CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Service & Repair St Catharines, 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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AN EXCELLLENT EXPERIENCE & GREAT SERVICETwo years ago, we had our transmission repaired by Eric Duerksen at Mr. Transmission in St. Catharines.The other day we returned to the shop with problems. They discovered that there was a part failure. (from 2 years ago) Although the warranty on this part was expired 1 year ago, they honored the warranty and also did not charge us for the shop fees. We are amazed & thankful. Eric Duerksen & his shop stands behind their products and has excellent customer service. We would definitely recommend them to all our family and friends.
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AN EXCELLENT EXPERIENCE & GREAT SERVICETwo years ago we had our transmission repaired by Mr. Transmission in     St. Catharines.  The other day we returned with problems.  Eric Duerksen & his maintenance crew discovered that there was a part failure.  Although the warranty on this part was expired 1 year ago, they honored the warranty and also did not charge us for the shop fees.  We were amazed & thankful.       Eric & his shop stands behind their products and has excellent customer service.  We would definitely recommend our family and friends to go to                  Mr. Transmission at 128 Vine St. St.Catharines .
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AN EXCELLLENT EXPERIENCE & GREAT...
Tammy Chambers
AN EXCELLLENT EXPERIENCE & GREAT SERVICETwo years ago, we had our transmission repaired by Eric Duerksen at Mr. Transmission in St. Catharines. The other day we returned to the shop with problems. They discovered that there was a part failure. (from 2 years ago) Although the warranty on this part was expired 1 year ago, they honored the warranty and also did not charge us for the shop fees. We are amazed & thankful. Eric Duerksen & his shop stands behind their products and has excellent customer service. We would definitely recommend them to all our family and friends.
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Excellent service!
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Excellent service!
Date: January 8, 2021
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Sierra Johnston
I know didly-squat about cars and had a transmission issue, so I brought it here.Eric diagnosed the issue and could have easily just fixed it and taken my money, but instead he referred me back to Ford because he knew the repair for my particular issue was included in an extended warranty. I got the repairs done for free the following day and Eric didn't charge me a dime for his time or diagnostic.I highly recommend Mister Transmission even without having got my repairs done here- they really do care about their customers.
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I had the most positive experience in my dealings with Eric, at Mr. Transmission, St. Catharines. Eric is very skilled and knowledgeable. He was able to diagnosis and fix the transmission in my 2002 Saturn at a very reasonable cost. At another service, it was going to cost me in the thousands to replace my transmission. Eric kept me informed through diagnosis to repair. It was my good fortune that I followed the recommendation to go to Mr. Transmission.
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