Transmission Service and Repair in Christchurch
Your Automatic transmission is a very complex mechanical and computer-driven system. Because of that, your automatic transmission can be more expensive to repair than your engine. That means you are better off paying attention if one of these symptoms appears rather than ignoring or waiting for it to go away. It can cost you a lot of inconvenience and money if you neglect its service, common transmission issues include:
Grinding or shaking sensation in gear is a more serious problem and time is very important. Be sure to get your car to a qualified automatic transmission specialist soon.
If your car won't engage or respond when in gear, it's time to have someone look at it. Most problems from these symptoms are minor, but it's best to find out for sure so that it doesn't cost more later.
If your transmission is making noises, whining, humming or clunking, noisy in neutral it may be a simple problem due to your transmission fluid, while other times it may be more serious. Certainly, check your automatic transmission fluid if you can. If you're low, add some. If you're not sure and need peace of mind then place a job on Servo and see who can help.
If you smell burning from your transmission, it’s time to act before it’s a big problem. Check your fluid level if you know how.
Low or Leaking Transmission Fluid Leaks and low fluid are not normal in your transmission. The repair is likely a smaller one if you catch the problem early. Look for red fluid under your car to tell if you have a leak.
If your check engine light is on, have it checked immediately. It may be a very small thing that your computer has sensed and could save you big dollars to get it looked at by a specialist.