DiY Transmission Repair: Why it Doesn’t Work

When it comes to your vehicle you may think that there are several things you are able to do yourself. However true this may be, there is some things beyond oil changes that should be left up to a professional. One of these being transmission repairs. Special Tool Requirements Since a transmission is one of the main components of your vehicle, it is more complex and requires more than just your basic tools. These tools not only are costly, but […]

Everything You Need to Know to Change Your Transmission Fluid

Keeping the fluids in your vehicle clean and full is an important aspect to keeping it healthy. Though your transmission shouldn’t ever need to have the fluid changed, there are some circumstance that may require it. Check Fluid for Irregular Traits A good transmission should have a reddish tint and be a little sweet smelling. If you find your transmission fluid is burnt smelling, a dark color or has metal shavings in it, it will need to be drained and […]

The Pros and Cons of Professional Transmission Repair

The transmission, whether automatic or standard is one of the most important aspects of your vehicle. Therefore, you should always make sure it is well cared for. One of the best ways to ensure that is getting the proper repairs is to go to a professional. It is understandable to weigh the options of hiring a profession compared to trying to do it yourself. Cons One of the first and foremost cons is the cost. More often than not people […]

Tips for Choosing a Transmission Repair Specialist

Your vehicle is made up of three major components, the motor, transmission, and the rear end. If one of these goes out your vehicle can be at a standstill. Therefore, you need to find a specialist. But, how do you go about finding the right person to repair something like your transmission, below are some tips. Ask your friends In the automotive world, word of mouth means a lot. Chances are some of your friends or family members has had […]

Top Signs Your Transmission May be Leaking

Proper levels of transmission fluid are required for your transmission to work correctly. When your transmission is leaking, it can cause several different issues, some of which can put you in harm’s way. Therefore, it is important to know whether or not your transmission is leaking and where from. Spot Under your Vehicle Keep in mind when you notice a wet spot under your vehicle there are several different fluids that keep it running smoothly. Therefore, you need to examine […]

Repair or Rebuild: Which is Better?

When it comes to transmission issues or your transmission going out you are really stuck with only two options, do you repair or do you rebuild? Ultimately you need to take a few things into consideration before making the decision. Cost Your budget plays a big factor when it comes to repairing or rebuilding a transmission. You first need to get it to shop so that they can give you an idea of what is wrong. If it is going […]

Signs that You Need a New Transmission

When it comes to your transmission there are some tell-tell signs that something is wrong. However, each sign has its own issues and it takes an experienced transmission service center to be able to diagnose and fix the issue. Below are a few signs that can let you know that your transmission is about to bite the dust. Slipping This is one of the easiest signs to notice. It often is the start of transmission issues and if left unattended […]

Tips for Choosing a New Transmission for Your Car

Your car is one of the most important parts of your everyday life. It gets you to work, to school, and even the places you love. Therefore, if you find your transmission has gone out you need to get a new one. However, there are so many options out there that it is understandable to get over whelmed. How do you know which transmission is best for you? Your Options There is a vast amount of transmission options out there. […]