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What does a transmission tune-up do?

April 25th, 2022 by

As the engine is the necessity of the car, so is the transmission. Therefore, just like your engine requires maintenance, the transmission requires a tune-up, too, to keep running the vehicle smoothly. What does a transmission do? Transmission in a rear-wheel-drive vehicle aims to transfer power from the engine to the driveshaft and rear wheels. […]

How to tell if your transmission is slipping

April 22nd, 2022 by

The transmission is responsible for converting engine power into motion, allowing the vehicle to move. There is a choice of manual or automatic transmission. An automobile with an automatic transmission shifts gears for you, but a car with a manual transmission may require you to shift gears using the gear selector. On the other hand, […]

Why Choose Cottman Transmission?

April 19th, 2022 by

Choosing a transmission repair or servicing provider is usually an easy decision to take. All you need is someone available to offer the right services. However, as easy as it seems, it can also expose you to the anxiety of choosing the right one. You don’t know who is honest in their pricing, licensing, and […]

3 Signs You May Need a Transmission Rebuild

April 18th, 2022 by

Know When You Need Our Professionals When your transmission starts to act up, you might start hearing the words repair, rebuild, or even replace. Some auto shops will use these words interchangeably, but they have pretty distinct meanings. If a transmission needs repairing, a technician only corrects the minimum parts necessary to get it back […]

What is ideal? Transmission rebuilt or replaced?

December 9th, 2021 by

One of your vehicle’s most crucial systems is the transmission. You won’t be able to drive at all if you don’t have one. Alternatively, even if something is only slightly awry in your auto transmission, it can cause major safety issues or other significant damage to your car that will be very costly to replace. […]

How to check your transmission fluid level

October 12th, 2021 by

If your vehicle has problems, such as hesitating when shifting gears or making noises while shifting, you don’t necessarily need to replace the transmission. It could be as simple as checking your ATF (Automatic Transmission Fluid). A low fluid level can have major ramifications for transmission performance because your transmission is fully dependent on this […]

What is Chevy Turbo 350?

September 16th, 2021 by

Beginning in 1969, General Motors produced the TH350 or Turbo 350 three-speed automatic transmission for Chevrolet, Buick, and Pontiac vehicles. The Turbo 350 was frequently mated with small-block Chevy engines like the 327 and 350 V-8s. The Turbo Hydramatic 350, also known as the TH350, is widely regarded as one of the best three-speed automatic […]

When to change your transmission fluid?

September 15th, 2021 by

Transmission fluid is a vital element of keeping your car running, but most of us don’t think about it as often as we worry about oil changes, fluid top-offs, or gas fill-ups. If you haven’t had your transmission fluid checked in a while, you may not be replacing it as often as you should be, […]

Did I Wear Out My Clutch?

September 5th, 2021 by

Do’s & Don’ts for Driving Manual Manual transmission drivers have another part to worry about replacing, and it isn’t always cheap. Clutch replacement isn’t ideal to deal with, so it’s worthwhile to ensure the way you’re driving isn’t leading you down the road straight to a worn-out clutch. If you do need clutch repair, you […]

3 things to look for when selecting a transmission repair shop

September 3rd, 2021 by

The biggest proportion of the US population has its own car. However, this does not mean that everyone has the expertise to determine and remedy problems in the event of an unexpected failure. Your vehicle is particularly complicated and should only be managed by experts who are fully trained in automatic transmission repair or manual. […]