Transmission Repair

Transmission Repair & Maintenance | Colorado Springs Transmission Shop

There are few words more dreaded by car owners than “transmission repair.” For reliable transmission service completed with precision and integrity, there is no better shop in the Pikes Peak region than Honest Accurate Auto Service in Colorado Springs. We know it’s not easy to learn that your vehicle’s transmission is in need of repair, rebuild or replacement. Honest Accurate can provide you with peace of mind that your vehicle transmission will be repaired properly. You can also count on the knowledge that you will be getting a fair and accurate assessment of the problem.

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Common Transmission Problems

Your transmission is in a perpetual state of stress all on its own. This creates its own need for maintenance and repair.

Here are some of the common transmission issues we repair:

  • Transmission leaks
  • Shaking
  • Overheating
  • Grinding
  • Stalling
  • Shuddering
  • Gear failure or unresponsive
  • Can’t shift
  • Slipping gears
  • Burning smell
  • Smoking
  • Torque converter failure (leading to transmission failure)
  • Delays
  • Stuck clutch

Transmission Fluid Replacement: Preventative Maintenance that Works

Honest Accurate knows that preventative maintenance service is the best medicine for your car. It’s an affordable way to stop expensive transmission problems before they degrade your car’s performance. We provide recommendations in accordance with your vehicle’s service manual schedule, including transmission fluid changes that counter fluid breakdown.

After 30,000 miles, due to the combination of time and heat, transmission fluid begins to show its age as it oxidizes and turns brown in color. Deposits begin to form around the transmission’s many moving parts. This results in valving that sticks and clutch plates that slip, or act sluggish and chatter as they shift.

Heat takes its toll on the transmission fluid, too. It causes it to lose its lubrication abilities at high temperatures, which leads to clutch pack, and thus transmission failure. Be aware that when towing or driving in severe conditions (mountain roads), the transmission’s torque converter is working very hard, causing a major rise in temperature. This kind of driving accelerates fluid breakdown, which can possibly lead to transmission damage.

By changing your fluid regularly, and particularly after severe driving conditions, you will maintain your transmission fluid’s ability to lubricate internal transmission parts. In this way, you may be able to prevent major transmission repair, or keep your transmission in good running order for a longer period of time. You will save money in the long run by properly servicing your transmission and transmission fluid.

Types of Transmissions Honest Accurate Can Repair

Honest Accurate Auto Service has an experienced team of licensed mechanics with the skills required to make both major and minor repairs on car and truck transmissions. Whether you are rocking a classic Mustang, cruising in a modern Audi or towing a camper with a heavy duty Toyota, we are here to help you drive safely.

Automatic Transmissions

Automatic transmissions are easier to use for the average driver, but a little more complex to repair for the dabbling home mechanic. Honest Accurate can help solve common automatic transmission problems, like slipping, overheating, frozen gears and much more. Our certified technicians are highly skilled, with extensive experience in automatic transmission repair. We maintain continuing education in the latest technological advancements in automotive innovation to ensure every customer is provided exceptional service.

Continuously Variable Transmission

More than one third of vehicle owners have a car with a continuously variable transmission (CVT). Ten percent of light truck owners can also count on finding a CVT under the hood. These advanced automatic transmissions last longer when properly maintained and provide greater fuel economy. Honest Accurate can repair CVT lock-ups and acceleration issues, as well as common problems associated with all transmissions, like overheating, leaking or shaking.

Manual Transmissions

Manual transmissions only make up about 1% of the cars sold by manufacturers today — and we are proud to serve those customers and all the stick shift fans who still love to rock a clutch pedal. Our technicians maintain their training and skills in servicing and repairing manual transmissions past, present and future. This includes the maintenance of foreign and domestic vehicle transmissions, diesel cars, trucks and high-performance vehicles.

Semi-Automatic Transmissions/Tiptronic Transmission

These complex systems are not very common in the average vehicle. A semi-automatic transmission is a high-performance system for a high-performance car. Whether you own a high-end sports car or a race car, Honest Accurate has an entire crew that will be thrilled to perform repairs and get you on the road — or the track — once more.

Less-Popular Transmissions

  • Dual clutch
  • Sequential manual transmission

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Transmission Services We Provide

General Transmission Service and Upkeep

General maintenance of your transmission components and factory recommended adjustments. This is probably our most important transmission service we offer because it helps prevent the need for more serious, more expensive problems later on. Refer to your owner’s manual for milestone maintenance or contact Honest Accurate for advice on your vehicle.

Transmission Diagnostics

You know something is wrong, but you have no idea what it is. Diagnostics narrow down the potential issues with your transmission to help you and your technician determine a course of action. If you notice an issue with your car like those listed here, bring it in for diagnostics right away. You can save a lot of money by solving the problem before it becomes too expensive to manage — if it can be repaired at all.

Transmission Repair

Based on the results of your vehicle inspection, we will make approved repairs to your transmission. Should we discover further issues as we make repairs, you will be contacted to discuss your options. We will not make repairs without your permission. Our ASE-certified team of transmission experts will ensure your car is repaired and returned to you in better condition than when you dropped it off.

Transmission Rebuild

When a transmission has experienced severe damage or had a catastrophic internal failure, a rebuild can offer a more affordable alternative to an entire transmission replacement. The transmission is removed from the vehicle, cleaned and repaired with new parts. Gaskets and seals are replaced throughout as needed. Internal electrical systems may also be repaired or upgraded at this time. Your transmission is then carefully reinstalled back in your vehicle.

Complete Transmission Replacement: Sometimes an entire transmission replacement is necessary. It is unfortunate and we try very hard to avoid it, as we know it is the most costly option. However, it can be more affordable than attempting to repair an older transmission with a lot of damage in the long-term. Your Honest Accurate team will give you a transparent and thorough assessment of your options, including the best case scenario for transmission replacement vs. transmission repair.

FAQs on Transmissions and Transmission Repair

Honest Accurate Auto Service provides transmission services at both our Tutt Blvd. and Nevada Mesa view shops in Colorado Springs. This includes maintenance and repair services of both automatic and manual transmissions, as well as drive axles and differentials.

The cost of your transmission repair will vary depending on the condition of the transmission and nature of the repair. Your best bet is to get your vehicle into Honest Accurate for diagnostics. We will give you an honest estimate for the repairs.

Yes, Honest Accurate can repair transmission leaks.

Yes, Honest Accurate can repair trucks both foreign and domestic. We also work on specialty vehicles, diesel trucks and other unique vehicles. You can trust your car or truck transmission repairs will be completed right with our incredible team of seasoned mechanics.

Trust Honest Accurate for All Your Transmission Needs

We believe that preventative maintenance service is the best medicine for your car. That is why Honest Accurate Auto Service provides transmission services in Colorado Springs, including maintenance and repair on both automatic and manual transmissions.

Honest Accurate Auto Service has two convenient locations in Colorado Springs to serve you: 3905 Tutt Blvd.on the East Side, or 426 Nevada Mesa View on the West Side. We also offer complimentary shuttle service, so that you can get to work or home while your car is being serviced. For professional maintenance or transmission repair in Colorado Springs, call to set up an appointment at either shop: 719-689-8350 (Tutt Blvd.) or 719-598-6306 (Nevada Mesa View).

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