When you notice red fluid leaking from your car or the transmission fluid darker than usual, you might be curious what’s going on. Luckily, transmission fluid is specially dyed for identification purposes, so after knowing what each color means, you will know what’s wrong. When transmission fluid is brand-new, it's translucent and dark red in color. Find out about this vital car fluid and its properties from the service center at Sonia’s CDJR today.
Your vehicle's transmission fluid color will darken from age and vehicle use, but it can also be from contaminants getting past a malfunctioning transmission filter. Below, you'll find a basic color guide. You can use it to determine whether your transmission system has an issue or you simply need transmission fluid replacement:
If you notice red fluid leaking from your car, it's most likely a transmission fluid leak. Thankfully, the red color makes it easy to identify the problem. Other ways to identify a transmission leak include:
Keep the following tips in mind to prevent future problems with your car's transmission:
Think there’s something wrong with your transmission fluid? Count on Sonia's CDJR to find out the issue and we will resolve it before you head back on the roads in Orange, MA! Be sure to use our coupons to save your next visit.