Transmission

  • 3 Minutes a Month Can Save Your Transmission

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    When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at TIC Automotive & RV Repair here are a few tips. 

  • A Short History of The Automatic Transmission

    Automatic transmissions are the default now - with efficiency approaching or surpassing that of manual transmissions, and automatics with 8 or 10 electronically controlled gears, it’s no surprise they’ve gained so much popularity over the past few decades. But where did it all start? TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ has the answers.

  • Are You Facing Shifting Issues?

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    Does your car, truck, or SUV shift at the wrong moment? TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman has the solution. Shift point issues can manifest themselves in two ways; either your car will rapidly shift through several or all the gears at low speed, low rpm, getting to the highest gear before you’ve gained enough momentum, or shifts will be delayed, the transmission refusing to shift until far into the RPM range. 

  • Benefits of Auxiliary Transmission Coolers - Does Your Vehicle Need One?

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    Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

  • Choosing the Right Fluid for Your Transmission

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    In life, you learn that more expensive doesn’t always mean better. When it comes to transmission fluid, does it matter? Are name brand fluids better than the cheapest option? TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ has the answers.

  • Common Transmission Issues

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    Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

  • Detecting Early Signs Of Transmission Trouble

    Transmissions rarely go out without a warning. Typically it takes a while, during which time there will be observable symptoms. Sometimes it’s an easy fix and sometimes it isn’t, but it’s always better to catch an issue and get it repaired as soon as possible. TIC Automotive in Kingman, AZ has provided you with a few things to watch out for.

  • Everything you need to know about transmission sensors!

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    Our Kingman drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at TIC Automotive & RV Repair feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on.  The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!

  • How are your transmission mounts?

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    Your transmission mounts keep your transmission in place and suppress vibrations coming from the drivetrain. How do you know when to replace them or when they’re going bad. At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, our goal is to educate you about your vehicle so that you can drive it safely and prolong its life. 

  • How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

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    Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

  • How do Manual Transmissions Work?

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    At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, we know that transmissions are one of the greatest technological marvels of the automotive world. How does a standard shift transmission work? Why should you care? Our expert technicians here at TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman have the answers.

  • How Often Should you Change the Gear Oil in a Manual Transmission?

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    You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman.

  • How To Prevent A Transmission From Overheating

    Part of a transmission

    At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, well explore a condition which has a lot of potential to cause your transmission harm: overheating.

  • How Transmission Leaks are Detected

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    Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, TIC Automotive in Kingman, AZ has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

  • I Don’t Hear My Car Shift, Is There Something Wrong With My Transmission?

    At TIC Automotive in Kingman, AZ, we understand that there are endless ways a transmission can sound, behave, and feel, depending on what type of car it’s in, what type of transmission it is, and the state of the vehicle’s repair. Sometimes, when people buy a different car, they notice it doesn’t act the same as their last car, which leads them to believe there is a problem.

  • I Don’t Hear My Vehicle Shift, Is There Something Wrong With My Transmission?

    At TIC Automotive in Kingman, AZ, we understand that there are endless ways a transmission can sound, behave, and feel, depending on what type of vehicle it’s in, what type of transmission it is, and the state of the vehicle’s repair. Sometimes, when people buy a different vehicle, they notice it doesn’t act the same as their last vehicle, which leads them to believe there is a problem.

  • If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Might Have A Problem

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    At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, our goal is to help you understand your transmission a little better and keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road. If you ever hit the key and your engine fails to turn over, whether it’s once a month, once a week, or every day, you’ve got the beginnings of an issue worth dealing with.

  • Is "Remanufactured" Worth It?

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    What does “remanufactured” mean, and is it something you want? At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, we strive for great service and a job well done. Part of that is equipping you with the knowledge you need to understand what’s going on when a repair is necessary on your car, truck or SUV. “Remanufactured” is a word that you’ll encounter in the automotive world. Many people perceive that to mean “used”, but that isn’t the case - here’s what you need to know.

  • Is it time for a new transmission?

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    Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At TIC Automotive & RV Repair in Kingman, AZ, we’re here to help. You have a variety of options as to how to handle your failed transmission and knowing your options will help you to make an informed decision.

  • Is Your Car Trying To Tell You Something?

    dash of car all lit up

    Transmission failure rarely happens out of the blue - there’s a good chance a transmission will give you a good amount of warning before kicking the bucket. Here are some things you can watch out for, from TIC Automotive in Kingman, AZ.

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