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Old 11-06-2015, 09:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Xist View Post
What is an automatic transmission doing while in neutral, with the engine off? What needs to be lubricated?
There are still moving shafts and gears even though the engine is not mechanically locked to the wheels. In a manual transmission those moving shafts splash lubricate no matter if the engine is running or not. Automatics require fluid to be pumped, which runs off the input shaft that gets power from the engine.

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