Chevrolet Transmissions

By Mister Transmission

One the most enduring and durable line of vehicles on Canada’s roads, Chevy cars, trucks, and SUVs do require regular transmission maintenance and service

The name ‘Chevrolet’ resonates in the minds of generations of Canadian drivers simply because the automobile maker’s line of cars and trucks have been among the most durable for decades. As with any vehicle make and model, Chevrolet transmissions demand regular service and preventative maintenance to keep them humming along.

Whether fluid leaks, flashing warning lights on the dashboard, or a light, burning odour, the signs of a failing transmission or the need for a transmission repair in any Chevy model is the same as with any other vehicle.

The easiest and most inexpensive way to keep tabs on the health of your Chevy transmission is by checking the transmission fluid with the dipstick. Before you do, we recommended that you consult your owner’s manual and follow the instructions provided by Chevrolet. Alternatively, book an appointment at the Mister Transmission location nearest to you, and one of our expert technicians will be happy to check your transmission fluid level for you.

Manual and Automatic Chevy Transmission Maintenance

Whether your Chevrolet contains a manual or automatic transmission, having a certified mechanic inspect the transmission fluid and the hydraulic clutch is recommended every six months for the average driver.

Your owner’s manual will also state what type of transmission fluid your Chevy uses, as well as the recommended maintenance schedule. Otherwise, consider having the transmission fluid changed at 80,000 km, 160,000 km, and 240,000 km if you drive your Chevy car or truck in any of these scenarios regularly:

  • Urban driving in extreme temperatures (hot and cold) year-round
  • Hilly, mountainous terrain or construction sites
  • Towing or hauling of any kind, including campers, trailers, etc.
  • Regular idling or stop-and-go usage as experienced by taxis, police, and service delivery vehicles

If you suspect your Chevrolet’s transmission is not performing as it  should, or if you have questions about preventative transmission maintenance, contact us. Take advantage of our free 21-point multi-check inspection and avoid the cost and aggravation associated with a failing transmission.


Common Chevrolet Transmission Types

Powerglide, 4L80E, 6L80E, 4T60E, 5L40E, 6T40, TH700R4

Chevrolet Models

Aveo, Cavalier, Cobalt, Cruze, Cruze Hatch, Malibu, Impala, Colorado, Silverado, Equinox, Suburban, Tahoe, Trax, Traverse, Avalanche, Express, HHR, Camaro, Captiva, Corvette, Spark, Sonic, Volt, Bolt, Lumina, Caprice

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Customer Reviews
Call Mel for any transmission...
Denise Larre
Call Mel for any transmission work that you need done. Him and his crew will take care of you! Very Professional, called and kept me informed and answered any questions I had! I would go back there and highly recommend it! I can’t thank them enough for getting my precious car running again!
Date: September 24, 2020
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I went into Mister Transmission...
Paul Roy
I went into Mister Transmission to have what I thought was a Transmission problem. It wasn't but they found the issue in no time being a transfer case and right front axel. Only the work required was performed. Could't be happier.
Date: September 23, 2020
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Very helpful owner and staff....
Dharmesh Patel
Very helpful owner and staff. Also very knowledgeable. Thanks
Date: September 23, 2020
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Great place
Dan Savage
Great place
Date: September 23, 2020
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Went off-roading and had my...
Mike Uetz
Went off-roading and had my Jeep fall into a giant mud hole that ruined the engine. Decided to take my Jeep to Off-road addiction in St Thomas who were going to do an engine swap. After 2+ months, they weren't able to complete the work nor figure out the issue. They said to take it into a dealership. Dealership quoted me $10k for a new transmission. Was recommended to checkout Mister Transmission and I wish I knew about them sooner.Pete was awesome to work with, he explained everything that was wrong, documented it and took pictures. Previously the engine and transmission weren't seated properly and had cracked the transmission pump. These guys were able to rebuild my transmission, put in a new transmission pump, seat the engine and transmission properly, and have the whole thing running properly with the quoted estimate in both cost and time. I was completely amazed by how quickly they were able to fix my issues.This is the only shop I'll take my Jeep in for any work done in the future. Last year I had my gear and pinion swapped from 3.23 to 4.56, again with flawless work and 0 issues.100/10 recommend you take your vehicle here for any servicing needs. These guys know their stuff and I'm happy to throw money at them any time I need work done.
Date: September 23, 2020
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Good service, decent prices.
Jake A
Good service, decent prices.
Date: September 23, 2020
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I called Georgio and told...
Megan Wood
I called Georgio and told him that I was having an error message on my transmission. I brought my car to his shop and he diagnosed the problem. He told me that I should take my car to the dealership (Ford) as the issue should be covered under an extended warranty. Luckily, it was covered under warranty. Georgio did not charge me anything for the diagnosis and was very honest, professional, and kind. I would recommend him to anyone! Thanks again Georgio!!
Date: September 22, 2020
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Steve and his team did...
Henry Ram
Steve and his team did my Transmission on my 2013 ford focus se, they did a great job and their timing for the part to be there for them was right on time. I am proud to tell anyone that ask or in need of repair to just contact Steve and his team at Mr Transmission. Thanks again to Steve and his Team
Date: September 22, 2020
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We've all dealt with the...
Dylan Toutant
We've all dealt with the shops who nickle and dime us and cost us time and money only to be left with the same problem or worse, no ideas, and a large bill.Not here. They told me everything wrong, (even beyond what I initially thought i had identified) what they can and cannot do to remedy it, and empowered me to make the final choices on how to proceed with sound information and expertise which only re-asserts the quality of service received. To me this was the right place to bring my vehicle.DO YOURSELF A FAVOUR, and give them a call, (or email), and while I mostly spoke to Denise, literally anyone I spoke with there gave me the time of day and treated me and my vehicle with respect. This wasn't one of my shops before, but it is now.Thanks for the terrific experience and if I ever need to, I'd be happy to return.TL;DR This shop is worth the visit. Honest, upfront, quality service. Customer service professionals!
Date: September 22, 2020
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I'm very happy with the...
Michael Roussetos
I'm very happy with the customer service. I brought in my car and was very pleased with the excellent customer service and knowledge.
Date: September 21, 2020
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