When Do I Need to Change My Transmission Fluid?

For many vehicle owners, the question of when to schedule a transmission fluid replacement can be a bit of a mystery. However, understanding this aspect of vehicle maintenance is crucial for ensuring the longevity and performance of your vehicle, especially in a bustling city like Edmonton. Understanding Transmission Fluid Transmission fluid plays a vital role in your vehicle’s transmission system. It helps lubricate the moving parts, cool the transmission, and ensure smooth gear shifts. Over time, this fluid can degrade, lose its effectiveness, and even accumulate debris, which makes timely replacement an important aspect of automotive care. The Right Time for Replacement For most vehicles, changing the transmission fluid every 80,000 to 100,000 kilometres is recommended. This range is a good benchmark for the average driver in Edmonton. However, this can vary based on your vehicle type, driving habits, and the manufacturer’s recommendations. Special Consideration for Work and Fleet Trucks...

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Transmissions Fluid Change
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Holiday Wishes from Dot Transmissions

As the holiday season unfolds, we at Dot Transmissions in Edmonton, Alberta, are filled with gratitude and warmth for our local community. Your trust and support throughout the year have driven our commitment...

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Automatic Transmission Repair

The Most Common Automatic Transmission Problems

Your vehicle’s automatic transmission is one of its most important components, and as such, it requires proper care and attention. That said, many drivers aren’t sure how to tell if their automatic transmission...

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Transmission Repair Services in Edmonton

Transmission Repair, Rebuild, or Replacement: Which Do You Need and When?

The transmission is an essential component of your vehicle. It’s responsible for moving energy from the engine to the wheels, ultimately making the vehicle drive. Without a transmission, your vehicle simply won’t work....

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Winter Woes: The Most Common Transmission Problems in Cold Weather

Although winter is regarded as “the most wonderful time of year,” it can wreak havoc on your vehicle, especially your transmission. The cold weather can make it more difficult for transmission to operate...

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Transmission Repair in Edmonton

Senior Discounts on Transmissions Repair

Transmissions, just like many other aspects of life, go through stages. Over the year, even with proper maintenance and care, your transmission may end up needing a transmission repair.  Here at DOT Transmissions,...

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Mechanics fixing Transmission System

DOT Transmissions Celebrates National Mechanic Appreciation Day!

Every year on September 1st, we take a moment to recognize the hardworking individuals who keep our vehicles running smoothly and, more importantly, keep us safe on the road. While many of us...

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Differential Repair for Vehicle

5 Symptoms of a Bad Differential – Repair & Replacement Services in Edmonton

Differentials are responsible for your vehicle’s capability to turn at different speeds. They provide better handling and torque efficiency. The differential is a key component of any vehicle’s drivetrain system since it connects...

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The Top 10 Auto Repair Services & Maintenance Every Car Owner Should Know About

Canadians spend an average of $796 annually on regular vehicle maintenance and upkeep. However, neglecting routine maintenance and repair can lead to higher expenses down the line. Therefore, it is crucial to invest...

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