Trusted European Auto Transmission Service & Repair Shop in Dallas
A properly functioning transmission is essential for optimal vehicle performance and safety. Neglecting transmission issues can lead to more significant problems, higher repair costs, and even vehicle breakdowns. To help you keep your vehicle in top shape, at Southwest Auto we service:
Signs of Transmission Problems
Being aware of common signs of transmission problems can help you detect issues early and seek professional help. Here are some warning signs to watch for:
Transmission Fluid Leaks: If you notice reddish or brownish fluid pooling beneath your vehicle, it could indicate a transmission fluid leak. Leaks can lead to low fluid levels, causing improper lubrication and potential damage to the transmission.
Slipping Gears: If your transmission slips out of gear or struggles to engage gears, it may indicate internal wear or a fluid-related issue. You may experience a delay in acceleration or a loss of power.
Rough Shifting: Difficulty shifting gears, jerking or clunking sensations while changing gears, or a delay in gear engagement can point to transmission problems. These issues can arise from worn-out components, low fluid levels, or a faulty transmission control module.
Burning Smell: A burning smell, especially when accompanied by unusual transmission behavior, may indicate overheating or slipping clutch plates. Overheating can result from insufficient fluid levels, blocked cooling lines, or a malfunctioning cooling system.
Noisy Transmission: Unusual noises, such as grinding, whining, or buzzing sounds during gear changes, can be signs of internal transmission problems. These noises may indicate worn-out bearings, damaged gear teeth, or other mechanical issues.
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If you’ve ever had transmission problems with your vehicle, you know how frustrating and inconvenient it can be. Fortunately, Southwest Auto in Dallas, TX is here to make things a little easier. We serve drivers from:
Not only do we offer top-quality transmission repairs and maintenance services, but we also provide free loaner cars and Uber shuttle service to our customers. With after-hours drop-off and pickup available, you can count on us to work around your busy schedule. And to ensure your peace of mind, we offer a 24-month/24,000-mile warranty on all of our services. When you bring your vehicle to Southwest Auto, you can trust that it’s in good hands.