April 19, 2019

How to Check the Transmission Fluid

Shifting gears – especially for a vehicle that has an automatic transmission – should be a relatively pain-free, simply, and easy thing to do. However, if you’ve ever felt that you’ve been driving in a certain gear and it changes for no apparent reason, or if the gear shifts and doesn’t feel smooth, there may be an issue with the transmission fluid. If there is delayed engagement when you shift from park to drive, or […]
September 7, 2018

Why Your Transmission Rebuild Should Be Dyno Tested

Even if your re-manufacturer provides a guarantee, it’s a total pain in the you-know-what if your new gearbox fails unexpectedly. A guarantee ensures that the manufacturer knows a cost-effective number of gearboxes will not fail. A dyno test, however, proves that the transmission has performed adequately under operational conditions, so there is a much smaller chance of failure before full life expectancy. The two concepts are very different. Let’s take a look at why and […]