FAQs – Transmission
TOP FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Refusal to switch gears, burning smell, slipping gears, leaking fluid or grind/shaking.
If it is new then repair it, and if it is old and repaired a lot of time then replace it.
Aftermarket additives can disrupt the fluid’s finely tuned chemical balance and degrade performance.
Used transmissions, or transmissions built from recycled or salvaged parts, are typically as reliable as their new counterparts and a good deal less expensive.
The transmission allows the gear ratio between the engine and the drive wheels to change as the car speeds up and slows down.
Automatic transmission, the vehicle will slow until it stops.
Check your transmission fluid level, color and smell regularly.
Delayed/Noisy shifting, Overheating and slipping in & out of gear.
Rebuilding a transmission can save you a lot of money over the short-term.
Typical automatic transmissions last around 150,00 to 200,000 miles or approximately 7 years.