What Mister Transmission Looks For When Conducting A Transmission Inspection

October 24, 2022 | By Mister Transmission

What Mister Transmission Looks For When Conducting A Transmission Inspection

Discover how Mister Transmission performs our diagnostic services and conducts transmission inspections to discover the cause of transmission problems.

Transmission Inspections

Some transmission problems are obvious. If there are big puddles of transmission fluid underneath your vehicle after you’ve parked, then it’s pretty likely that you have a leak. But other problems are not so easy to determine. They require a thorough inspection of the transmission to discover.

It’s important that transmission shops have a comprehensive method for conducting transmission inspections. This way, they’ll be sure they’ve inspected every component and part of your transmission. At Mister Transmission, we have the Multi-Check Inspection.

Mister Transmission’s Multi-Check Inspection

The Multi-Check inspection consists of multiple inspection practices, each investigating further. We conduct our inspections until we find the cause of a problem, or we’re confident we can give the transmission a clean bill of health. The steps of the Multi-Check Inspection are:

The Visual Inspection

The first step is an obvious one: we look at the transmission. If there’s something clearly wrong with the transmission, then we can start the repair. If nothing looks wrong, we proceed with the inspection.

The Transmission Fluid Check

A transmission in good condition will have a clear red (or sometimes green) fluid. Discoloured or odious fluid indicates problems, such as internal damage. If the fluid simply isn’t old and past its best by date, then we may want to inspect further.

The Road Rest

The road test comprises two segments: a stationary test and a driving test. We’ll thoroughly test every position of your transmission for slipping, noises, harsh, soft or erratic shifting, and late or early shift patterns.

On-Board Diagnostics

The OBD process is a type of computer scan. We have technology that allows us to interface with your vehicle’s on-board computer. This computer can give us a code that tells us where it thinks the problem is.

Lift Inspection

We may decide that we need to investigate further. The next step is a lift inspection, in which our technician checks the following:

  • Neutral Switch
  • Engine RPM
  • Throttle Linkage
  • Modulators
  • Transmission Mounts
  • U-Joints
  • Fluid Retention
  • Electronic Controls

Pan Examination

Last, we may check the fluid in your pan. We expect to see some metal particles and friction material present. However, an excessive amount indicates internal wear and damage. If that is the case, and we don’t think a minor adjustment can correct the problem, we will engage in more complex inspection services. You can rest assured, we’ll get to the bottom of whatever’s ailing your transmission.

Come To Mister Transmission For Transmission Inspection.

Please contact us if you need a transmission inspection or any other transmission service. You can find a list of our locations here.

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