How often should I service my transmission?

Automatic transmission fluid capThis is one of the most frequently asked questions we get here at Milex / Mr. Transmission. Ensuring that your vehicle’s manual or automatic transmission recieves the maintenance it deserves regularly gives you peace of mind knowing your transmission will gladly give you tens of thousands of more miles in the years to come.

Manual Transmission Regular Maintenance

Most manufacturers recommend changing your transmission fluid and inspecting your transmission for any signs of trouble every 30,000 to 50,000 miles depending, it can vary from manufacturer to manufacturer. Some manufacturers even recommend this service every 15,000 miles. One thing is for sure, it won’t hurt your transmission to do it more often than required.

Automatic Transmission Regular Maintenance

While automatic transmissions are definitely unique compared to manual transmissions, they require regular maintenance just the same. Most manufacturers have recommended servicing your automatic transmission every 30,000 to 60,000 miles with some recommending it even less often at up to 100,000 miles.