What Are the Causes of Burnt Transmission Fluid?

Answer Transmission fluid runs through a car's transmission system to help it work smoothly and without error. Without the fluid, the transmission system would easily overheat, especially if the engine ha... Read More »

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Why My Transmission Fluid Has a Burnt Smell and Metal Flakes?

Transmission fluid may develop a burnt smell and exhibit metal flakes for different reasons, not all of which indicate your transmission needs to be repaired. However, if your vehicle is exhibiting... Read More »

What Are the Causes of Dark Transmission Fluid?

Dark transmission fluid is the leading cause of automatic transmission failure because it's the most difficult to spot. There may be signs that the viscosity of the fluid is breaking down such as d... Read More »

What Causes a Transmission Fluid Leak in a Dodge Caravan?

When new, a Dodge Caravan transmission should not leak. However, all mechanical parts eventually wear out, and the transmission in a Doge Caravan is no different. Coolant-line fittings may come loo... Read More »

Causes of Foamy Transmission Fluid?

The transmission is one of the most important parts of your car's engine. To keep it running properly, check the engine's fluid levels regularly, keep the fluids at the correct level and change the... Read More »