Do you drive a car with an automatic transmission? 🚕 The interface of automatic vehicles is often simpler, and new drivers don't have to struggle with a seemingly unruly stick shift and clutch. But there are still some ways you can mess up your transmission. Here are 7 of the most dangerous mistakes you can make when driving an automatic! 📣

Don't shift from "drive" to "reverse" before your car stops moving 1:06
Never put your car in "park" before it stops completely 1:55
Don't put it in "neutral" at stop lights 2:56
Don't coast in "neutral" 3:53
Never “launch” your car from a standstill 4:44
Avoid keeping the gas tank on low 5:48
Do not let water get in the transmission 6:31

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- If your brakes wear down, replacing them will cost you around $200. But by constantly shifting from "drive" to "reverse" while the car’s still rolling, get ready for damage that can run you at least $2,500.
- When you throw it in “park,” a pin locks the transmission output shaft, which connects it to the wheels of your car. But if the car’s still rolling when you do this, either the locking pin or the output shaft may break or become eroded.
- It's better to keep your car in "drive" than to switch it to "neutral" when stopped at a light. First of all, when your car’s in "neutral," you don't have as much control over it. So if you need to make some emergency maneuver, you may not be able to execute it in time.
- Cars with automatic engines are designed in such a way that they save fuel even if the gear is in "drive." They simply cut the fuel supply when you're going downhill.
- Plenty of drivers launch their cars all the time. This causes serious harm to the bands and clutches of the automatic transmission. When you shift, they use friction to move definite parts.
- Ignoring the low fuel light may eventually cost you much more than just filling your tank up, especially if your car has an automatic transmission.
- If water gets into the transmission, you're in big trouble. Even the smallest amount of water, just an ounce, can wreak havoc on your car’s transmission to the point that it needs replaced.

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      Which type of transmission do you prefer, manual or automatic? Why?

      Btw, winter is coming! 😬

      about 5 months ago
    • jean barrento
      jean barrento In reply to BRIGHT SIDE

      Matic ;)

      about 16 days ago
    • Nguyen Duc Hung
      Nguyen Duc Hung In reply to BRIGHT SIDE

      Manual lol

      about 17 days ago
    • DJH com
      DJH com In reply to BRIGHT SIDE


      about 18 days ago
    • WM YAR
      WM YAR In reply to BRIGHT SIDE

      Depends on the vehicle, it's purpose and driving conditions.

      about 21 day ago
    • PVT America
      PVT America

      I can’t believe anyone does #4-5

      about 1 hour ago
    • Abdulsalim Abdaziz
      Abdulsalim Abdaziz

      Putting drive upon stopping at the redlight may cause ur atf overheating. Basic. Lol

      about 3 hours ago
    • Tairan Chen
      Tairan Chen

      what is meaning by never launch a car from standstill????

      about 4 hours ago
    • AngieMusicArt

      Up to 4 mins and the basic stuff should have been learned in driver education

      about 7 hours ago
    • Peter Boehmke
      Peter Boehmke

      This creator knows nothing.

      about 20 hours ago

      What about rain goes in transmation

      about 1 day ago
    • jason19twofour

      Manual is more fun and it's easier for me to quickly go from R to 1 than R to D, but automatic is easier in traffic.

      about 1 day ago
    • Meno K.
      Meno K.

      menok likes, March 2019.

      about 1 day ago
    • Zaacid YaRe
      Zaacid YaRe

      What difference between D and N either function or usage

      about 2 days ago
    • Aleksi Kauppinen
      Aleksi Kauppinen In reply to Zaacid YaRe

      hope ur not serious

      about 1 day ago
    • Zaacid YaRe
      Zaacid YaRe

      Ok I have one questions

      about 2 days ago
    • P.S Dev Sri Akash
      P.S Dev Sri Akash

      So according to the thumbnail, I shouldn't drive? WTH

      about 2 days ago
    • patriclee racho
      patriclee racho

      wow! Thats amazing.

      about 3 days ago
    • Jackson Vang
      Jackson Vang

      I've been driving on E for 40 years. BS tho

      about 3 days ago
    • Jeanvtub Jossobgcubcuj
      Jeanvtub Jossobgcubcuj In reply to Jackson Vang


      about 19 hours ago
    • Areatrance

      On number 6 I thought he meant before you take the keys out, confused me at first.
      When he said that people actually put it in "Park" while moving, I totally cringed in terror.

      about 3 days ago
    • Thecoolcatgamer

      Well, no prob with a tesla

      about 3 days ago
    • Akinyelure Lanre
      Akinyelure Lanre

      Thanks for this video. i got my first car in feb 2019. I made this mistake a few weeks ago. i ran my gas tank on reserve for a long period. i ended up spending more than i would have done if i had taken time to fill my tank even if it was half tank. I had to look for extra hands to help push the car off the fast lane, and later i paid tow fee when the car wouldnt start even after pouring fuel, paid some costs to repair damaged components, my wife and child were stranded. it was a bad experience that has taught me never to run on low fuel.

      about 3 days ago
    • kupu malam
      kupu malam

      Jika berhenti di traffic light Dan hanya memijak padel brek..ia tidak merosakkan mounting enjin and di mood stanby??😂😅

      about 3 days ago
    • Kuntal Ghosh
      Kuntal Ghosh

      so much miss information!! , u don't coast in neutral cuz the transmission oil is not pumped with enough pressure and it can were out the bearing and the fuel does not acts as lubricant and ur engine will receive same amount of fuel doest matter if the gas tank is all the way up or at the low (it should have some fuel to be pumped tho)

      about 4 days ago
    • Bruce Kirk
      Bruce Kirk

      I always put my transmission in N at red lights

      about 5 days ago
    • puck spirit
      puck spirit

      ahem... Amout of fuel left in tank does notcorellate at all with pressure.. Pressure is created by pump, not by gravity

      about 5 days ago
    • Felicia Woods
      Felicia Woods

      Boy am I guilty of numbers 6 and 7!

      about 5 days ago
    • Areatrance
      Areatrance In reply to Felicia Woods

      What year and Model do you Drive? Also would like your tags so I can drive off the road when I see you nearby.

      about 3 days ago
    • Neel Kamal
      Neel Kamal

      Very good information.thanks.

      about 6 days ago
    • KrisspyGaming

      not worth subscribing

      about 6 days ago
    • themobbkillas

      A lot of misinformation here... please dont make videos about vehicles if you know absolutely nothing about them

      about 6 days ago
    • Hussain Raien
      Hussain Raien


      about 6 days ago
    • Fabrizio

      I'm only used to manuals, so can anyone explain to me why do automatics have both Park and Neutral? In manuals, when you're parked you're supposed to leave the transmission in neutral, so why is there two options in automatics? Thanks.

      about 6 days ago
    • Swikstain

      I use to frequently do 10hr drives so i would constantly do number 2

      about 7 days ago

      #1 Buy one

      about 7 days ago
    • MyNameIsCorey

      To avoid all this simply drive a manual transmission...

      about 7 days ago