Pointers from the pros at Apollo Transmission

One of many ways that an Apollo Transmission certified technician can diagnose transmission problems is by looking at the level and quality of the transmission fluid. You don't even have to leave your own garage or driveway to check the fluid!

Low fluid levels may indicate a leak. Since a small leak can quickly cause a big headache, book a transmission Diagnostic Services and Multi-Point Inspectionso we can inspect your transmission thoroughly.

The color and condition of your transmission fluid can quickly help you identify a possible  transmission problem:

Normal fluid is reddish-brown and translucent, with no particular odor
Contaminated fluid has water or particles in the fluid.
Burnt fluid may indicate damage from overheating.
Varnished fluid may have been overheated repeatedly.


If you notice that your transmission fluid is contaminated or looks varnished or burnt, bring your car in immediately. We can diagnose your transmission problem before the vehicle breaks down or requires more costly repair.

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