Automatic transmission repair and service in Edmonton.

Many people these days drive cars with automatic transmissions. An automatic transmission allows the engine to operate and expand its range of speeds without any work from the driver. Without a transmission, your car would be limited to one gear ratio. Your car would also wear out very quickly, which is why it’s so important to perform routine maintenance for both manual and automatic transmissions.

In Edmonton, Dot Transmissions understands that transmission is one of the most important components of your vehicle. As such, our team is highly trained to perform precise repairs and maintenance services for all makes and models.

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We have been repairing transmissions since 1978.

With an automatic transmission, the vehicle shifts gears on your behalf without the need to divert your attention to the clutch pedal or stick shift. This makes driving easier in many situations, which is why people tend to choose this type of vehicle over manual transmissions. Transmission repair costs will vary depending on the problem with your system, and in some situations, it will be more cost-effective to replace the entire system rather than repairing it.

When it comes to repairing your transmission, you won’t find a better team than at Dot Transmissions. Operating since 1978, we have a reputation that speaks for itself and manifests in our customer service and knowledgeable skill. If you need repairs for your automatic transmission in Edmonton, call us. Our team will diagnose your problem with our computer analysis and provide the most effective solutions possible.

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Signs your automatic transmission needs a checkup

Just like any other component of your vehicle, your transmission will need regular maintenance and repairs to keep running at peak performance. This is imperative for your vehicle, as a rundown transmission can lead to further complications with your entire engine. If you’re not sure whether or not it’s time for repairs, be on the lookout for the following signs:

  • Shifting problems
    Irregularities with shifting, such as hesitation or falling out of gear, indicate serious problems with your transmission.
  • Grinding gears
    Hearing a grinding sound is never a good thing when your car is attempting to shift gears. It can be a sign of a worn clutch or other issues.
  • Strange noises
    Undesirable transmission sounds while your car is in neutral include whines, buzzing and clunks, all of which could indicate serious problems.
  • Burning odours
    If you can smell burning transmission fluid or overheated gears while exiting your vehicle, this may be a sign of your transmission going bad.
  • Cloudy fluid
    Typically bright red in color with a distinctive sweet smell, transmission fluid should not be cloudy, dark, or opaque. Call us if it is!
  • Leaking fluid
    When you see red fluid puddling on your driveway, you need repairs quickly. If left alone, a small leak becomes a major issue.

Expand your engine capacity for a smooth operation with our automatic transmission services.

When you choose Dot Transmissions for your automatic transmission repair, we will ensure that your vehicle performs optimally and extend its life. A healthy transmission means less strain on the parts, which improves fuel economy, reduces wear and tear, improves gear function, and helps your vehicle perform better overall.

Additionally, having your automatic transmission serviced by a shop that specializes in this area, like Dot Transmissions, means that you have trained and certified professionals completing your repairs. We do it right the first time so you can avoid costly repairs and future problems.

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Dot Transmissions is the solution for your transmission service and repair needs in Edmonton.

With years of experience and a team of skilled technicians by our side, we are well-equipped to deal with faulty braking systems. Dot Transmissions is a reputable name in Edmonton for brake repair services or any other auto repair services, and it will be our pleasure to help you get your ride back to its optimal state. Call us today or request a quote for our services.

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Frequently asked questions:

The rule of thumb is every 50,000km; however, each vehicle has specific guidelines from the manufacturer, and there are other factors that might require shorter intervals.

It depends on driving habits, whether the car is maintained properly, and the vehicle brand. To keep your automatic transmission working optimally and extend its life, be sure to follow the car’s manufacturer’s recommendation for servicing.

Fortunately, no! Some problems are minor and easy to fix, including low fluid levels, fluid leaks, a problem with the vehicle’s computer, loose cables and lines, and defective sensors, among others. If you suspect problems with your automatic transmission, give us a call and we can properly diagnose the issue.

Yes! It’s absolutely necessary to change your automatic transmission fluid at the recommended intervals. When the transmission fluid is not regularly flushed and changed, it can lead to sludge buildup and excess friction, which can damage other components and eventually cause the vehicle to break down prematurely.

Telltale signs include grinding or strange noises, difficulty shifting gears, slipping gears, the vehicle surging, and a delay in vehicle movement.

A transmission fluid leak is typically red, but if it’s time for the fluid to be changed, it can be more of a brown colour. Much like engine oil, transmission fluid is a slick liquid that’s oily to the touch. Transmission fluids leak close to the front and middle of the vehicle. If you notice a puddle on the ground where you parked your car and the car is slow to start, you may have a transmission fluid leak.

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I have used DOT Transmission services for over 10 years. Boris and his mechanics provide high quality service, very honest with suggestions and estimates. I would definitely recommend the DOT Transmission to my friends. Great quality at reasonable price!

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