicle owner's manual
  • It is best to always have the transmission fluid inspected when having an oil change at Waterloo Transmissions in Akron
  • Avoid driving around the surrounding Akron areas in a vehicle that has little or no transmission fluid
  • Never switch gears from Drive to Reverse when a vehicle is moving
  • Wheels should not be spun on vehicles that have front-wheel drive.
  • When experiencing a transmission problem it is best to not drive the vehicle as doing so may result in additional damage or harm
  • It is always best practice not to “drag race” a vehicle as doing so puts unnecessary strain on an automatic transmission
  • Unless a vehicle is an automatic 4x4 or all-wheel drive, it is not recommended driving in 4x4 range on dry asphalt
  • Prior to shifting gear into another range it is always recommended coming to a complete stop first
  • When driving around the greater Akron area with a front-wheel or all-wheel drive vehicle it is best to not drive with mismatched tire sizes or on spare tires

Waterloo Transmissions hopes that these tips on transmission maintenance have been helpful to anyone in the greater Akron area who has an interest in how best to maintain a transmission. If you live in the greater Akron area and need an auto repair or service, Waterloo Transmissions invites you to schedule online!