Transmissions perform under many adverse conditions and expose the transmission fluid to wide swings in temperature. Trasnmission fluid deteriorates over time.
After 30,000 miles, Automatic Transmission Fluid(ATF) will begin to age and start to oxidize due to the combination of time and heat, Turning the normally clean red transmission fluid into a brown color.
The oxididation process is harmful to your transmission because it creates corrosion and leaves deposits around the transmission’s many moving parts. This contaminated material reduces fluid circulation and transmission cooling. Failure to provide proper maintenance and apply preventive measures, will cause severe and irreversible damage to your vehicle’s internal transmission components. You may find valves that stick and gears that slip or create erratic shifting and frequent vibrating or noise. Eventually, this neglect will cause transmission failure.
It is recommended that you periodically check your transmission fluid and filters for corrosion and contamination. When necessary, have the transmission fluid replaced. It is also recommended that you have your transmission serviced every 30,000 miles. This includes changing the transmission fluid and transmisison filter. The entire transmission including its internal components should be cleaned. The old corrosive transmission fluid should be removed and replaced with new fluid.
What Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) should I use?
We recommend that you use BG Universal Synthetic ATF. It is compatiable with all Jaguar and Land Rover transmissions. It is also a fraction of the cost of other brands. In fact, it is the superior choice to use in all passenger and commercial automatic transmissions. It provides excellent protection of gears and offers superior thermal stability, outstanding oxidative stability, foam resistance and corrosion control, exceptional low temperature fluidity, and offers peak transmission operation during high temperature operation. It also provides maximum protection for towing and severe service and allows for overall stability of the transmission to ensure a long service life. View the following BG Video to get an idea of the value of this very important service.
Motorcars Ltd can provide you with the BG Transmission Service and clean out your dirty Transmission, click on 1 of our 2 Houston area locations – Houston Central or Houston Midtown and we would be happy to provide you with much needed maintenance.