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Multistate Transmissions Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Multistate Transmissions Guide to Using the Correct Fluids in Your Vehicle

Today's Multistate Transmissions post focuses on using coolant. If you pour in the wrong kind, it won't protect the cooling system and may even void the warranty. Check your vehicle owner's manual. Of course, your Multistate Transmissions service advisor will know the proper coolant for your vehicle.Brake fluid is confusing for some FORT WORTH drivers. Back when we opened Multistate Transmissions, most vehicles used Dot 3 brake fluid. Now we have Dot 4 and Dot 5. Some FORT WORTH residents mistakenly think the higher numbers are an upgrade. You know, if 3 is good then 4 must be better. That's not how it works. They are different formulations to meet the demands of differences in brake systems. Only one of them is designed for your vehicle.Ditto for transmission fluid. For decades there were two basic types of tranny fluid used at Multistate Transmissions: friction modified or not. With the tremendous engineering advances in vehicle automatic transmissions, there have been several ... read more

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Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Using Proper Fluids in Your vehicle

Today, Multistate Transmissions is writing about the proper fluids for your vehicle. It's become more complicated with changes in automotive design and manufacturing. It's not that people in FORT WORTH are confused as much as they don't realize how much things have changed in recent years. If you have questions about the fluids in your vehicle, please don't hesitate to stop by Multistate Transmissions. You can find us on 3850 HEMPHILL ST in FORT WORTH, TX 76110.Just give us a call at 817-825-8596. Let's take engine oil. Twenty or 30 years ago, there were just a handful of different weights of oil. The weight of an oil is a scientific measure of its properties, particularly its viscosity or thickness.It was common in those days to use a lighter weight oil in the winter when it's cold outside. That way the oil would be able to splash around inside the engine and protect the parts before it was fully warmed up. And a h ... read more

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