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Transmission fluid normally ranges in color from a bright to a dark translucent red color. The color alone is not an indication of a transmission issue or that the transmission fluid needs to be changed, according to AGC... More »

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Dirty transmission fluid causes problems when shifting gears: grinding noises, stalling or misfiring of the engine and overheating of the transmission. These problems are very similar to those caused by low transmission ... More »

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Lifehacker recommends checking a car's transmission fluid monthly. To do so, pull out the dipstick, wipe off the fluid, and put the dipstick back in. Remove the dipstick again, and inspect the quality of the fluid. More »

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Transmission shudder is usually caused by a lack of transmission fluid or a slipping torque converter clutch. Contaminants in the transmission fluid may also lead to transmission shudders, but because the transmission is... More »

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New, clean transmission fluid has a translucent, bright red color. This color is achieved by adding the dye to the fluid for identification purposes. More »

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Transmission parts diagrams facilitate identification of the parts in a transmission and allow owners and mechanics to see a close-up view of the transmission. These diagrams also serve to identify the name and location ... More »

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