Can you put transmission fluid in fuel?

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How do you put transmission fluid in a manual transmission?

The transmission fluid is added where you check it, on the toppish left (driver's) side of the transmission.

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What happens if you put transmission fluid in your oil?

You also run the risk of the crankshaft hitting the fluid which can cause damage to the engine (if this were happening, you'd most likely already know it).Once the fluid is changed (along with the filter), you should be in good shape.Just don't run it too much until you are able to.

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Where do you put the fluid in a manual transmission?

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Where do you put transmission fluid in a BMW 318i?

318 Auto transmission has a filler plug located on theside of the transmission.

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How do you put transmission fluid in a Pontiac g6?

Add Transmission Fluid: 2005-2010 Pontiac G6 Getting Started.Open the Hood.Remove Dipstick. Access point for transmission fluid.Add Fluid. Determine correct fluid type and add fluid.Replace Dipstick. Put the dipstick / cap back in place.More Info. Additional information on adding trans. fluid.

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What happens if you put transmission fluid in power steering?

Generally yes, you can use ATF in your power steering pump.Power steering fluid and Automatic Transmission Fluid are both hydraulic fluids.Also, if you are losing fluid, it is far better to fix the problem by replacing the worn seals than to risk running out of fluid and burning up your pump.

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What happens if you put transmission fluid in the brake fluid reservoir?

When a petroleum-based fluid, such as power steering fluid, enters the brake system, damage begins immediately.The first damage is usually to the reservoir cap and master cylinder seals.Replacing the contaminated master cylinder and bleeding the brakes could repair the system.

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What can happen if you put steering fluid in the transmission?

I would assume you will be buying a new transmission, only transmission fluid goes in the transmission.

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If you mistakenly put transmission fluid in brake fluid will it affect the ABS?

no, both trans fluid and brake fluid perform the same function, just have different properties and heat tolerances, make sure a professional flushes the brake system for you, this is the only way to flush it properly

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When you pull a 1994 Chevy Silverado 1500 transmission and put back in how much fluid do you put in?

It depends on how much fluid was lost or drained. Add a little at a time, you don't want to overfill it.

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How much transmission fluid should i put in?

That's entirely dependent on what transmission you have and whether or not you already have fluid in it. Once it's cooled down, fill it until it reaches the crosshatching on the dipstick.

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Should you put transmission fluid where your oil goes?

transmission fluid and engine oil have separate dip sticks. The transmission fluid dip stick head as a rule is red. look for your transmission and then look for the tube

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What happens if you put to much transmission fluid?

The fluid level will make contact with the rotating parts and whip the fluid with air into a froth. The aerated fluid will not be able to do its job and cause damage.

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How much transmission fluid do I put in my car?

Most passenger vehicles take from 12 to 16 quarts of transmission fluid, but the model of the vehicle dictates the type and how much.While many vehicles come with a dipstick to check the transmission fluid, there are other models that do not.

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Where do you put transmission fluid on vauxhall frontera auotmatic?

It is a complete pain. There is a plug located underneath the transmission itself that you have to pump ATF through. It is located near, yet higher up from the drain plug on the transmission.

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After changing the filter in a C4 transmission how much fluid should you put in?

The amount of fluid to add to the transmission is going to vary, due to some of the old fluid still staying in the torque converter. Add 1.5 quarts, then let the fluid set for about 5 minutes and check on the dip stick. Keep adding in about .25 quart sections until the dip stick shows full.

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Is it bad to put transmission fluid in your engine?

Is it safe to use automatic transmission fluid as an engine flush? ATF isn't exposed to the same levels of combustion byproducts or contaminants as motor oil, so they are designed with much less detergency.In most cases, adding ATF to motor oil reduces cleaning power.

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Can you drive your car after accidentally putting transmission fluid into your oil?

I would NOT DRIVE THE CAR. You can start it then change the oil immediatly. Transmisson oil is a great cleaner but not a very good lubricant for an engine.

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How do you put in transmission fluid in 06 five hundred?

needs just a quart of trans oil but don't know where to put it

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What happens if you put a little automatic transmission fluid in engine oil?

It is possible to thin the engine oil far enough that it loses it's lubricating ability and could cause irrepairable harm to the engine. Engine oil lubricates. Transmission oil is designed to run through a pump as it lubricates. An automatic transmission is a pump. Totally different from the oil ...

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Where do you put transmission fluid in on a isuzi rodeo 1997.?

The same place you check it.

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What happens if you put too much transmission fluid in your car?

it foams..can damage...don't...drain and fill to correct level

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What kind of transmission fluid do you put in your car?

Whichever kind is best suited for your car.

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What kind of transmission fluid do you put in a 2005 Hyundai accent?

Hyundai SP3 transmission fluid is used in a 2005 Hyundai Accent. This brand of transmission fluid is recommended by Hyundai.

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How much transmission fluid do you put in a 1994 ford ranger?

If your changing the filter, it will take five quarts. If it's completely dry, it will take close to ten.

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Can you use transmission fluid in the clutch master cylinder?

No! Use DOT 3 or DOT 4 brake fluid.

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Can you have no transmission fluid symptoms?

5 Signs of Low Transmission Fluid Trouble Shifting Gears. One of the common symptoms of car problems is the abrupt hard shifting of gears. Transmission Slipping. Another common issue is transmission slipping. Unusual Noise. In general, the transmission of the vehicle should be noiseless. T...

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Can you put too much brake fluid in a car?

Too Much Brake Fluid: Overfilling the master cylinder reservoir with brake fluid is a common mistake that causes larger problems with your brake system.Almost all master cylinders on the market today have a max line on the side.The reservoir should not be filled past this line.

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How do know if you put in to much transmission fluid?

read the stick ..if you are past the full line your over full

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Where do you put the transmission fluid in an Acura CL 3.0?

You would put this in next to the transmission. This helps to keep everything working smoothly in your vehicle.

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How many quarts of transmission fluid do you put in a escort zx2?

It takes six or seven quarts of transmission fluid to fill it in an escort zx2. Its good to buy an extra one in case it's needed.

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Can you just add transmission fluid?

Your car's engine should be running when you add fluid to the transmission, but you want to have the transmission in park and the handbrake activated for safety reasons.Check the owner's manual for instructions on adding the correct transmission fluid for your vehicle.

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Why does it smoke under the hood when you put transmission fluid in it?

it could be possible that some oil might have got spilt onto the exhaust whilst filling,as the engine warms up the oil is burning off the manifold. The other reason might be due to something being left in the engine bay and smoldering i.e a rag etc. Check to make sure that nothing is out of place.

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Do you put transmission fluid in while the car is running?

Your car's engine should be running when you add fluid to the transmission, but you want to have the transmission in park and the handbrake activated for safety reasons.Check the owner's manual for instructions on adding the correct transmission fluid for your vehicle.

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What type of transmission fluid do you put in a 1994 Geo Tracker 5 speed?

Many manual transmissions use ATF instead of traditional gear oil. Perhaps you can drain a small amount to see if it is ATF or gear oil if you do not have the owner's manual.

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You accidentally put one quart of fluid in the transmission will it ruin your transmission right away?

You failed to mention what fluid you accidentally put in. In any case, have the transmission fluid flushed out and replaced with the proper ATF right away.

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Can you use oil as transmission fluid?

Yes, you can use motor oil instead of automatic transmission fluid.ATF has different properties to motor oil, and the two should never be substituted.

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Can you use transmission fluid instead of brake fluid in a 2006 Chrysler Pacifica?

NO! Don't even think about it!

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How much fuel can you put in a jerry can?

The maximum you can store at your home is 30 litres.The jerry can is a 20-litre metal can.It is illegal to store petrol in one of these because you are not allowed to carry 20 litres in just one container.

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Can you put any kind of transmission in any car?

To an extent, and they typically don't just drop in.

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Can you put an Allison transmission in a Dodge Cummins?

The Allison 1000 is the best option, and it's now possible to reliably and affordably put it behind the Cummins engine! As great as the Allison transmission is, this does not mean you can take just any Allison 1000 transmission and put it behind the Cummins engine.

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Where you put fluid in the car?

Engine oil reservoir, differential, radiator, power steering reservoir, brake fluid reservoir, windshield washer fluid reservoir, transmission or clutch.

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What happens if you put transmission fluid in the area of the car where you put the brake fluid in by mistake can that do ay damage to the rest of the car?

Not good idea, damage no, but you need to correct it. Brake and transmission fluids are both types of oils. They have different properties for wear, heat and moisture control. They have different viscosity too so you may notice issues with the brake pedal pressure required to stop.

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Can you put high octane fuel in SUVs?

Depends on the SUV. Most were not intended for it.

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Can you put regular gas in a flex fuel vehicle?

Regular gasoline, E-10 all the way up to E-85 (85% ethanol).Flex fuel system means you can run the E85 corn gas and or the regular unleaded gas.

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Can you put flex fuel in a regular car?

Some pumps are labeled as E85.E85 is a fuel that has a much higher blend of ethanol.Some cars, labelled as flex-fuel vehicles or FFV can switch between E85 and normal pump gas without any issues, but if you accidentally fill your non-FFV car with E85, you may notice some issues.

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How can you tell if you need transmission fluid?

If you hear grinding or squealing, pull over as soon as possible and check your transmission oil or fluid level while the engine is still running.When you do, also note the color of the fluid.If it is anything other than bright red, you may need a transmission fluid change.

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What if your 1997 Honda passport needs transmission fluid where would you put it?

Down the hole that the dipstick is in. Do not over fill!ummm sorry but the 1997 honda passport does not have a dip stick to check or refill the tranny....does have a drain plug where you can check it...but really needs to go to proff.

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How can you tell if your transmission fluid is clog?

There is really no way to tell. Take the car to a shop and have them replace the transmission oil filter and fluid. Make sure to tell them you want the filter replaced because some places just suck out the oil and replace it without replacing the filter.

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Can you drive a car with a transmission fluid leak?

While it may not be especially dangerous to drive a vehicle that is leaking transmission fluid, it is not a good idea because the vehicle may not run properly.A car leaking transmission fluid can be caused by a leak in the pan.

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Can you start an engine without transmission fluid?

If your car has no transmission fluid at all, you should not start your engine to run dry like that.The engine runs, but the transmission doesn't.Without fluid, the torque converter, that steel donut looking thing, doesn't transfer the torque from the motor to the transmission.

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Why does the transmission fluid dipstick present so much difficulty to put back in?

It is unnerving sometimes that the dipstick for the transmission fluid resists being reinserted after it slid out so easily.The trick lies in the fact that usually the tube that holds the dipstick has a bend, not a huge bend, but a bend of 5 or 10 degrees.The dipstick is a flat piece of metal, wh...

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Where can you buy type a automatic transmission fluid?

Type "A" was replaced by Dextron III years ago. It is available at any part store and places like Walmart.

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Can you mix engine oil with transmission fluid?

Since automatic transmission fluids contain detergents and help fight sludge, some enthusiasts add a small amount to their motor oil prior to changing oil as a way to clean accumulated deposits and dissolve sludge.Second, ATF can disrupt the engine oil formulation and reduce its effectiveness.

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Where do you put transmission fluid into a 2003 ford explorer?

The very same place you check the fluid level. You will need to purchase a funnel used to add fluid to an A/T.

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What type of manual transmission fluid do I put in a 2004 Jeep Wrangler X?

Pennzoil Synchromesh Manual Transmission Fluid

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What happens if I put too much transmission fluid in my car?

When an automatic transmission is overfilled, the fluid foams, leading to gear shifting problems, oil starvation as well as transmission damage.Adding too much transmission fluid can also cause early failure and damage of parts as result of excess pressure.

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Can I use brake fluid in my transmission?

If you discover a transmission fluid leak, you can stop it by using brake fluid as long as it is only leaking a few drops.If it a large leak, brake fluid will not be of any use.The general rule of thumb is to top off the transmission fluid using the brake fluid.

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Can you add transmission fluid through the dipstick?

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.

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Can you wait too long to change your transmission fluid?

Yes. If you have developed trans trouble you waited to long.

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Can you purchase Matic S type Transmission Fluid in the United States of America?

Yes, your local infiniti dealer or Nissan will stock this for 07 and newer cars

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How do you fill transmission fluid in ba falcon?

usually if it has a dipstick you can add the fluid through there if not then theres normally a nut on the side of the tranny that you can remove and add through there

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How do you drain transmission fluid in VT commodore?

Undo the transmission pan.

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How do you check transmission fluid in your car?

Let the car get to runnin temp pull the transmission dip stick out and check level car must be on level ground

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Can the wrong transmission fluid cause slipping?

What Causes a Transmission to Slip? Low fluid levels – The most common cause for slipping is low fluid levels.Low fluid levels can create a number of problems, such as overheating and not enough hydraulic pressure being produced to engage gears.Bands are what links the gears in the automatic tran...

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How do you put in rear end fluid?

How to Put Gear Oil in a Rear Axle Park the vehicle and engage the emergency brake. Raise the vehicle with a jack under the axle for each side of the vehicle, if necessary. Remove the differential fill plug. Push the screwdriver into the fill hole and spin it around some. Attach one side o...

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How can you tell how much transmission fluid to pour in the car?

It is very important to not add transmission fluid without the appropriate model specific information. If the transmission has a dip stick, start by pulling the dip stick. Wipe it off and look to see if there are instructions embossed on the dip stick. It may say, It may say, Check fluid level wi...

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Where you can chec the transmission fluid levels in a auto BMW323ci?

On the dashboardP.s. It is the BMW 325ci

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How can you fix the mistake of putting engine oil in where the brake fluid goes?

If you only added engine oil to the master brake cylinder reservoir, remove the master cylinder and replace it with a new one. Engine oil in the brake system will destroy all rubber parts and seals, so if the engine oil worked its way to the calipers and wheel cylinders those would have to be rep...

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Can radiator fluid leak into transmission?

Sometimes, a leak develops in the radiator between the coolant passage and the transmission fluid passage, and coolant gets into the radiator.One good pass through a deep puddle can soak the unit's insides.On other cars, rainwater leaks into the fluid, usually through the dipstick tube.

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Can old transmission fluid cause problems?

Shifting is difficult: Whether you drive a vehicle with an automatic or manual transmission, it still changes gears.Delay in movement after shifting: Occasionally, dirty transmission fluid can cause a delay in your car or truck moving after shifting gears, which is also related to fluid flow inte...

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Who can change my transmission fluid?

Yes, definitely, regardless of whether you have a manual or an automatic transmission.Manual: Most manufacturers recommend that manual transmission fluid be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles.Under heavy-duty use, some manufacturers suggest changing transmission fluid every 15,000 miles.

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Can a car burn transmission fluid?

Transmission fluid is crucial to your car's shifting capabilities and is bright red and sweet or tart smelling.Unlike motor oil, your transmission does not consume or burn up fluid during use, so if you notice your fluid is running low it is almost always caused by a leak.

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Can low transmission fluid cause white smoke?

Another possible cause of white smoke from the car is a leak in the internal coolant.The good news is, white smoke alone is not an indicator of this problem.Along with the white smoke, you will be able to smell a sweet odor.Sometimes, you can also see that the coolant reservoir level is low.

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Can low transmission fluid cause no reverse?

A few common causes for a transmission that will not go into reverse is a faulty transmission solenoid or low fluid.Similar symptoms can also occur if the transmission runs low on fluid, as it uses fluid pressure to operate and shift between gears.

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Can I change my own transmission fluid?

Yes, definitely, regardless of whether you have a manual or an automatic transmission.Manual: Most manufacturers recommend that manual transmission fluid be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles.Under heavy-duty use, some manufacturers suggest changing transmission fluid every 15,000 miles.

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Can too much transmission fluid cause the transmission to slip?

No, but too much pressure can cause gasket issues which are even worse.

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How do you replace transmission fluid in a 1986 XJ6?

Remove the oil pan dipstick tube. That requires a 15/16 open end wrench. Next, remove the oil pan carefully/slowly. Remove the filter, clean it with spray carb cleaner as it is a metal screen and can be washed. Put the filter back. Remove all traces of gasket from bottom of transmission. Don't sc...

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Where do you fill automatic transmission fluid in a 350?

I'm assuming you mean a Ford F-350, which you fill through the dipstick tube.

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How do you check transmission fluid in 2003 gmc envoy?

You have to raise the vehicle in a flat and level manner and then get under it remove the transmission fill plug. If fluid slowly runs out then it is fine. That would means slight dripping. If none runs out it is low.

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How often should you change transmission fluid in Mercedes?

Manual: Most manufacturers recommend that manual transmission fluid be changed every 30,000 to 60,000 miles.Under heavy-duty use, some manufacturers suggest changing transmission fluid every 15,000 miles.Automatic: Service intervals for an automatic transmission vary from every 30,000 miles to n...

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Should you put additives in diesel fuel?

Most fleets would confess to using fuel additives from time to time, most likely in the winter to prevent gelling.By using the correct fuel additives, injector damage due to water and internal diesel injector deposits will be prevented.When a lubricity additive is used, the life of the injector i...

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Can too much transmission fluid cause a transmission to slip?

Too Much.An excessive amount of transmission fluid can negatively affect a transmission.When fluid levels are too great, it can result in air mixing in with the transmission fluid.This can cause slipping in a transmission as well as other gear-shifting issues.

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How do you put brake fluid in a Chevy Cobalt?

Add Brake Fluid: 2005-2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Getting Started.Open the Hood.Find Reservoir. Locate the brake fluid reservoir and clean it.Check Level. Determine the brake fluid level.Add Fluid. Determine brake fluid type and add fluid properly.Replace Cap. Secure the brake fluid cap onto the re...

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How do you put brake fluid in your car?

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Can low transmission fluid cause knocking?

Harsh Shifting When your transmission slams into gear it can be a sign of abnormal pressures, worn components or even a low fluid level.Start by checking your transmission fluid level and condition on the dipstick.

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Can a car run without transmission fluid?

Cars With Automatic Transmission In other words, when you drive without transmission fluid, the hydraulic pump will wear out, resulting in gear stuck into neutral firmly.As a consequence, the car will not move at all.

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What can be substituted for transmission fluid?

Brake fluids today are mostly glycol-ether based, but there are also mineral oil and silicone-based fluids available.The most commonly used power steering fluid substitute is automatic transmission fluid (ATF).Actually, a lot of manufacturers use ATF instead of power steering fluid.

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What type of transmission fluid do you use in your manual transmission?

Most manual transmissions use 80W90 gear oil. To be sure, check your owners manual. I have seen one use 30w motor oil.

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Can low transmission fluid cause stalling?

Stalling.When your transmission doesn't have enough fluid, you may experience it stalling at red lights or stop signs.Though it should start right back up, taking your car to an auto shop for repair is key as your transmission lines may be leaking and may need to be replaced.

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Can dirty transmission fluid cause shifting problems?

If your transmission fluid is not full enough, or it is dirty, your transmission may have trouble building the pressure it needs to stay in gear.This may cause your transmission to slip gears.A dirty transmission may also build up dirt and cause a lack of fluid flow, causing it to slip.

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Can low transmission fluid cause whining noise?

Whining and/or noise whenever the car is moving.Sometimes the sound is paired with the gears slipping.This usually indicates damaged fluid or a low fluid level, and can be fixed by changing the transmission fluid.Usually due to problems with the transmission gear mechanism.

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Can radiator fluid get into transmission?

The temperature of transmission fluid is regulated inside the engine cooling system.Any rupture of the internal radiator tank can allow coolant to mix with, and contaminate transmission fluid.The engine coolant can also become polluted by the transmission fluid, as the pressures of either liquid ...

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Can old transmission fluid cause hard shifting?

Check your transmission fluid.If your transmission is low on fluid, or if the fluid is old and discolored, it could be to blame for the hard shifting.Hard shifting can occur due to a lack of lubrication in the transmission.

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Can too much transmission fluid cause problems?

When you have too much fluid flowing through the transmission, the excess fluid can have adverse effects on your vehicle, as well as affect your ability to drive.

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Can I just add transmission fluid?

Your car's engine should be running when you add fluid to the transmission, but you want to have the transmission in park and the handbrake activated for safety reasons.Check the owner's manual for instructions on adding the correct transmission fluid for your vehicle.

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Transmission fluid in a gmc Yukon 2003?

how much transmission fluid dose a 2003 gmc yukon need

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Runnin out of transmission fluid in f350?

well you obviously have a transmission leaklook under car to find out wherecould also have a bad torque converter that is sucking fluid ,but this also will leak somewhere as it over fillsa good indication is look where the oil starts on under side of carif at front of transmission could be torque...

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Where do you add transmission fluid?

Insert the funnel into the tube which is meant to house the dipstick and add the transmission fluid in small quantities.Having added a certain amount, check the level of fluid before adding any more so as to conform to the levels recommended in the manual.

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What happens if you mix transmission fluid?

Automatic transmissions must only use the fluid specified by the automaker, such as General Motors' Dexron series or Toyota's Type T.Using the wrong fluid can cause poor lubrication, overheating, and possibly transmission failure.A mechanic might not be able to reverse the damage, even by flushin...

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