Is Every Shop the Same?

If you look through any newspaper, you’ve probably seen ads from your local quick lube center or convenience store offering transmission fluid exchange services. And in many cases, these stores offer to service your transmission for much less than a transmission...

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What is a Transmission?

What is a Transmission?

Your car's transmission is the most complicated and least understood major component in your car or truck. In today’s cars, the transmission is a combination of sophisticated hydraulics and computer-controlled electronic components. The transmission is a mechanical...

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How Do I Know if I Need a New Transmission?

How Do I Know if I Need a New Transmission?

Your local Brownies I.T. technician will be able to tell you for certain whether you’re dealing with a transmission problem or not. He (or she) will then be able to let you know what it’ll take to fix your car and put it back into proper running condition.

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Winter Hazards and Your Transmission

Winter Hazards and Your Transmission

Winter weather conditions can vary, especially in Ohio! There can be ice, snow and subzero temperatures one day, and rain and spring like weather the next day. How you deal with those conditions can have a dramatic effect on your transmission. Cold Temperatures — For...

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Transmission Problems

Once upon a time cars were simple: If the transmission didn’t shift right, you probably had a transmission problem. You took your car to the transmission shop and they fixed it. Simple, right? As with most stories that begin this way, times have changed. Today, when...

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