December 12, 2018

Transmission Lubrication and Longevity

A vehicle’s drivetrain must resist heat and friction, in all temperatures and circumstances. The forces acting on the gears in a transmission are subject to high loads. The starting a stopping forces transmitted via the transmission from the engine create large amounts of friction and heat on the components. When metal components come into contact, they exert directional loads on one another. Even the smoothest machined surfaces have microscopic irregularities known as asperities. When asperities […]
December 1, 2018
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Transmission Rebuild FAQ

At High Gear Transmission, our bread and butter is transmission rebuilds. We’ve performed thousands of rebuilds to help people get their cars running again at a price that makes sense. Taking care of your transmission through preventative maintenance can help prolong the life of your transmission; however, no amount of care will halt the inevitable passing of time. If you’re faced with a transmission rebuild or repair, understanding your options and knowing a little bit […]
November 12, 2018
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Don’t Ignore These Transmission Problems

Your transmission works hard to keep your car going, and over time, chances are it’s going to develop problems; transmission repairs can be costly, so it’s useful to take note of anything that seems out of the ordinary. There are a number of problems that can occur when dealing with a transmission, so don’t ignore these transmission problems. Here are a few signs that there’s a problem with your transmission that you should never ignore: […]
October 21, 2018

Should I Replace or Rebuild My Transmission?

Your transmission has a critical job, which is to transport the power from the engine to the wheels. When it begins to fail, your car begins to fail. Unfortunately, transmission repairs can often be quite costly and worse still, your transmission may be beyond repair, meaning you’ll need to replace it. That leaves you with two questions: Should I Replace or Rebuild My Transmission? Or Should I replace it entirely? How do I know my […]