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Transmission Switch Issues to be Aware of

by | Feb 8, 2017 | Car Care Tips, General Car Maintenance, Safe Driving Tips, Transmission fluid, Transmissions










Being able to diagnose the types of problems that can occur with a transmission switch will not only help you to maintain your car, but also to save money. Being aware of the signs to look out for will help you to recognize a defect that requires your attention. Also make sure to bring the vehicle in for regular maintenances. This can help ensure the parts are working efficiently and properly. Catching an issue at the first sign will reduce the amount of wear and tear other parts may have.


If you find that the normal use of your vehicle creates unusual noises, it may be caused by a transmission switch problem. The manner in which the transmission switch is connected to the engine must be checked to ensure that the fasteners have not come loose. Where this is the case, the fasteners can rattle around and create a significant amount of noise. Further, loose fasteners can result in the transmission not being fitted securely and moving about. Replacing the fasteners can solve these problems.


In the event that you notice drips of liquid on the ground after moving the vehicle, it is possible that leaking transmission fluid causes this. When this is the case, you must check the status of the hoses as well as the joins of the connection. Tighten any fasteners to determine whether this solves the problem and replace any parts that have become worn or damaged. No matter what size or color the leak is, it is important to bring the vehicle in. We will be able to check the hoses and under the hood for what may be causing the leak. We can then have the part replaced quickly, to help get you back on the road again. If you ignore a leak, it will develop into a larger one.


When the transmission fluid is too low or it becomes contaminated, steps must be taken to fix this. Refilling or draining and replacing the fluid are necessary when this problem occurs. Make sure to schedule an appointment to bring the vehicle in. We will be able to check the fluid level, as well as the condition of the fluid. Having the transmission fluid checked is a quick and ease process that can help ensure the transmission is working efficiently. This can help provide you with a safe and enjoyable drive when you need your vehicle.