What does it mean if my transmission fluid is black?

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  • Ashar Alo
    Nearly black or black transmission fluid means the fluid is old, very dirty, contaminated, and if paired with a burnt toast smell, has oxidized. At this point, your transmission is telling you something is wrong. If your transmission is showing signs of slipping or hesitation, repair or replacement may be in order.
  • Where do you add transmission fluid?

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    And place it in the tube we remove the transmission dipstick. From. Once the funnel has beenMoreAnd place it in the tube we remove the transmission dipstick. From. Once the funnel has been inserted you can begin adding fluid.
  • Can I just add more transmission fluid?

    You can add more by inserting a funnel into the tube the dipstick was withdrawn from and pouring a small amount of automatic transmission fluid into the pipe. Check the level each time you add a little until the level is right between the two lines.21 sept 2016
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    It states, "The new [synthetic Audi quality specification TL 52 146.00, OE part number G 002 000 A2 or CHF11s] and old power steering fluid [non-synthetic CHF 7.1 OE part number A0E 041 020 10] can be mixed if necessary." So according to Audi, you can mix the 2 Audi hydraulic power steering fluids.19 sept 2019
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    The tiptronic® is a geared automatic transmission that permits spontaneous gear changes at any time. The Dynamic Shift Program (DSP) adapts to the driver's individual driving style and independently determines the optimum shift point.
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