Why do you check transmission fluid with the car running?

1 Answer:
  • Teddy Ngui
    Transmission fluid is checked when it's hot (up to running temperature). As the fluid gets up to temperature it expands. If the fluid is cold, it won't give the proper level reading, thus overfilling will ensue.25 ago 2016
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    Automatic transmission fluid does degrade over time and mileage and must be changed on a regular basis. It lubricates, cools, seals and provides hydraulic pressure.
  • When should I change my transmission fluid Audi a4?

    Owner's manuals should always be checked for fluid change recommendations, but typically, transmission fluid should be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles.
  • Why does my transmission fluid look yellow?

    There could be blue or yellow transmission fluid too. It is actually dyed to make it look different from other car fluids. The color turns gradually darker over time, indicating the presence of contaminants and dirt.25 mar 2019
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    S tronic® The S tronic combines the efficiency and sportiness of a conventional manual gearbox with the convenience of a modern automatic. The dual-clutch gearbox enables rapid shifting with almost no noticeable interruption in the power flow. The vehicle accelerates smoothly and dynamically.
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    Walmart Auto Care Centers can check and refill Transmission Fluid during an Oil and Lube Service for $19.88. You cannot have your car flushed and changed at Walmart. You can purchase 1 Quart bottles of Transmission Fluid for $4-83, including multi-pack deals.