Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors that are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, here’s a rundown of the more common issues that may cause a transmission to slip.
Worn/Burnt Clutches - Your truck’s transmission is packed with clutches that allow it to engage or disengage. If they’ve become worn or damaged, they won’t work properly, and your transmission will slip. Typically, there are other issues at hand that result in damaged clutches, and the clutches themselves require the entire transmission to be broken down in order for them to be replaced. Most of the time, a rebuild or replacement will be in order.
Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.
You’ve likely encountered someone talking about their car or truck transmission "slipping”. What does that mean, why does it do it, and where do you go from here? At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, our trained staff has the answers to get you safely back on the road. Transmission slippage is certainly one of the most dreaded issues you face as the owner of a car or truck’s and there are some indicators that let you know that something is wrong.
Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to end them so that maybe we can eliminate any future leaks.
Once you know what's in your transmission, and what’s connected to it, it’s much easier to understand how it works. Let's take a look at how it all comes together. At Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN, we want to make sure you know how your car works so you can keep it in great condition.
Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN can help. If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago we were getting by with just 2 or 3 gears. These days, there are some simple swap options - here are some things for you to consider.
Manual transmissions require far less maintenance than automatics. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need a fluid check from time to time. Here’s what you should know about checking and adding fluid to your manual transmission, from Matt's Transmission in Murfreesboro, TN.