Looking for expert transmission service in Bloomington Normal, IL? From flush and fills to repair and replacement, you can count on the pros at Gearheads Garage. Our standard transmission service includes transmission fluid drained and filled with new fluid and an inspection of all belts, hoses, batteries, tires, and brakes. Call today for a detailed quote for your specific vehicle.
Does your transmission, slip, shift hard, grind into gear, or just not move your car at all? These are just a few of the symptoms that could point to a problem with your transmission. At Gearheads Garage In Bloomington, IL our ASE certified mechanics know your transmission inside and out. Here are some of the most common transmission problems we see in our shop.
Most of the time this is caused by low transmission fluid, water
in the fluid, or wear and tear on the internal parts attributed to high mileage and neglect. If your engine is revving high, this could be a sign that internal components are worn and need transmission service
This is typically caused by a transmission fluid leaking onto hot engine components. It can also be caused by low fluid. This can cause internal components like your clutch to heat up causing the hot smell. You should check your transmission fluid often as per your manufacturer's recommendation. If you catch fluid leaks early, it can save you from very expensive transmission repairs or replacements.
If you find red oily liquid under your car there is a good possibility, it is transmission fluid. this could mean that you have develop a leak in one of your line’s gaskets or seals. this. If you find your transmission fluid is leaking but you are not experiencing any problems with the transmission, bring it to us for an inspection. Fixing the leak now can save you hundreds or even thousands of dollars in transmission repair or replacement costs later. Keep in mind that not all transmission fluid is red, and some transmissions require special tools to check the fluid.
If you put your vehicle in gear and it does not move or pops out of gear, this could be a sign of low transmission fluid, or problems with shift linkage and cables or internal wear and tear. Newer vehicle transmissions also have computers that tell the transmission when to shift. Keep an eye on your check engine light because it could also mean that you have a problem with your transmission. If your check engine light comes on and you are experiencing transmission issues, come see us for a free computer scan and diagnosis in Bloomington.
Are you hearing buzzing, clicking, humming, or roaring noises coming from inside your transmission? This could be a symptom of bad bearings, planetary gears, or other internal problems. A buzzing sound could also come from a bad internal seal surface or something as simple as a transmission fluid leak. Transmission service, including flushing and filling your transmission fluid regularly and according to your manufacturer’s maintenance schedule can help prevent costly internal damage.
Do you hear grinding or clunking sounds when you shift into gear? This could be caused by your clutch not releasing, the shift synchronizer rings, shifter wear or adjustment problems.
If your clutch pedal grabs lower than normal it could mean your linkage or hydraulic system needs to be inspected. A simple adjustment or bleeding might solve it if there is a no hydraulic leak. If the clutch pedal grabs higher than normal it might be fixed with an adjustment but, more likely it is a worn clutch disc or pressure plate. If you have concerns about your transmission, give us a call or come see us at Gearheads Garage in Bloomington, IL.
We provide free transmission repair inspections and repair estimates.
1805 Morrissey Drive, Bloomington, Illinois 61704, United States
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