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CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Service & Repair Kitchener, Ontario


A traditional automatic transmission uses a complex series of gears to transfer the engine’s power to the wheels. A CVT is a type of automatic transmission, but it has no gears at all. Instead, it uses a pulley and belt system to provide an unlimited range of gear ratios. Popular auto makers, such as Nissan, Toyota, Subaru, Chrysler and Honda, are introducing CVT’s to their model lineups to offer customers an option with improved acceleration and enhanced fuel economy.

CVT Common Problems

CVT’s are still relatively new to the market and can be very difficult and complicated to diagnose and repair. While CVT’s have fewer moving parts and are simpler in design, it is new technology and our technicians have completed extensive training specific to CVT’s and are well qualified to work with your vehicle.

Come common problems to look out for with your CVT include:

  • Transmission ‘jerking’, slipping, grinding or jumping during acceleration when the car is shifting gears
  • Noisy while driving – some customers have issues with a ‘whining’, ‘clanging’ or ‘rattling’ sound while driving especially with Nissan CVT’s
  • Contaminated or low transmission fluid
  • Overheating
  • Check Engine Light On
  • Gears changing at high RPM

My vehicle is showing at least one of these signs, what should I do?

If you suspect your CVT transmission is not performing as it should be, bring it in to your local Mister Transmission. We always start with our FREE Road Test and Multi Check Inspection to identify any problems with your transmission and provide you with different repair options. The key to minimizing repair costs is to get them checked as soon as you notice them, and you most likely only need a minor repair or service.

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Transmission Repair

The evolution of transmissions has made these machines and systems increasingly complex. When transmission repairs are required, determining the cause and cure for what ails can be tricky.

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Transmission Technology

At Mister Transmission we have access to leading-edge diagnostic equipment, enabling us to offer you the fastest and most accurate findings about what’s going on inside your vehicle’s transmission.

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Just as you have other parts of your car serviced, your transmission needs maintenance to ensure a long life and avoid transmission problems.

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Customer Reviews
Best guys in town. Can’t...
Diana Sandru
Best guys in town. Can’t beat the service I get from the guys I get from mister transmission!
Date: May 10, 2022
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The staff here are friendly...
Lisa F
The staff here are friendly and extremely knowledgeable. You will not be needlessly upsold. You will be given fair and honest pricing. You will be told accurately what is wrong with your car and given options on how to proceed.They are always willing to work with you in scheduling your vehicle in for repairs.I'm actually comfortable going to this business for my vehicle service needs. As a female, many in the industry don't think I am knowledgeable about car issues and try and take advantage of the stereotype.This is NOT THE CASE at Ritos Mr. transmission. They treat everyone with respect.I will continue to use their services no matter where I move in the city.
Date: May 6, 2022
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George and Raman went above...
Randi Carr
George and Raman went above and beyond for us. Put in a lot of hours and work, trying to help fix our situation. Unfortunately it was not a fixable situation. Not on them. We got really screwed by SMP Auto in Kitchener with a vehicle and have heard numerous horror stories from others with our experience. BEWARE of SMP auto and a mechanic named Michael Nagy.
Date: April 7, 2022
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Simply the best auto repair...
Rose And
Simply the best auto repair shop in all KW. George, Raman and the whole crew do outstanding work. Honest reliable service. So important with auto repair.
Date: April 1, 2022
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Great service
Darrell Nurse
Great service
Date: March 14, 2022
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Best experience I've ever had...
Autumn Hayes
Best experience I've ever had sorting out the problems with my car. Knowledgeable, extremely patient and understanding staff. Went above and beyond helping figure out financial aid too. I loved when the parts that needed replacing were shown to me, what happened to them and what needed to be done next was explained extremely well. Definitely recommend! Thank you so much!
Date: March 11, 2022
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Excellent professional service, very fair...
Jason Meadows
Excellent professional service, very fair prices
Date: March 2, 2022
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Raman has been my go...
Alan Moir
Raman has been my go to guy a number of times now. Has helped me out / and squeezed us in to keep both my personal and business vehicles on the road. Has provided different scenarios for repair based on age / longevity of the vehicle which is greatly appreciated . HIGHLY recommend ..
Date: January 20, 2022
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My transmission was shifting hard...
Dwayne Connors
My transmission was shifting hard in one gear , took it in , they plugged it up to the computer and changed some codes , within 15 minutes told me to try that and have a good day , no charge !
Date: January 19, 2022
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Recommend this place. Awesome work!...
Tvisha Shah
Recommend this place. Awesome work! Honest and reasonable rates.
Date: December 7, 2021
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