Transmission Repair & Service - Cowichan Auto Repair

Auto Transmission Repair & Service

Duncan Transmission RepairAre you looking for transmission repair in Duncan? No one wants transmission problems. Your car’s transmission is among its most essential components. Without a properly working transmission, your vehicle’s engine would be unable to send power to the drive train and wheels. If you are experiencing transmission problems, we recommend bring your vehicle into Cowichan Auto Repair and have one of our technicians take a look. We can get your automatic or manual transmission back up and running smoothly.

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Transmission Flush

Although most manufacturers recommend a transmission flush every 50,000 kms or every two years, some symptoms may indicate that you need a transmission fluid change sooner. Symptoms that indicate that your car needs a transmission flush sooner are: delayed vehicle movement, speed surging, slipping gears, problems shifting gears, and grinding or strange transmission noises. Flushing the transmission to remove the used fluid washes away tiny particles of dirt, metal shavings, and clutch material.

Transmission Repair

Cowichan Auto Repair’s services include transmission repair on both manual and automatic transmissions. Our first step in getting you back on the road is assessing your transmission to accurately determine the source of the problem. In some cases, we are able to repair your transmission simply by replacing accessible parts, replacing external seals, or with adjustments.

Transmission Replacement

At Cowichan Auto Repair we can help you replace your car’s transmission with You can have your car’s transmission with a new, rebuilt, re-manufactured, repaired or used transmission. For more information please feel free to contact us.

Auto Transmission Repair & Service Frequently Asked Questions

How do you know if your transmission is going out?
Here are five signs of transmission problems you should not ignore:

  • Transmission slipping. If you’re experiencing automatic transmission slipping, it can feel like you’re driving in a certain gear and then it changes for no apparent reason.
  • Rough shifts.
  • Delayed engagement.
  • Fluid leak.
  • Transmission warning light.
What are symptoms of transmission problems?
These 7 symptoms are classics of transmission problems:

  • Whining and Clunking. This may see fairly obvious, but those are often the symptoms we ignore the most.
  • Lack of Response.
  • Burning Smell.
  • Leaking Fluid.
  • Grinding Gears.
  • Noisy in Neutral.
  • Dashboard Lights.
What are the symptoms of a bad transmission?
Here are a few warning signs that your car may be in need of transmission repair.

  • Problems with shifting gears.
  • Grinding or shimmying between gears.
  • Unusual noises and “whines”.
  • Burnt, cloudy transmission fluid.
  • Burning odor.
  • Leaking transmission fluid.
How often do you need to change transmission fluid?
Manual: Most manufacturers recommend that manual transmission fluid be changed every 50,000 to 100,000 kms. Under heavy-duty use, some manufacturers suggest changing transmission fluid every 25,000 kms. Automatic: Service intervals for an automatic transmission vary from every 50,000 kms to never.
Can the transmission make the check engine light come on?
Transmission problems can cause the check engine light to come on as well, however it’s not always as apparent as other components within the vehicle. If there is a lack of response from your transmission, usually it is difficult for the vehicle owner to determine where the problem originated.
What are the symptoms of low transmission fluid?
What follows is a brief list of the most common signs of a low transmission fluid level.

  • Transmission Gear Slippage.
  • Transmission Non-Operation.
  • Sluggish Transmission Shifts.
  • Transmission Surging.
  • Increased Transmission Operating Temperature.
Is it necessary to do a transmission flush?
Most transmissions are good for 150,000 kms before requiring maintenance. Maintenance past 150,000 kms can be either a flush aor a fluid drain and fill.


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