CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) Service & Repair Thunder Bay, 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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Melvin Backstrom
I was highly impressed with the care and concern for doing a good job by the people at Mr. Transmission in Thunder Bay. It was a difficult job, but they made sure to do it right, while keeping me informed of the challenges they were dealing with. I'd certainly recommend them to anyone looking for a mechanic in Thunder Bay.„
Date: December 23, 2021
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Very good service.
Donald Cox
Very good service.
Date: March 5, 2020
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Bill Dozer
I was trying to hunt down some special parts and dropped in. Wayne was able to supply them on the spot. He was also helping a young couple that seem to be travelling through town with their trouble. You can tell by Wayne's actions he's old school customer service. Highly impressed and recommended!
Date: April 12, 2018
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Michal Kalinowski
Very professional and helpful staff, great knowledge and good prices. Highly recommend this place.
Date: June 28, 2017
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Barry Reicker
I had some issues with a transfer case motor they installed for me but Wayne and team here went above and beyond to make it right. Good shop I would recommend.
Date: March 28, 2017
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