2004 Ford Taurus Transmission Repair | Charlotte NC

The Taurus is Ford’s midsize sedan, also offered as a wagon. When it was introduced in 1985 the styling was unique, but by 1987 it was Ford’s best-selling car and from 1992 to 1996 it was the best-selling car in America. The 2000 Taurus was the first production car to offer power-adjustable brake and accelerator pedals. Many Ford vehicles, including the Taurus, ranging from all different years have transmission problems. Today we are looking at the 2004 Ford Taurus transmission […]

30 Common 4L60E Transmission Problems & Repair | Charlotte NC

What is a 4L60E Transmission? The 4L60-E is an automatic shift, four-speed overdrive, longitudinally positioned transmission. It has been considered to be the best rendition of the finest overdrive automatic transmission ever produced. The 4L60-E is found in nearly every GM rear-wheel-drive application, including the C/K Truck, Sonoma, Jimmy, Tahoe, Yukon, Astro, Safari, Suburban, Bravada, Firebird, Camaro and Corvette Before the Late 4L60-E transmission, there was the Turbo 700R, which was introduced in 1982. The 4L60-E is GM’s successful continuation […]

2000 Honda Odyssey Transmission Repair | Charlotte NC

Does it seem like your 2000 Honda Odyssey just isn’t shifting gears right anymore? If so, then you are not alone. Rough shifting or gears failing to shift is one of the most common problems with the 2000 Honda Odyssey transmission. But luckily, Twin Automotive, the Transmission King of Charlotte, can help guide you through your transmission repair. Here is some detailed information on transmission problems with the 2000 Honda Odyssey and what we can do to help get you […]

2002 Acura TL Transmission Repair | Charlotte NC

The Acura TL is a mid-size luxury car from Honda’s luxury division that debuted in 1996. The Acura TL was named the “3.2TL” after its 3.2-liter engine during its second generation of production (1999 to 2003). Potential buyers–as well as owners–of the 3.2TL should take note of its common transmission problems. (See photos on the right of an actual 2002 Acura TL Transmission, out of the vehicle and being disassembled for rebuild.) Affecting about 2% of the TLs from model […]

Torque Converter Transmission Repair | Charlotte NC

What may seem to be a transmission problem sometimes turns out to be only a torque converter problem, or both. Example: Worn needle bearings in the torque converter may produce noise when the transmission is in gear, but the noise will go away when the transmission is shifted into neutral. If you’ve read about manual transmissions, you know that an engine is connected to a transmission by way of a clutch. Without this connection, a car would not be able […]