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How to know when to replace automatic transmission fluid (ATF)

How to know when to replace automatic transmission fluid (ATF)

Automatic transmission of a car is very delicate and should be taken care of. It is very important to carry out oil change preventive maintenance on a car's transmission to ensure its longevity. 
Often, car users don't know when the transmission oil is due for change. This happens especially when the car was acquired as a used car and the mileage at which previous oil change was done is unknown. Furthermore, some manufacturers do not give any service mileage for transmission oil but state that there is "lifetime" fluid which does not require maintenance in the transmission. Users reviews have shown that some people have had troubles with their transmissions because they followed this recommendation and didn't change the ATF (Automatic transmission fluid).&..

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Factors that could make engine oils degrade faster in hot climate

Factors that could make engine oils degrade faster in hot climate

We are writing this article to advise owners not to exceed manufacturers oil cnange intervals, especially those in countries with dusty environments.
Below are some of the factors that can degrade engine oil faster than anticipated.
Dust - The environment of some countries are very dusty. Coupled with poor maintenance culture of not replacing bad engine intake air filters, dust finds its way more easily and hence contaminate and degrade the oil faster.
Substandard oil filters - The engine oil filters that are mostly on sale in Nigeria are substandard. This is so because of the fact that some car users prefer cheap products. These substandard oil filters are not able to filter very micro particles (like little particles of dust, iron fillings, carbon) which causes the oil to degra..

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