5 Ways Transmission Service Can Help

January 7, 2021 | By Mister Transmission

5 Ways Transmission Service Can Help

Regular service is crucial for the long-term health of your vehicle’s transmission. But just what does a transmission service consist of and how does it help? Here are five ways transmission service can help.

1. Regular Transmission Service Ensures Your Transmission Has What It Needs To Keep Operating Efficiently.

Much of transmission service cannot be done just by the vehicle’s owner. A lot of transmission service requires skills, knowledge, tools, and technology that only professionals have. However, one thing you can do on your own is check the fluid levels in your transmission. Automatic transmissions use automatic transmission fluid, while manual transmissions usually use something called transmission oil. Once a month you should check your fluid levels. If you your fluid level is below the desired line on your dipstick, top it up. The right level of fluid is key to the health of a transmission.

2. Regular Transmission Service Identifies Problems Before They Get Worse.

During your monthly transmission fluid check, give the fluid a whiff. Does it smell foul? Is it opaque rather than a largely translucent reddish colour? If so, then something is wrong with your transmission. Furthermore, if you are having to top up your transmission every month, something bad is going on. It is better to discover problems during regular transmission service than a few months down the line when catastrophe strikes.

3. Regular Transmission Service Can Find Problems You Cannot.

Even the most knowledgeable car enthusiasts are limited in how much transmission service they can do on their own. That is why regular visits to a transmission shop are valuable. Even if you can get under your car, there is only so much you can see. A transmission shop that provides lift inspections can get a clear view and look for leaks or other problems.

4. Regular Transmission Service Has Gone Digital.

Most modern vehicles are computerized now. It is not enough to be a mechanic, transmission techs must be computer literate now, too. With special programs that can interface with a vehicle’s onboard computer, transmission techs can retrieve any stored problem codes that could be hampering your transmission’s performance.

5. Regular Transmission Service Gives You A Second Opinion.

A lot of people own vehicles which only they drive. If you are the only person who drives your vehicle, you might get used to its idiosyncrasies. The problem is drivers get so used to their vehicles that they might brush off minor transmission problems as normal behaviour. Transmission service that includes a road test will get an expert second opinion.

Mister Transmission

At Mister Transmission, we perform regular transmission service on vehicles using our comprehensive Multi-Check Inspection. To learn more about our transmission service, please contact us.

 

 

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LovelaceBreh
Matt and his team are a breathe of fresh air to work with after years of headaches with untrustworthy mechanics & shops. I drive a lifted truck and had my transmission replaced here a few months ago and I've had nothing but great, honest service since my very first phone call with Matt. I usually do all my own maintenance but I felt so confident, I've taken my truck here 4/5 times since (unrelated issues) even sometimes for little things that I could fix myself, just because I trust them to do a thorough job and give me all the details step by step. ALSO, As someone whos had issues with mechanics "Joy Riding" their vehicles before I was ecstatic to see that Matt & his team take extreme care when test driving vehicles (hidden dashcam, so its not because they noticed they were being watched)This is the first ever review I've written for anything, ever. So rest assured the service at Mr. Transmission on Bath Road had to have been pretty awesome for me to leave this.Thanks guys hopefully I don't ever see you again LOL
Date: May 24, 2022
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Matt and his team are...
LovelaceBreh
Matt and his team are a breathe of fresh air to work with after years of headaches with untrustworthy mechanics & shops. I drive a lifted truck and had my transmission replaced here a few months ago and I've had nothing but great, honest service since my very first phone call with Matt. I usually do all my own maintenance but I felt so confident, I've taken my truck here 4/5 times since (unrelated issues) even sometimes for little things that I could fix myself, just because I trust them to do a thorough job and give me all the details step by step. ALSO, As someone whos had issues with mechanics "Joy Riding" their vehicles before I was ecstatic to see that Matt & his team take extreme care when test driving vehicles (hidden dashcam, so its not because they noticed they were being watched)This is the first ever review I've written for anything, ever. So rest assured the service at Mr. Transmission on Bath Road had to have been pretty awesome for me to leave this.Thanks guys hopefully I don't ever see you again LOL
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