How to Save Your Transmission

By Mister Transmission

As any car owner will agree, saving a transmission and avoiding major transmission service or car repair costs are very worthwhile goals. Indeed, some transmission shops and dealerships are quite expensive and lack experience with today’s complex transmissions, so it’s not just a about saving money.

A faulty transmission is a serious safety hazard that can put drivers and other motorists at risk.

Getting more of out of your transmission

In light of this, it makes sense to ask: how does one get more out of a transmission and prolong its life? Those expecting a complicated answer with all kinds of technical car repair tips may be a little taken aback with our advice – because it’s really so simple. What’s our advice? Regular transmission maintenance!

The wisdom of regular transmission maintenance

It’s simple but true. Regular transmission maintenance is a car owner’s best friend when it comes to getting the most of out a transmission, and avoiding a great deal of unnecessary, and potentially costly, transmission service or transmission repair down the road.

Regular transmission maintenance involves replacing the fluid and the filter (if it’s possible to drop the pan and replace the filter, that is).  By replacing the fluid, car owners help keep their transmission cool and well lubricated, which are two critical keys to long transmission life, and to avoiding the need to fix or rebuild a transmission later.

Transmission 101 and towing

Drivers who are going to be towing any kind of vehicle should also install an external oil cooler if they want to keep their transmission running optimally, and avoid transmission repair and transmission service surprises. It doesn’t matter if the tow is for a boat on the weekends, a motor home for the summer, or anything else – it just makes sense to install an auxiliary transmission fluid cooler.

Questions about transmission repair?

At Mister Transmission, our trained experts are here to answer any and all transmission-related questions that our customers have. Unlike some transmission shops, we actually love it when our customers pick our brains for advice. When it comes to transmissions, “there’s no such thing as a bad question”!

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Our go to place every time we have transmission problem or questionBest staff I've ever had to deal with
Date: August 9, 2020
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my civic was grinding 3rd...
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my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
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my civic was grinding 3rd...
GstarKiT
my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
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my civic was grinding 3rd...
GstarKiT
my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
Website: Google
my civic was grinding 3rd...
GstarKiT
my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
Website: Google
my civic was grinding 3rd...
GstarKiT
my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
Website: Google
my civic was grinding 3rd...
GstarKiT
my civic was grinding 3rd gear so i went to mister transmission on don park to get a quote and see how much it cost to fix it. thats wht best thing i did .Ken is the tech who fixed my car and he is very friendly and honest, explained everything to me and finish the car in a very short time. and the staff there is very nice also, ( sorry that i was talking to u for a while that day and didnt get ur name) THANK YOU VERY MUCH!
Date: August 8, 2020
Website: Google
Professional and nice guys to...
Ilir P
Professional and nice guys to deal with.
Date: August 7, 2020
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Excellent service.
Bruce Ham
Excellent service.
Date: August 7, 2020
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