Category: Car maintenance

How Do I Know Which Transmission Fluid is Best for My Gearbox? MILTA Technology
Apr 30, 2022
How Do I Know Which Transmission Fluid is Best for My Gearbox?

Way back when, it seemed there were essentially only two types of automatic transmission fluid (ATF), Type A and Type F. The latter was for Ford cars, and the former for all the others. Times have moved on and now the list of transmission fluids has grown. But how can you know for sure which […]

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What Happens to Your Automatic Gearbox When You Don't Replace the Fluid Regularly? MILTA Technology
Apr 23, 2022
What Happens to Your Automatic Gearbox When You Don’t Replace the Fluid Regularly?

One of the most important and yet also the most relatively simple pieces of maintenance that needs to be done on your automatic transmission vehicle is changing of the transmission fluid. It typically needs to happen at the very least every 60,000 miles, but depending on how much you drive and your driving style, you […]

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Spring Maintenance - What’s Worth Checking Before the Spring Season? MILTA Technology
Apr 08, 2022
Spring Maintenance – What’s Worth Checking Before the Spring Season?

Spring is just around the corner, perhaps just one more cold snap away. With that being the case, it’s time to consider what kind of useful maintenance you can do on your car to prepare for the new season. The fact is that winter is a punishing few months for your car. The extreme temperatures, […]

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How Do I Know If My Gearbox Needs More Fluid MILTA Technology
Apr 05, 2022
How Do I Know If My Gearbox Needs More Fluid

Transmission fluid is one of the many critical fluids that help your car to run properly. It is to your transmission what engine oil is to the engine. It simultaneously lubricates and cools the many moving parts and ensures that the transmission runs smoothly and properly. Also like the engine, your transmission is a component […]

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What Are the Most Common Damages to Automatic Gearboxes? MILTA Technology
Feb 24, 2022
What Are the Most Common Damages to Automatic Gearboxes?

It used to be that the automatic gearbox was a minority in the UK. Most of the country held the view that you had to “go manual, or go home” and automatics were only for: Elderly drivers who were tired of manual shifting Lazy drivers People who couldn’t pass their driving test in a manual […]

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How to Prolong Electric Car Battery Charge in Winter MILTA Technology
Feb 15, 2022
How to Prolong Electric Car Battery Charge in Winter

One of the biggest things people worry about with their new electric car is the single-charge range of the lithium-ion battery pack. Not only do people worry about the battery running out of juice with no hope of charging in sight during a warm sunny summer’s day, but they fear it even more happening in […]

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How Often Should You Service Your Automatic Gearbox? MILTA Technology
Feb 10, 2022
How Often Should You Service Your Automatic Gearbox?

Regular servicing on your car in general is the key to keeping it in the best-possible condition. It’s for this reason that OEMs issue their individual maintenance schedules that use various odometer milestones as reminders for when you should get certain maintenance done on the car. As it happens, a lot of damage done to […]

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Pre-Garage Checklist - What to Ask Yourself Before Going to the Mechanic MILTA Technology
Feb 01, 2022
Pre-Garage Checklist – What to Ask Yourself Before Going to the Mechanic

When you’re experiencing serious car trouble, the best idea is always to go to a garage and let a professional mechanic take a look. Some people worry about this, however, because they are afraid of the mechanic discovering some major component that needs replacing or major repairs, and a major bill coming at the end […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Clutch Replacement MILTA Technology
Feb 01, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Clutch Replacement

Drivers of automatic transmission cars sometimes revel in the fact that the car they’re driving doesn’t have a clutch pedal. They’ll say, “Everything is easier when there’s no clutch.” Well, there’s certainly no clutch pedal in an automatic car, but there is still a clutch…you just can’t see it. The fact that you don’t interact […]

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Why It's Important to Check Leaks in Your Vehicle MILTA Technology
Jan 15, 2022
Why It’s Important to Check Leaks in Your Vehicle

Your vehicle uses a lot of different components and systems to make it work. It also makes use of a number of important fluids: engine oil, coolant, transmission fluid, brake fluid, and power steering fluid. We also mustn’t forget the essential (but flammable and dangerous) fluid that makes it all go — petrol. Even the […]

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