If your transmission is slipping, what are your options? As you’ve seen, a variety of issues can cause a transmission to slip. Likewise, repairs differ widely depending on the issue. Here are some steps you should take to make sure your repair is as simple and cost-effective as possible.
Transmission slippage can be caused by a variety of factors that are sometimes difficult to pin down. From Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, 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 Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, 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 Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, 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.
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 Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, 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? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL 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 Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL.