FAQ

The Specialists from Our Transmission Shop Know All of the Answers You Need

If you believe that you have some transmission problems and need to visit a transmission shop for some tips, we will save you some time, because we have answered some of the most frequently asked questions from our customers. We hope that the following information will help you understand your transmission problems and decide how to get them solved.

  1. How often should I service automatic transmission? Generally speaking, it is recommended to get your automatic transmission inspected once every year, or once you have travelled 20,000 with the respective motor-vehicle.

  2. How do I know that the transmission of my automobile needs to be serviced? There are a few symptoms that indicate you may be having some auto transmission issues:

– Difficulty in stating your automobile because of engine trouble.

– Black exhaust smoke comes out of your car when you start it.

– Difficulty in steering your vehicle.

– The improper balancing of your tires cause vibrations.

– Drifting when applying brakes.

  1. Is it safe to drive when my transmission is leaking? Driving with a transmission leak can affect the performance of the transmission which is why it is strictly forbidden out of safety reasons.

  2. How much will it cost me to get my transmission fixed? If is not easy to estimate a transmission repair without an inspection. The cost may vary greatly, depending on the make, model and what has to be repaired.

  3. How often should I get my oil changed? There is no strict rule for that  but it is highly recommended for vehicle owners to change their oil once every 3,000 miles. Check your owners manual is you want to make sure that this rule is valid in your case.

  4. What can cause a differential to fail? The main reason is using the wrong type of specialty lubricants. Water is also one of the major reasons that may lead you towards visiting a transmission shop for a repair.

If you have more questions, feel free to ask the transmission repair team of Bravo Transmissions anytime you like. You can call our repair shop in Carson City, NV at (775) 335-0196 and share with us what is bothering you!