REMAN or REBUILD?

A lot of people do not understand what a reman or remanufactured transmission really is or is not. A reman is actually a transmission rebuilt in an original factory. So – should you buy a reman? The answer depends on where you buy the reman and the cost. There...
Transmission Repair

Transmission Repair

There are several options when it comes to automatic transmission repair. Each has an advantage and disadvantage. Your choice depends on factors like cost, quality and how long it takes you to get your car back. Here are the options: New New transmissions are not...
Get More Miles Out of Your Transmission

Get More Miles Out of Your Transmission

Maybe you just spent a lot of money for a new transmission. Or maybe someone else you know did. Whatever the reason, you’d like to avoid major transmission repairs in the future. Makes sense. And there are a number of things you can do to keep your car’s transmission...
Why is My Check Engine Light On?

Why is My Check Engine Light On?

On some cars it’s called a Check Engine light; others use a Service Engine Soon light. Still others just have a light with a picture of an engine on it. The industry calls it a MIL — Malfunction Indicator Lamp. All scary names for the same thing… something that isn’t...
Extending the Life of Your Transmission

Extending the Life of Your Transmission

Today’s automatic transmissions generate a lot of heat as you drive. That heat is a normal byproduct of transmission operation. Heat is also one of the most common causes for transmission failure. That’s why automotive engineers put so much effort into reducing or...
Winter Weather Hazards

Winter Weather Hazards

Winter conditions vary geographically, but there are a few conditions that are common to the Miami Valley during the winter months. How you deal with those conditions can have a dramatic effect on your transmission. Cold Temperatures — For a good part of several...