Tips for towing an automatic transmission car include using special equipment such as a drive-shaft coupling, axle lock or transmission-fluid pump to protect the transmission. Flatbed-towing consists of securing the vehi... More »

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Overdrive in an automatic transmission allows the car to travel at the same speed using less power, making it more economical on fuel. By using a gear that turns the transmission faster than the engine, overdrive allows ... More »

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The best vehicles to flat tow behind an RV include the Jeep Wrangler, the 4x4 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with an automatic transmission, the Nissan 370Z and the Ford Fusion Energi, according to Edmunds. Any vehicle can tec... More »

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The Honda Fit, Chevrolet Volt and tMazda3 are safe and reliable small cars with available automatic transmission that were made in 2015. These vehicles were listed as some of the safest in the class of small and mini car... More »

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An automatic gearbox uses a system that includes fluid coupling to transfer the engine's power to the transmission and a set of planetary gears that are locked or unlocked in different combinations to engage different ge... More »

The primary advantage of a Ford Fusion with an automatic transmission is the greater ease of use and less effort required to drive the vehicle as compared to a manual transmission Fusion, especially in situations such as... More »

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Troubleshooting a Ford automatic transmission includes ensuring the transmission fluid is at the right level and investigating several parts of the transmission for leaks. Checking the filter for clogs may also be necess... More »

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