5 Things You Should Never Do In An Automatic Transmission Car
Let’s talk about the top five you should never do to your automatic transmission if you want it to last. An automatic transmission is like at a time to cost a lot of money to fix it. They go bad rebuilding them can cost three, four, even $5,000 so you want to take care of them and I’m going to show you five things that you never want to do with them. Guy, you never want to drive an automatic car to deep water. And here’s why. You have to vent a lot of medic transmissions as fluid gets high and expands and contracts to release pressure. And if you go into your water that will suck water into the Transmission, and let’s just say water and automatic transmissions do not go together.
If you get water in your automatic transmission, sometimes you get lucky and flushed out and work, but often it will destroy the entire transmission. You’ll need a new one. And the second thing never to do is never accidentally have your car go from drive into reverse while the car’s moving. Now the Honda has a better design to shifters on the dash. That’s Kinda hard to do but a lot of cars have them down on the bottom. So if you are just like this, make sure you don’t accidentally hit it and rip it up in into reverse while you’re driving down the road because it will destroy the transmission. I had more like a lot of my costumers, teenage kids when I learned how to draw them and screw around with their friends knew that hitting reverse and they just destroyed the transmission and if they were older cars then they just ended up junking them.
Now the next thing not to do with an automatic transmission car is leaving it in drive. If you’re idling for a really long period of time because when we drive it, you’re on there for a long time. That can lead to overheating of the inside of the transmission if you going to be shifting her for a really long time to shut the car off or at least put it into park because the park, it’s not directly connected to the torque converter and sending a lot of power, so we won’t get quite as hot in parkas it will in drive. No, that’s bad thing not to do with your automatic transmission is don’t go around doing burnouts all the time. Burnouts are one of the worst things you can do for an automatic transmission and when it comes to burnouts they aren’t really good for any car.
Well, with standard transmission cars so it’s not that great for them, but now you’re just going to end up burning out the clutch, which is a lot cheaper than replacing the whole transmission. The last thing not to do has to do with your automatic transmission fluid. If you will have a later model car don’t listen to the nonsense written on the oil stick, no need to replace under normal driving conditions. It’s a bunch of nonsense. Oh, the fluids good for the lifetime of the transformation. But then it’s less and less and less because you don’t want dirty fluid and you want to change it regularly. And yes, modern cars use a synthetic fluid that can handle heat better and break down less. But it actually does breakdown. I still say change your transmission fluid every 60 to 80,000 miles regardless of what these ridiculous directions say, realize if you take care of your transmission, it can take care of you. Our Honda has been taken care of. It’s gone 195,000 miles. And even though Honda’s have relatively weak automatic transmission, this one is still shifting. Fine. So now you know what the top five things you shouldn’t be doing here transmission are to make it last as long as it possibly can.