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While the snow is a thing of last season, it’s still important to make sure that your transmission is in optimal shape. There is nothing worse than being stranded out in the soaking rain due to a blown transmission and waiting for help to come. At Burnaby Transmission, we recommend routine inspections to ensure that your vehicle is in the best shape possible and that you can drive safely. Through our certified technicians, our checkups will guarantee you exactly the information that you need to make sure that your transmission won’t be failing you anytime soon. If your vehicle is in need of a bit of tuning, we offer transmission repairs.

A person’s vehicle is their trusty friend, but sometimes everyone requires a little tune-up. Between checkups, here are some signs to watch out for that might indicate transmission problems:

Slipping Transmission. An automatic transmission should engage firmly and smoothly. If your transmission hesitates, or flares and slips while driving, it’s often an indicator of a slipping transmission. One reason why this occurs is due to a low fluid level.

Fluid Leak. If you notice stains on the ground where you park your car, it could be an indication that your transmission is leaking. This means it is time for a checkup.

Rough Shifting. If you’re noticing that transition between shifts is rough or hard, it is an indication of a faulty or failing transmission. Fluid levels may be low, or it may be leaking. Hard shifting often can lead to further damage to the transmission.

For a full list of problems to watch out for, visit our list. If you are in need of a checkup or transmission repairs, Burnaby Transmission is available for help.