How do I know if my car needs transmission fluid?

My car has been making some weird noises lately. I'm not sure what the issue could be, but I know fluids are important. How would I know if my car needed transmission fluid?

Answer
There are few things as concerning as your car making weird noises when it comes to car ownership. Here are some ways to know if your car needs transmission fluid:
  • Grinding or squealing noise
  • Burning smell while shifting gears
  • Randomly popping out of gear
  • Delays when shifting gears
  • Noticing fluid leaking
If you notice any of these signs, be sure to take your car to a mechanic. They can properly diagnose the problem and ensure your vehicle is safe to drive.
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Will Baldwin
Answered on Nov 01, 2021
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