How Common are Transmission Problems?

By Mister Transmission

How Common are Transmission Problems

The transmission is one of the most complex and and intricate components in your automobile. It would be misleading to think of it as a muffler or an axle, as the transmission is actually a collection of various parts working in their own way to create the perfect harmony that is an efficient and smooth transmission; that is, when it is working properly. As with everything in a vehicle, transmissions do experience problems and can break down. But how often should we reasonably expect that to happen? How common are transmission problems?

Transmission Problems

Because the transmission is such a complicated piece of machinery, transmission problems can come in a plethora of different forms and ways. A transmission is not like a pair of windshield wipers, where you can clearly see if something is wrong. Transmission problems may be subtle. If you’re not paying attention, you may not notice that your transmission is experiencing problems. Even if you are paying attention, it can be hard to tell. Not to mention, as with a lot of problems you might incur while driving a vehicle, it’s difficult to be certain what part of your car is causing the problem. That is why it is so vital to have your transmission serviced regularly by a team of highly qualified and skilled technicians, just like the ones here at Mister Transmission.

Common Transmission Problems

As mentioned above, any number of things can go wrong with a transmission. An obvious one is lack of response. If your transmission is not responding to what you want it to do, then you have a problem. Another telltale sign of transmission problems are a variety of strange noises that can emanate from your car. A whining, clunking, or humming noise is often a sign of a transmission problem. And sometimes these noises are accompanied by a grinding or shaking. If you experience such symptoms, bringing your vehicle into Mister Transmission soon than later would be a wise decision.

If your transmission is noisy even while your car is in neutral, this could a sign of wear and tear, and possibly a harbinger of further problems. The origins of smells can be difficult to determine, but a transmission that is emitting a burning smell is a definite problem. If you notice your car is leaking fluid, that is a clear sign of  a transmission problem as well. Then there are the symptoms that are clear and obvious problems. If your car refuses to go into gear, if the gears slip, or if the clutch drags, you don’t want to put up with that for very long. These can be serious transmission problems.

And please, do not ignore the check engine light! Transmissions and automobiles as a whole are complicated pieces of technology and a lot can go wrong. And when there are problems, the consequences can be very serious. That’s why you shouldn’t fret too much over how often you should be experiencing transmission problems. If you are experiencing any of the aforementioned transmission problems –or any others– bring your vehicle into Mister Transmission and we can get to the bottom of things and have your transmission up and running perfectly in no time.

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Timely service. Highly recommended by my mechanic.
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Karen D
Frank Matchett - You fit our vehichle (Toyota Celica) into the Coquitlam Shop so quickly on Monday, June 29th. I am from Kamloops. This was during Canada Day week too. You found a transmission on Vancouver Island and even offered to pick it up yourself if possible. You personally dropped me off and picked me up at the location I was staying at on Port Moody. I so appreciated that kindness. You went above and beyond and kept me, reassured that I would be home on Thursday. My husband was not with me yet you communicated the updates with both him & myself (he was in Kamloops.) You were wonderful with your communication, swiftness in finding the part, I\'m grateful that you fit my car in during this holiday week & your kindness to drop me off & pick me up was so appreciated. So thankful for all that you did Frank Matchett. Sincerely - Mrs. K Devlin
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Andrew Ouellette was amazing. Service was booked the next day. dropped the car off at 1pm. Received a call on the work required by 2pm and picked up the car by 4pm. A great service experience!
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Ken is great - knowledgeable skilled friendly and honest and fair. What more could you want?
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MARC M
Chris & Kurt were Awesome they both went above and beyond ! From Kurt using the Diagnostic tool before they opened as I needed to get to work by 8:50 AM to Chris looking into my options & working on my Transmission They are both incredible ! you have a set of Ambassadors for Mister Transmission that live a vision of caring for the well being of their clients. I will defiantly refer people to them as they are without a doubt the best of the best ! Thank you again Kurt and Chris ! You guys deserve an Award ! Regards Marc
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