Automatic Transmission Fluid Exchange

Why is it important?

Transmission gears deliver power from the engine to the drive wheels, shifting automatically to provide the best power and efficiency for your driving speed. A special transmission fluid cools and lubricates the gears. Over time, this fluid degrades, and its lubricant qualities diminish. Changing the fluid at the correct intervals can help prevent premature wear and damage to the transmission.

What is the service?

Removal of the old transmission fluid and replace it with new, clean fluid of the grade recommended by your vehicle manufacturer.

Benefit to you:

Improves lubrication and helps maximize the life of the transmission

Automatic Transmission Drain and Fill

Automatic transmission fluid lubricates, cools and cleans internal components of the transmission. It also helps to maintain the hydraulic pressure necessary for the transmission to function. The additives in the transmission fluid can be depleted over time.

The Automatic Transmission Drain & Fill service includes:

Removing the transmission fill/drain plug to remove the old automatic transmission fluid
Reinstalling transmission fill/drain plug
Refilling the transmission with new automatic transmission fluid to the proper level

Automatic Transmission Filter Replacement

A transmission is a speed and power-changing device located between the engine and the driving wheels of a vehicle. It provides a means for changing the ratio between engine RPM and driving wheel RPM to meet each particular driving situation. Manual transmission fluid provides lubrication to gears, bearings, shafts, and other internal components. Heat, pressure and friction can slowly breakdown the additives in the manual transmission fluid. In addition, small particles of metal may come off the gears as they wear and these metal particles can mix with the fluid. Fluids can also become contaminated with water.

The service includes:

Evacuating the old manual transmission fluid
Filling the manual transmission fluid with the manufacturer’s recommended type and quantity of new fluid

Benefit to you:

Helps ensure optimal transmission fluid cleanliness and helps prevent premature wear

Please note: Hackel’s does not offer all Transmission Services on all makes/models. Please call ahead to ensure the services are available.