What is the color of an ATF Why does it have a color?

1 Answer:
  • Chithra Nadeson
    The red color for transmission fluid boils down to the applied dye at the point of manufacture. The reason is unknown but serves as a clue separating the fluid type from engine oil, radiator oil, washer fluid, and coolant. Transmission fluid usually has a translucent red color.27 may 2021
  • How much does it cost to replace an Audi A3 transmission?

    The cost of a new 2015 Audi A3 transmission could be over $3,500 depending on the automobile, however, transmission services such as fluid changes and a transmission fluid flush are considerably fewer expensive, in some cases costing fewer than $150.
  • What color is DSG fluid?

    Transmission fluid found in a new vehicle begins as a translucent dark red color.
  • How long should transmission fluid last?

    If fluid temperatures can be held to 175 degrees F., ATF will last almost indefinitely -- say up to 100,000 miles. But if the fluid temperature goes much higher, the life of the fluid begins to plummet. The problem is even normal driving can push fluid temperatures well beyond safe limits.
  • Where is the DSG gearbox code?

    The gearbox code is usually stamped on the gearbox.
  • What type of transmission fluid does an Audi a6 take?

    Dexron VI
    FRAM Transmission Fluid - Full Synthetic Dexron VI Automatic Transmission Fluid 1 Quart (Part No. F426) FRAM DEXRON®-VI FULL SYNTHETIC ATF represents the latest technology in full synthetic automatic transmission fluids.