Minneapolis Transmission Repair
Automatic and Manual Transmission Repair Service
Solve your transmission problems and get your vehicle back on the road. Our experienced transmission repair technicians will diagnose your transmission issues and work with you to find the solution that works best for your situation. With over 30 years servicing cars in Longfellow and surrounding neighborhoods, we know how to keep vehicles performing during Minnesota winters.
Just need regular maintenance? We offer transmission fluid services to help keep your transmission running smooth for the duration of your car’s lifetime. For most vehicles the cost of a transmission fluid service is less than %10 of the cost of replacing the transmission. Keeping the transmission fluid in good condition is an easy way to avoid the cost and hassle of replacing an entire transmission.
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Neighborhood Transmission Repair Shop
Transmissions convert power from the engine so that it can supply high torque at low speeds, in addition to selecting which gears are appropriate based on the driving conditions.
This is especially true with automatic transmissions-by far the most popular transmissions found in the US. Rather than using a clutch to engage the transmission, automatic transmissions use a torque converter (between the engine and transmission) to control the number of gears used when driving.
Supplying the power to regulate gear action is a demanding task, which is why it’s important for you to contact us, your transmission service specialists. Here are some of the essential maintenance tasks we complete:
- Drain transmission and torque converter
- Refill Automatic Transmission Fluids (ATF) with new fluid
Transmission problems typically arise when regular service is neglected. When fluids aren’t properly changed, heat caused from mileage friction results in rough shifting, accelerated wear, and even complete failure. That’s why it’s essential that you turn to us to make sure that your transmission is lubricated and cooled by the finest quality transmission fluids, installed by our service professionals.
Scheduled Maintenance for Your Transmission
In order for an automatic transmission to function properly, the transmission fluid must be clean and never get too hot. As the transmission fluid ages it loses the additives needed to keep it clean and cool. The transmission fluid should be replaced at regular intervals to extend the life of your transmission. Transmissions can fail for a number of reasons, but old, dirty, or low fluid is a large contributing factor to premature transmission failure.
If the transmission fails it will need to be repaired or replaced. On some vehicles the valve body will fail and subsequently be replaced individually. There are some transmission repair shops that perform internal automatic transmission repairs. If you have a failed transmission and bring it to Alexander’s Import, we’ll recommend replacing the transmission with a re-manufactured or used transmission due to the time and cost benefits.