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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

TOP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT ARE SOME SYMPTOMS OF TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS?

Refusal to switch gears, burning smell, slipping gears, leaking fluid or grind/shaking.

HOW DO I DECIDE WHETHER TO REPAIR OR REPLACE MY TRANSMISSION?

If it is new then repair it, and if it is old and repaired a lot of time then replace it.

DO AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ADDITIVES WORK?

Aftermarket additives can disrupt the fluid’s finely tuned chemical balance and degrade performance.

IS IT WORTH IT TO BUY A USED TRANSMISSION OR REBUILD?

Used transmissions, or transmissions built from recycled or salvaged parts, are typically as reliable as their new counterparts and a good deal less expensive.

WHAT IS A CAR TRANSMISSION?

The transmission allows the gear ratio between the engine and the drive wheels to change as the car speeds up and slows down.

WHAT HAPPENS IF THE CAR TRANSMISSION DIES WHILE DRIVING?

Automatic transmission, the vehicle will slow until it stops.

HOW TO FIX TRANSMISSION SLIPPING?

Check your transmission fluid level, color and smell regularly.

WHAT ARE THE BAD TRANSMISSION FLUID SYMPTOMS?

Delayed/Noisy shifting, Overheating and slipping in & out of gear.

IS IT WORTH FIXING A TRANSMISSION?

Rebuilding a transmission can save you a lot of money over the short-term.

HOW MANY MILES CAN AN AUTOMOBILE TRANSMISSION LAST?

Typical automatic transmissions last around 150,00 to 200,000 miles or approximately 7 years.

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