Who invented the manual transmission?

Answer The modern manual transmission was invented by two french engineers in 1894, Louis-Rene Panhard and Emile Levassor. Even though it bombed in its first public demonstration, their manual transmissio... Read More »

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Is there a transmission fluid change for a manual transmission?

Yes, but the necessity of changing fluid depends on your vehicle. Some newer models are essentially maintenance-free; refer to the owner's manual of your make and model. If there is any noise or pe... Read More »

Does a manual transmission have transmission fluid?

Yes, a manual transmission uses fluid, and in some cases, the fluid is the same as what is used in automatic transmissions. In other cases, regular motor oil or hypoid gear oil is used in place of ... Read More »

What Is a manual transmission?

Transmissions can be either manual or automatic. Manual transmissions allow the driver to decide when to shift. According to Progressive Insurance, 8 to 10 percent percent of annual automotive sale... Read More »

Is there a Silverado SS with manual transmission?

According to Truck Trend, the 2003 Chevrolet Silverado SS was the first model to offer the option of a manual transmission. Subsequent models also offered manual transmissions, though automatic tra... Read More »