How A Transmission Shop Can Actually Save You Money

June 23, 2021 | By Mister Transmission

How A Transmission Shop Can Actually Save You Money

Transmissions are expensive. And they can be expensive to fix. That’s why any visit to a transmission shop is bound to hurt your wallet, right? No. A transmission shop can actually save you money.

How Can A Transmission Shop Save You Money?

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Regular transmission maintenance can save you hundreds, perhaps even thousands of dollars. A complete transmission overhaul is a significant undertaking and it’s not a cheap service. You want to avoid your transmission getting to the point where it requires a full rebuild if possible. And the best way to ensure your transmission won’t need big repairs in the future is to give it regular maintenance now.

Transmission shops perform routine maintenance that can prevent the development of transmission problems later. It’s the same reason you go for yearly checkups to your doctor or dentist: you want to catch any potential problems early before they become big problems. Some of this routine transmission maintenance you can do on your own. You can (and should) check your transmission fluid regularly, even monthly. Make sure that the level is high enough and, if not, top it up. Make sure it doesn’t smell bad or doesn’t look opaque, as those could be symptoms of problems.

What A Transmission Shop Can Do For You.

For more complicated transmission maintenance, you need to visit a transmission shop. At Mister Transmission, we offer a range of transmission maintenance services to our clients. A linchpin of our transmission maintenance is our multi-check inspection. The multi-check inspection consists of four main parts:

  • Visual Inspection
  • Fluid Check (on models with dipsticks)
  • Road Test
  • On Board Diagnostics (OBD) Computer Scan

The visual inspection is just what it sounds like: looking at your transmission. The fluid check is something we’ve already discussed, but what about the road test? The road test is comprised of a stationary test and driving test. Every position of your transmission will be thoroughly tested for slipping, odd noises, early or late shift patterns, and harsh, soft, or erratic shifting. To complete the on-board diagnostics, we use special software to interface with your vehicle’s onboard computer.

Sometimes A Transmission Shop Might Suggest A Lift Inspection.

To get a better look at your transmission and look for any potential problems for which a minor adjustment might help, the technicians at Mister Transmission might conduct a lift inspection. During the lift inspection our technician will check the following:

  • Neutral Switch
  • Engine RPM
  • Throttle Linkage
  • Modulators
  • Transmission Mounts
  • U-Joints
  • Fluid Retention
  • Electronic Controls

Mister Transmission

To learn more about how our transmission shop can help you, please contact us. We have a comprehensive COVID-19 policy to keep everybody safe.

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My transmission was acting up on my older Chev duramax/ Allison transmission. Luckily I was recommended to Mister transmission. Kris explained how the transmission works and why it could be happening. But would need diagnosis. Being a DIY person I appreciated the lesson in the complexity of the transmission but knew it was beyond my scope. He had me back on the road with minimum damage to my wallet. Was the best experience I have ever had at any mechanics. Will be recommending him to all my friends. Thanks again to the whole team at Mister Transmission.
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