Monday, October 20, 2008

Manual vs Automatic Transmission

Manual and automatic transmission are same useful depends on the driver and id depends also on the type of road. If we try to compete manual and automatic transmission, nothing will win. Because some are fun of driving manual and the others are like automatic transmission too. In manual transmission, you can enjoy driving it because you are greatly manage and control your car. In any road manual is better because you can shift at any moment. Like driving in rocky road, you can shift your car in lower gear for better control of handling. The gas mileage of manual is better than automatic because you can shift manually the car. Manual is more fun than automatic. The RPM of manual is much obtain in high speed. That's why more of race car are having manual transmission in order to shift it into continues obtaining of highest speed. Unlike automatic transmission, it has an average speed when you shift it in over drive. For me manual is better if you want to feel driving experience. But when it comes to automatic transmission cars, there's only one word that simply define automatic transmission. That is convenience. Automatic transmission is easier to drive than manual. All you need to do is sit and mash on the gas pedal then drive. You weren't encounter some difficulty such releasing the gas and put in the clutch and brake. Automatics are very comfortable in driving. There's no hesitation of changing gears. Its a kind of car that simple and easy to drive.

About the Pros and Cons of Automatic transmission, the pros are less involved than a manual. It was easy to learn driving automatics, its a big plus for people who live in cities who fight in rush hour everyday because of easy pumping on fuel to speed up and easy stepping on brakes if you stop. No need to mind shifting in any gear. Its an advantage also for the people who live in the hills because automatics are not roll backwards. And about the cons of automatics, it was more expensive than manual, you are not satisfied on gear choice of the car, and worse gas mileage. Automatics are consuming more gas than manuals. For manual transmission pros, less expensive than automatics, more control on your driving, you can decide what gear do you want, you can use of engine braking instead of brakes, you can control of dangerous turns, and better gas mileage. You can manage the car consume of gas because of shifting your gears. And about the cons of manual, hassle of learning the shifting of gears, more potential of mistakes which cause damage into your transmission, tiresome in stop and go during traffic, and harder to learn on how to drive.

And for proper maintenance of automatic transmissions, regularly check your parking space for leaks, change the fluid as often as it said in your owner's manual, use only the same type of the transmission fluid specified into your car manual, never shift to the reverse or parking until the car comes to a complete stop, never shift from the parking mode when engine RPM is higher than normal idle, and always hold a brakes down when shifting from parking. And fro manual transmissions maintenance, check if it is harder to shift, doesn't grab like it use to, and it starting to vibrate. Repair it immediately because there will a problem of misalignment of parts of transmission. Always take an adjustment if there are problems in your transmissions. No matter how manual or automatic your car, maintaining a car is a necessity due to economic and safety reasons. In order to keep safe in driving, always have a maintenance into your car.

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