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2011-10-02 04:29:02
2011-10-02 04:29:02

No the transmission will not overheat, the wrong type of fluid could just ruin it the transmission. Same with also using too low or high amounts of fluid. That's why they recommend using the right type of Transmission Fluid.


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A vehicle stalling can be just one problem associated with having too much transmission fluid in the vehicle. Excessive transmission fluid can cause the gears in the transmission to heat up and experience damage as well.

Because a tranmission is a machine and any machine will eventually fail. Over time, heat and friction cause wear on the transmission. Proper use and maintenance can extend the life of a transmission, but the gears will still wear over time with ordinary use. Seals can also be damaged by improper maintenance. Things that may cause unnecessary damage include driving the vehicle when the transmission fluid is low, using the wrong fluid or contaminated fluid, or shifting into gear at high speeds.

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The most common reason for a transmission to go bad is not maintaining it properly. Another cause is hot temperature. Heat can break down the fluid that protects the transmission causing it to fail.

Automatic transmission is a 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee uses ATF4. Use of other grades of fluid will cause damage to transmission. Addition to answer: The new ATF4 that they recommend is the recommended fluid due to Heat, load, speed and environmental stresses the transmission in these vehicles will undergo. There are other ATF fluids which even exceed the manufacturers ATF4 fluid... meaning they are even better for your transmission. For instance a Hydrotex HyTorque Trans Fluid exceeds the manufacturers ATF4 fluid by ALL specifications. But the original answer is correct, do not put anything of lower value into your transmission or it could cause damage over a long period of time.

vehicles with automatic transmissions require transmission fluid. vehicles with manual transmissions require either transmission fluid or gear oil. the fluid helps reduce friction between internal parts, reduce heat, and lubricates.

There is a plug on the bottom of the transmission to drain it. You will need to heat up the fluid before you drain it. Be very carefull of the hot fluid.

Because there are lines running from the radiator to the tranny, this lets the fluid flow through and be cooled so that it does not over heat in the tranny and cause damage to your bands inside your tranny.

A transmission flush is done by removing the two transmission lines that go into the radiatior. Then the machine is filled with fluid and the car is started. The front pump in the transmission turns which causes the fluid to be pushed thru the system. Once the old fluid has been evacuated the car is turned off and the transmission lines are reconnected to the radiator. There is nothing in the flush procedure that can effect the axle seals. The are rubber with a small wire spring that causes them to hold their shape. Only high heat, old age or a chemical on them would cause wear and allowing failure.

Transmission fluid. Many cars have a transmission cooler built into the radiator to cool the transmission fluid. Sometimes there is an internal rupture in the system spilling transmission fluid into the radiator thus mixing with the coolant.

This is a design flaw in the 4L60E. Check all Technical Service Bulletins. However, there is also a contributory aspect to this problem. If you have 4WD, over time the seal between the transmission and transfer case leaks. Transmission fluid slowly leaks into the transfer case, overfills it and then out the vent tube. If you don't check your transmission level every oil change (e.g. 3,000 miles) then your transmission fluid becomes low. Low transmission fluid, equals more heat in the transmission, equals shorter transmission life and the more rapid loss of reverse. The key therefore is to get your transmission serviced every 30,000 miles and check that transmission fluid every 3,000 miles.

lack of care and maintenance in the radiator about checking your radiator fluid? checking the radiator itself for leaks, and replacing your thermostat. if this does not work then the problem could be lack of changing the oil....or burning of your transmission check your oil and tranny fluid.....flush the transmission....also if you tow stuff with your tracker you could easily burn out your transmission and that could cause the vehicle to over heat as well.

Servicing your transmission should be done every 30,000 to 40,000 kilometers. The service is required due to extreme cold, extreme heat and weather conditions that cause the transmission to wear. The technician will check and or change the fluid, inspect the transmission for leaks and change the transmission filter. The service is meant to prolong the life of your vehicles transmission and is relatively inexpensive over the life of your vehicle.

Pulling a heavy load will cause it to overheat. I suggest you have the fluid and filter changed and then install a transmission cooler. Very inexpensive and it will help when towing. Also check the cooling fins on the factory transmission cooler and make sure they are no clogged with debris.

The transmission fluid filter typically sits at the bottom on the trans oil pan. the oil in the trans gets picked up through the filter, and then proceeds through the gears, (and clutches if an auto). With a dirty transmission fluid filter, it'll be full of metal shavings and particulate. This, in turn, will not allow your trans to get the required amount of fluid....Causing heat and premature wear....It can also cause your transmission to hesitate....Which can be unsafe when making turns through traffic. Hope that helped you. Good luck!

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Only if it is allowing Fluid to escape. Does the radiator and heater core have enough fluid to circulate. If not you will not have heat.

A manual transmission does not typically use [automatic] transmission fluid, or "ATF." As it is just a gearbox, it is usually filled with "gear lube" oil formulated for the task. Whatever type of lubricant is specified by the transmission manufacturer, it should be changed occasionally due to oxidation breakdown with heat and time. Consult the owner's manual for the proper fluid and interval. It should be much longer than an automatic transmission.

Turn car on then let it run and heat up then remove dipstick

Transmission is on its last leg. The seals are needing to expand via heat; fluid is basically seeping by the seals until the parts expand enough to stop the leakage. It will continually get worse

The transfer of heat by fluid is convection.

having same problem with 89 chev 1500 if i find out whats wrong I'll give you what i got

When a transmission warning light on any vehicle turns on, it can mean a few things that will spell trouble if not checked right away. One cause is a bad sensor or the fluid is so over used, which is not so serious, and a scheduled fluid/filter change usually fixes the problem. If the color of the fluid is still red and appears to be fine, chances are that slipping is occurring in the transmission. Slipping causes friction and friction generates heat thus boiling the fluid. This is a very serious problem and a replacement of the transmission will be required if this condition is not attended to right away.

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