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What Are The Benefits of a Transmission Flush?

Transmissions are the true heart of your vehicle. They are responsible for the transmission of energy from the engine and down to the wheels. In short, a good transmission will run your vehicle well and smoothly, which is the very reason you are able to drive to begin with.

That said, what is the purpose of a transmission flush? For starters, getting your transmission flushed should be done as a part of your routine preventive maintenance in order to stall the onset of major transmission problems in the future. You can prevent any problems that cost you well into the thousands and lead to eventual transmission failure. The latter is what can kill your car, so this simple bit of routine maintenance is definitely worth it.

A thorough transmission flush is good for overall operative efficiency and can help keep your vehicle solvent for many years. In fact, transmission flushes will keep your engine running smoothly and efficiently. Transmission fluid is what can help keep individual engine parts lubricated and running smoothly, plus it helps to improve fuel efficiency. Since transmission fluid collects dirt particles over time, this should be done on a regular basis. In fact, it is a good idea to have your transmission fluid changed in the process.

For the life of your engine, you should consider getting your transmission flushed once every 3-5 years, or when you start to notice any dark red or brown fluid present. In cases where your transmission begins to slip, you should have it inspected and possibly flushed. A transmission fluid leak may cause a noticeable difference in gear shifting or make it sound different. In either case, it pays to begin with a simple inspection before making a decision.

Believe it or not, getting your transmission flushed prematurely yields its own problems. The use of excessive force can bring in particles and cause more harm to your engine than you'd ever imagine. Simply making good note of the above signs of transmission trouble should be a good start in making your appointment. In fact, we invite you to bring your vehicle in today!