Six common transmission problems

Most people don't give a second thought about their transmissions, even though it is what allows your vehicle to move. The transmission is a set of components that work together to transfer power from the engine to the tire. The thing about a set of components is that one malfunctioning part can put a wrench in the whole system. The skilled technicians at Dot Transmissions have been providing transmission repair in Edmonton for over 40 years. We know that transmission repairs or replacements are inconvenient and expensive. So, we have compiled a list of problems to look out for. LOW OR LEAKING TRANSMISSION FLUID This is probably the most recognizable symptom of a transmission problem. The telltale sign of this is bright red fluid under your vehicle. It usually requires replacing a leaking gasket or hose. If untreated, a full breakdown of the transmission can occur. Similarly, you can easily...

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Most people don’t think about their transmission until they start to experience problems. But neglecting to get transmission service checks on a regular basis could result in serious damage to your vehicle. If...

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