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Transmission Cleaning

After Auto-Rx® Plus has done its powerful cleaning and restoring action, you will be amazed with your transmission?s performance! Our product will restore your seals and so effectively remove contaminants that your transmission will be returned to like-new condition! Auto-Rx® Plus can:

      • Prevent or delay costly transmission repairs.
      • Dramatically increase the life of your transmission.
      • Improve overall transmission performance.


Automatic Transmission Cleaning Instructions      Manual Transmission Cleaning Instructions

Heat and Contaminants: A Transmission?s Greatest Enemies

It is scientifically proven that every problem that occurs in a transmission (other than manufacturing defects) is caused by contamination- the same as in an engine. Contamination is the number one cause of transmission trouble! Why? Because it creates uneven hotspots. And the contamination process has already begun within the first 10,000 miles. Some symptoms of transmission failure include slippage and difficulty or inability to shift. That?s why it?s recommended that you clean your transmission at least every two years or after 25,000 miles.

Removing this contamination is critical to the life of your transmission. First, this contamination interferes with the operation of your transmission?s valve body (which regulates shifting). Second, the internal seals dry out and become compressed. This compression creates pockets where the seals do not make contact, and it results in a loss of internal pressure.

Auto-Rx® Plus is your solution. Auto-Rx® Plus works as you drive. Contamination residue and build-up are liquefied and gradually removed by the transmission filter, cleaning the internal mechanism of your transmission. Select one of the links below that will have Auto-Rx® Plus working for you in no time!

What to Do with the Leftover Product?

After using the required dosing for your transmission, some Auto-Rx® Plus product remains in the bottle. Suggestions for using this remainder include cleaning the power steering (2 ounces) or installing an Preventive Maintenance Plan dose (4 ounces) in your engine crankcase to get some measure of engine cleaning.  NOTE: This is not for engines with sludge.

Transmission Repairs

Replacement of the torque convertor is something Auto-Rx® Plus can prevent. In most cases, folks use Auto-Rx® Plus after the fact to correct a sick transmission. Very few folks actually service their transmissions at the appropriate time based on the fluid life. Many transmissions could be saved with Auto-Rx® Plus. The biggest problem is that the manufacturers suggest a transmission fluid exchange from 60-80,000 miles. That is far too long under normal driving conditions.

It is very simple to invest in a bottle of Auto-Rx® Plus and add half the bottle to the existing fluid at about the 30-40,000 mile mark, drive for 1,000 miles and change the fluid, then use the remaining half of the bottle at the 70-80,000 mile mark for a second change of fluid. In all likelihood, the transmission would never have a problem.

Manual Transmissions

To get the most out of Auto-Rx® Plus, we recommend the following method of use. The application will last for the life of your manual transmission:

STEP 1Add 1 ounce of Auto-Rx® Plus per quart of oil.
STEP 2Drive 1,000 miles for vehicles driven routinely in high mileage situations, or 3,000 miles for vehicles in harsh conditions, such as dry and dusty with extreme heat.
STEP 3Drain the Auto-Rx® Plus and oil. Refill according to vehicle manufacturer?s recommendation.

Automatic Transmissions

Automatic transmissions are generally not properly serviced over a vehicle?s intended life. For this reason, transmissions get a bad rap as being the weak link in the drive train. Repairs are generally very costly, usually starting at over $2,000. Owner manuals put fluid exchange intervals as high as 80,000 miles, but a transmission repair shop will seldom recommend running the fluid for more than 30,000 miles. So who would you believe? If you have more than 30,000 miles on your vehicle, we highly recommend adding the prescribed dose of Auto-Rx® Plus and driving 1,000 miles for ordinary driving conditions or 3,000 miles for harsh conditions (see Step 5 below) before a fluid change. This will ensure that deposits, gums, and varnishes come out with draining. Don?t put fresh fluid into a gummed-up system. A single treatment is all that is needed.

Harsh Conditions:

On automatic transmissions that have been poorly maintained and have had severe duty (such as towing or carrying large payloads), gummed up deposits will be heavier than the normal passenger car under light duty. Therefore, it will take longer to clean up these deposits in the torque convertor and shifting module valves. However, in 99% of applications, adding 6 fluid ounces of Auto-Rx® Plus and running 3,000 miles are all that is required to clean up an automatic transmission. Most shifting issues and overdrive chatter are resolved in 3,000 miles. After completing the runtime, you merely need to service the filter screen and/or magnet before purging out the old fluid with new. There is very little filtration on most transmissions, so there is no reason to run the dirty fluid any longer than necessary.

Instructions for Automatic Transmissions

To get the most out of Auto-Rx® Plus, we recommend the following easy, step-by-step method of use for your automatic transmission:

STEP 1Check the transmission fluid level. If it is at or below the full mark, there is space available to add Auto-Rx® Plus. If the level is overfilled, it should be returned to the proper level before continuing.
STEP 2Add approximately 6 ounces of Auto-Rx® Plus regardless of the fluid capacity. (For metric measurements, use 138 mL.) Each bottle of Auto-Rx® Plus contains 12 fluid ounces.
STEP 3Drive approximately 5 miles to circulate and evenly disperse the Auto-Rx® Plus in the transmission fluid.
STEP 4Check the fluid level again. Add transmission fluid if the level is below the full mark.
STEP 5For vehicles operating under normal driving conditions, drive the vehicle normally for 1,000 miles (or 3,000 miles if under harsh conditions explained here).
STEP 6Empty the transmission fluid and replace with fresh fluid approved for your transmission.
STEP 7Change the filter at this time if your transmission is so equipped. This removes the liquefied contaminants off the valve bodies and the torque convertor.SPECIAL NOTE: In most cars, the transmission filter resembles a bug screen designed to stop large particles of contaminants. In fact, many imports do not have transmission filters at all. Too often, the transmission filter is confused in its performance with that of an oil filter. In most cases it is not necessary to change the transmission screen when performing a T-Tech service. The real value of T-Tech is that your transmission now has 100% brand new fluid with high levels of viscosity to help your vehicle shift and run smoother. However, if you want to change the transmission filter when performing a T-Tech service, it?s no problem. We suggest what is best for your car. You make the call!
STEP 8Congratulations! Your cleaning application is done.

To read a letter from a customer about Auto-Rx succeeding where MMO and Lube Guard failed in his transmission, CLICK HERE.

Also read other customer comments concerning transmissions.

Frank J. Miller
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