auto transmission / gear box care - Zerotohundred.com


Zerotohundred.com
Home Features News Forums The Marketplace Showcase Videos TIMETOATTACK! Store!
Go Back   Zerotohundred.com > Car Discussions > Car Care


Reply
 
Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 08-16-2009, 11:18 AM   #1
richardtan
50bhp Junior
 
richardtan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 97
Likes: 31
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default auto transmission / gear box care

hi Sifu's,

A friend mentioned to me that when i drive my automatic naturally aspirated 1.5 vios,
the way i press the gas peddle may cause the gear box to fail earlier.

I like to find out more about this aspect. Hope to know more about it.

I mean normally, what wrong ways of pressing the pedals can cause the auto gear box to fail, eg the electronics?

Hope to get some clues.

best regards
Richard
richardtan is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 08-16-2009, 10:31 PM   #2
lonelylilpig
Senior Member
 
lonelylilpig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 833
Likes: 69
Liked: 33 / 27 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Yes, if frequent pressing n lifting the gas pedal will not only harm your transmission but your engine and most important the ECU(electronic control unit) as well. It is advise to remain a constant pedal pressing as this will greatly reduce the stress on the mentioned parts. More details won't be discuss here as u will get confuse with it !
lonelylilpig is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 08-17-2009, 12:05 AM   #3
fstr
Moderator
 
fstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sahara Desert
Posts: 7,957
Likes: 690
Liked: 947 / 464 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

just want to share :






i notice 1 thing after i put this cooler, b4 i put the gb will be screaming at 140kmh above but today i try at d long highway from sepang to subang when at 160kmh, the car keeps on moving without hesitation...that time my pedal tekan half only, i press more it reaches 180++

more smoother power delivery when overtaking cars at highway, no more weakspot when gear is disengage to lower gears.

and saves you costly gb repairs.

overall this cooler very good for long hauls.
fstr is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Likes fstr For This Useful Post:
Janson911 (08-17-2009)
Old 08-17-2009, 09:28 AM   #4
wonderkid
Senior Member
 
wonderkid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Labuan & Sabah
Posts: 511
Likes: 32
Liked: 13 / 7 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to wonderkid
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

agree with bro fstrader. Install a ATF coller can protect ur gb. I'm also using it on my lancer, u can get it from any half-cut shop for a reasonable price
wonderkid is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 08-17-2009, 05:05 PM   #5
veilsideboyz
Senior Member
 
veilsideboyz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 1,632
Likes: 26
Liked: 17 / 13 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

buy hayden .....
the best atf cooler :)
veilsideboyz is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 08-27-2009, 10:27 AM   #6
kennyng
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: penang
Posts: 40
Likes: 0
Liked: 0 / 0 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

around how much if get gb cooler from half cut shop? thanks
kennyng is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 08-27-2009, 11:52 AM   #7
fstr
Moderator
 
fstr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: Sahara Desert
Posts: 7,957
Likes: 690
Liked: 947 / 464 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Quote:
Originally Posted by kennyng View Post
around how much if get gb cooler from half cut shop? thanks
price range 80 to 150, see condition and size of it.

usually pajero one's will be cheaper.

actually i wan to change to smaller one, cos this one is too big
fstr is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 09-12-2009, 02:30 AM   #8
pathfinder
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 249
Likes: 0
Liked: 0 / 0 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

My car's auto gbox was damaged and went through rebuilt.

Currently using external/extra ATF cooler.

On hot day or long distance drive, i can feel the engine and gearbox are working in harmony. Noticable positive difference compare to old day without extra ATF cooler. Bought RM120 from chop shop. Made by Denso

Heat is always an enemy, so having the ATF cooler is real bonus.
pathfinder is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 09-21-2009, 01:08 PM   #9
unionjack_82
Senior Member
 
unionjack_82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Posts: 110
Likes: 113
Liked: 0 / 0 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

where the shop to sell and install this atf cooler in kl area??wan to try it..thank
unionjack_82 is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 09-21-2009, 06:10 PM   #10
Janson911
150bhp Tuned Member
 
Janson911's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 160
Likes: 62
Liked: 2 / 2 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Quote:
Originally Posted by unionjack_82 View Post
where the shop to sell and install this atf cooler in kl area??wan to try it..thank
Maybe U can to search 1 seller in the marketplace section,the seller called Andysky5(REV Performance).He got sell this kind of stuff n he is reliable seller also....Cheers!
Janson911 is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
The Following User Likes Janson911 For This Useful Post:
unionjack_82 (10-25-2009)
Old 10-16-2009, 09:54 AM   #11
Master[QQ]
50bhp Junior
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Posts: 50
Likes: 0
Liked: 0 / 0 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Bro, am i need to take out the front bumper before installl the atf coller?
Master[QQ] is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 10-16-2009, 10:07 AM   #12
chiewwl
Senior Member
 
chiewwl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 334
Likes: 25
Liked: 13 / 11 Posts
Send a message via MSN to chiewwl Send a message via Yahoo to chiewwl
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

yep.. ATF cooler will help 'protect' ur gb...

also, using a good quality ATF oil also helps too...

---------- Post added at 10:07 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:07 AM ----------

yep.. ATF cooler will help 'protect' ur gb...

also, using a good quality ATF oil also helps too...
chiewwl is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 03-20-2012, 09:18 PM   #13
unionjack_82
Senior Member
 
unionjack_82's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Posts: 110
Likes: 113
Liked: 0 / 0 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

i install already atf cooler, buying from some forumer, but about 6-7 month later, the pipe "bocor" already...where to buy good atf pipe??how much??
unionjack_82 is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 03-20-2012, 09:40 PM   #14
dekaiser
50bhp Junior
 
dekaiser's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Kuala Lumpur
Posts: 94
Likes: 2
Liked: 33 / 21 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Quote:
Originally Posted by veilsideboyz View Post
buy hayden .....
the best atf cooler :)
agreed...installed two hayden cooler in my ride...way much smoother when going long distance traveling during hot sunny day...traffic jam also not a problem...since the hayden DWAG got electrical fan to cool the fluid...really good investment and can prolong your transmission life too...
dekaiser is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Old 03-21-2012, 08:13 AM   #15
Izso
`(00) Noob
 
Izso's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Location: KL
Posts: 12,609
Likes: 5,366
Liked: 5,701 / 2,611 Posts
Default Re: auto transmission / gear box care

Quote:
Originally Posted by unionjack_82 View Post
i install already atf cooler, buying from some forumer, but about 6-7 month later, the pipe "bocor" already...where to buy good atf pipe??how much??
You can get those high pressure automotive hoses from spare parts shops. Roughly RM8 per meter.
Izso is offline   Reply With Quote Share with Facebook
Reply

  Zerotohundred.com > Car Discussions > Car Care

Previous: Previous Thread | Next Thread :Next

Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes



Latest Posts
  Arospeed Exhaust Valve Controller (2.5inch) (USED)
Last Post 07-29-2016 12:39 PM
Different between 4g63 and 4g63 RVR
Last Post Yesterday 11:07 PM
Trending Threads
Different between 4g63 and 4g63 RVR
Last Post Yesterday 11:07 PM
Reducing road noise level for 225/45/18
Last Post 07-18-2016 09:52 PM
[DIY] Brake pads and disc rotor change
Last Post 07-17-2016 02:35 AM
things to check when buying used e46
Last Post 07-21-2016 03:45 PM
SEARCH









2000 - 2016 Zerotohundred.com - The Automotive Lifestyle Network | Tags | Terms of Use | Visitor Agreement | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Privacy Statement | Top