Vehicle Maintenance

  • 3 Minutes a Month Can Save Your Transmission

    dipstick on car

    When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at Matt's Transmission here are a few tips. 

  • 3 Minutes a Month Can Save Your Transmission

    dipstick on car

    When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at Matt's Transmission here are a few tips. 

  • ASE Certified Technician for Transmission Care

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, we understand that the care for your vehicle is in the details. Transmission work, more so than any other type of maintenance or repair, requires a keen eye and specific know-how.

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

    close up of a transmission in a car

    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

  • Benefits of Auxiliary Transmission Coolers - Does Your Vehicle Need One?

    transmission cooler

    Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

  • Checking Transmission Fluid Level, Why It's Important!

    Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

  • Checking Transmission Fluid Level, Why It's Important!

    Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

  • Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

    man turning wrench

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, transmission maintenance and repair is our specialty. Here’s some information on your transmission pump - what it does, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

    man turning wrench

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, transmission maintenance and repair is our specialty. Here’s some information on your transmission pump - what it does, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • External Components - Making Your Manual Transmission Work

    gear shift on a vehicle

    There are many parts and systems outside of the car’s transmission that is equally as important as the parts and systems inside the transmission. Without them, the transmission won’t do much. There’s no way to transfer power from the engine to the shafts, disengage it to shift the gears, or power the differential without them. Just in case you need us, at Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, we can help keep your transmission in top shape, but here’s what you need to know.

  • Hints Your Transmission Is Failing

    transmission in car

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost-effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Our trained technicians at Matt's Transmission want to keep you informed so you are aware of what to look out for.

  • How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

    mechanic working on car

    Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

  • How Often Should you Change the Gear Oil?

    oil image

    You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro.  Unless you’re lucky enough to own a car with a transmission dipstick, inspecting the gear oil in a manual transmission is a lot more inconvenient than doing so with an automatic, or checking your engine oil. The car must be jacked up, supported, and the oil checked from underneath. As a result, you may just want to change it when the time is right. But how do you know when that time comes?

  • How Often Should you Change the Gear Oil?

    oil image

    You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro.  Unless you’re lucky enough to own a car with a transmission dipstick, inspecting the gear oil in a manual transmission is a lot more inconvenient than doing so with an automatic, or checking your engine oil. The car must be jacked up, supported, and the oil checked from underneath. As a result, you may just want to change it when the time is right. But how do you know when that time comes?

  • I Can’t Find My Specified Transmission Fluid, What Should I Use?

    transmission fluid dip stick

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, we know that a key aspect of taking care of your transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s some info on transmission fluid types, in case you’re having trouble finding yours.

  • I Can’t Find My Specified Transmission Fluid, What Should I Use?

    transmission fluid dip stick

    At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, we know that a key aspect of taking care of your transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s some info on transmission fluid types, in case you’re having trouble finding yours.

  • Issues With Your 4WD?

    4 wheel drive truck

    These days, many four-wheel-drive systems are electronically controlled - a button is pushed to engage four-wheel-drive, which activates a solenoid in the transfer case, shifting it into gear. What happens when yours stops working? Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN has the answers.

  • Keep Your Replacement Transmission Running Smoothly

    Transmission

    Once your transmission has been replaced and you’re shifting smoothly once more, you’ll probably want to keep it running smoothly. Here are some tips from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN to help keep you reliably on the road.

  • Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

    mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:
  • Knowing When Your Leaks Occur is Key to Diagnosing the Problem

    transmission

    Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

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