How to Tell if You have a Transmission Issue

When it comes transmission issues it can be easy to spot them. All you have to do is use your senses. Look for visible issues, feel if your transmission is acting up, and pay attention to odd smells. You may be wondering what we are talking about and below we will elaborate on these senses.

Look

Always be on the lookout for leaks. A leaking transmission can cause huge complications! If left unfixed it can cause braking or shaving of your gears which puts shavings in places shavings should never be. A leaking transmission can also cause your transmission to burn up. Therefore, always get the leaks fixed immediately.

Listen

One of the best ways to know if something is wrong with your vehicle to listen to it. Just like everything else in your life, your vehicle makes a certain sound. More or less only you know what it is supposed to sound like. Therefore, if it starts making a different sound, then you could have an issue.

Some common sounds a transmission will make when having issues is a thud when shifting gears. Popping sounds can also signal transmission issues. This can often be accompanied by gears popping out of place and your car stalling. Talk to your transmission repair specialist to know more about the sounds of a failing transmission.

Feel

You know your car better than anyone there for if it starts feeling different you need to get to the bottom of it. Some transmissions jump or jerk when try are about to fail. They are stalling when they are on their last leg.

Your senses will really help you in determining a transmission issue. Contact Twin Transmission today to get your car back in working condition. With over 30 years’ experience, they can diagnose and fix your transmission for a reasonable price.

 

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