What Is a Honda CVT Transmission?

Many new Honda models come with a CVT, or continuously variable transmission. CVTs offer some benefits over traditional automatic transmissions, including improved acceleration and enhanced fuel economy. A CVT is actually a type of automatic transmission, That utilize a belt and pulley system for an unrestricted range of gear ratios.

The CVT turns engine rotations into torque, enabling the driver to drive at variable speeds. At Mister Transmission, our technicians know how to service Honda vehicles. They also know how to service CVTs.

What are the common problems in a Honda CVT?

Honda vehicles appeal to drivers because they’re generally durable, long-lasting, and require limited maintenance. They do require maintenance, though, as well as the occasional repairs. While CVTs are a more evolved version of the transmission, they’re not perfect, and they do exhibit some problems.

Belt slippage is a prominent issue. This happens usually after you change gears and the transmission slips into neutral. If you’ve never driven a CVT vehicle before, there is one thing you should know. CVTs can sound weird. If your transmission is making noises, this is usually cause for concern, but with a CVT, these noises might be normal, even if you’re not used to them yet.

How we diagnose transmission problems

At Mister Transmission, we can often diagnose problems quickly, because we know what causes some of the most common issues. Some frequent signs of a problem with a Honda CVT include:

  • Overheating
  • Belt slippage
  • Inability to accelerate
  • Check engine light coming on

CVTs can be cheaper to manufacture, so buying a Honda with a CVT might be cheaper. We don’t know how these transmissions will fare long-term, though. Some drivers feel CVTs aren’t as robust as traditional automatic transmissions, so they need more maintenance and repairs. Others have no complaints and enjoy the improved efficiency.

Hondas have onboard computers today. When diagnosing your transmission, we’ll connect your Honda’s onboard computer to our diagnostic equipment. This gives us a code that can tell us where to look for the cause of the problem. Then we can perform a road test to observe how your transmission functions in real-world conditions.

How Mister Transmission Can Help

At Mister Transmission, we’re experts at Honda transmission service. With 60 years of institutional experience, we provide our technicians with the most advanced training available, and we can service any Honda model. Even though CVTs are relatively new, we have all the equipment and knowhow required to service them.

Whether you’re experiencing problems with your Honda’s transmission or it just needs some routine maintenance, you can contact Mister Transmission. Our Multi-Check Inspection can find any problem your CVT may have.

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