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Is Changing My Transmission Fluid Bad

Is Changing My Transmission Fluid Bad

Is Changing My Transmission Fluid Bad? There is a misconception that changing your vehicles Transmission Fluid is going to ruin your transmission. If you are changing your Transmission fluid because your Transmission Is Slipping or Shifting Hard it is possible that your Transmission may fail. Transmission Fluid should be changed as a regular maintenance item. Depending on your driving style and conditions it should be changed every 30-50,000 miles. If you drop the Transmission Pan to change the Transmission Fluid, you will only get about 25% of the old fluid out of the Transmission. You Need a Transmission Fluid Exchange Machine and that will change almost all the Fluid in the transmission. Also, we put a BG cleaner in the machine, and it will help clean the Transmission and recondition the seals and rubbers in the transmission. After the cleaner has run through the Transmission long enough it replaces the fluid and adds a BG Additive to the oil. Remember a transmission is a wearable i ... read more

Why Is My Allison Transmission In Limp Mode

Why Is My Allison Transmission In Limp Mode

Why Is My Allison Transmission In Limp Mode? Allison Transmission’s are one of the best automatic transmissions made. They are in the Chevy Duramax as well as many Medium and Heavy-Duty truck. If your Allison Transmission goes into to Limp Mode, this is the way the Allison TCM protects the Transmission. If Your Allison Transmission Overheats or starts slipping it will put it in Limp Mode to protect itself from self-destructing. Electrical faults such as Pressure Sensors or a Temperature Sensor that has failed and tells the Allison TCM it’s overheating when its not is another reason for Why Is My Allison Transmission In Limp Mode. What we find most times when a truck comes in and the Allison Transmission is in Limp Mode are wires that are rubbed through or the pins in the connector are corroded and need to be replaced. If you have a truck with an Allison Transmission that you are having problems with, give us a call. We have the Allison Doc Software that we use to diagnose t ... read more

Does My Car Need A Transmission Flush

Does My Car Need A Transmission Flush

Does My Car Need A Transmission Flush? This a great question and there are many misconceptions surrounding Does My Car Need A Transmission Flush. A “Transmission Fluid Flush” is a misunderstood service you can’t wait to do a Transmission Fluid Flush when your Transmission Is Slipping. The damage has been done already and changing the transmission oil will not fix the problem. A Transmission Fluid Flush is a maintenance service that should be done every 30,000 miles and takes special Equipment to get most of the fluid changed. If you take the pan off and drop the fluid out, you'll only get about 25% of the fluid out. The transmission fluid coming out of the Transmission should still look new and not look old and broke down. If you read your owner’s manual it may say that your transmission has a “Lifetime Fluid” in it. What’s a lifetime for your car’s transmission that depends on how you drive? Everyone’s driving style is differen ... read more