Avoiding these four mistakes is the key to automatic transmission longevity. Be careful in the cold
Many inexperienced drivers who own cars with automatic transmission often make serious mistakes that can lead to transmission failure. Experts highlight the main mistakes when using such machines.
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The first mistake is towing the car incorrectly. This action must be avoided at speeds above 50 kilometers per hour. It is important to read the vehicle’s owner’s manual for towing conditions.
The second common mistake is using a car with a cold engine. In winter, owners of cars with an automatic transmission should be sure to warm up the engine before driving.
The third mistake is using gear oil with a high viscosity, especially in cold weather, which can lead to problems when starting the engine.
The fourth mistake is turning on neutral while the car is moving. While this is acceptable with a manual transmission, it should be avoided when driving a car with an automatic transmission.