Should transmission oil and fluids be changed?
The car has several liquids, including water with the additive, oil, fluids ... Which ones should be changed, which ones cannot be changed?
The car has several liquids, including water with the additive, oil, fluids ... Which ones should be changed, which ones should not be changed?
The car has several liquids, between water with the additive, oil, fluid… Which ones should be changed, which ones should not be changed? And this is a reason for a lot of fighting, because when the manual says “you don't have to change”, some mechanics say “you have to change”! And so?! Well, that's when the engine oil has to be replaced according to the manual - every 10,000 km, every 12 months.
Manual gearbox oil is no longer changed. Automatic gear oil depends. Some must be replaced, but with high mileage: 60 thousand, 80 thousand kilometers change the automatic transmission oil.
Some automatic gearboxes, the oil lasts, as well as the manual gearbox, for a lifetime; for example, the Ford automatic transmission that is in the EcoSport is for life, it is not a substitute. If the mechanic speaks do I have to
Hydraulic steering box, which is now turning everything electric, because there is still a lot of car with hydraulic steering that has the fluid; it is also not substituted, but the level has to be checked.
In both the headset and the gearbox, all of them may be subject to a leak. Then the level has to be checked. Some replace, others do not. Look here for additional insights: too much transmission fluid
Finally, the brake fluid? Ah! This is hygroscopic, it absorbs moisture, so it has a deadline: every two years the brake fluid must be replaced, because it absorbs moisture and when it absorbs this moisture, they are left by bubbles of water in the middle of the fluid that impair the performance the brake system.