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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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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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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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