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Is There a Warning Light for Low Transmission Fluid?

Is There a Warning Light for Low Transmission Fluid?

A vehicle's dashboard display comes with warning lights that turn on to suggest that there is a problem with a specific system or a component in the car. Most car owners are familiar with the check engine light that delivers an amber light when there is an issue under the hood. There is also a battery light that glows when you turn on the car. The light can also indicate a problem with your car's power system. So, is there a warning light for low transmission fluid? The answer is simple: "Yes." It is another critical warning light in a car that you need to be aware of and pay attention to when the alert light comes. Usually, the light blinks when the system detects an increase in fluid temperature, which can cause: Redundancies when shifting gears Acrid burning odor Transmission slipping out of gear Transmission Warning Lights Vary with Vehicle Model You need to understand that every vehicle has a specific transmission light that might be different from the one i ... read more

How to Pass An Emissions Test

How to Pass An Emissions Test

How to Pass an Emissions Test. Emissions testing, also known as a smog check, is required in many parts of the country. The procedure helps ensure your vehicle meets the emissions standards set by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and/or state governments. Exactly how often your vehicle must be tested depends on the requirements set by the state or local government. The same goes for which model year is exempt or subject to emissions testing. There are two basic types of emissions tests: tailpipe and onboard diagnostics (OBD II). Which one your car must undergo depends on the requirements in your area, as well as the age of your vehicle. With an OBD test, a scan tool is plugged into the vehicle’s diagnostic port. That allows the technician to communicate with the onboard computer to ensure it isn’t flag ... read more

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