Gearbox Repair Service
Signs That Your Car Needs Gearbox Repair Service
When gearbox issues get brought to our attention, our first instinct is not to replace the entire gearbox, but repair it instead. However, before we do anything, we always find out the origin of the problems via Diagnosis. This involves asking you for any previously experienced problems or changes in performance. After that our technicians will move your vehicle for further diagnosis so we can detect the cause of the problem. From there, we are able to verify whether or not the gearbox needs to be replaced or, if it only needs a few repairs made.
As the driver shifts from P (park) to D (drive), the vehicle should instantly move into the correct gear. For any automatic transmission vehicle, it could be possible that the driver will notice once shifting into drive or park that there's a kind of delay before feeling the gear engagement. Most times, this could be an issue with the transmission.
Manual transmissions will have an identical lacking response issue, however when shifting into gear the engine's RPMs can surge, but the vehicle might not move as that quickly because the engine will sound like it's gone. This usually indicates the clutch needs to get replaced.
It's difficult to tell the sound when there's a problem with your gearbox, however, you may notice it. The sounds that are made can vary broadly between all different makes and models; however it's similar to a buzzing or humming sound.
The most easily-recognized symptom is definitely a leak, something that ought to be repaired as fast as possible. Permitting fluids (ATF) to leak is one of the major and most common causes for gearbox failure.
Automatic transmission fluid (ATF) is basically, the lifeblood of a transmission because it cleans, lubricates and conditions the seals, alongside acting as a hydraulic fluid. With low fluid levels the automatic gearbox cannot function as it requires hydraulic pressure.
A vehicle should be running perfectly smooth and sound without any form of shaking movements and grinding sounds. If you should encounter these problems, it may be an indicator that there is could be an issue with the gears.
Manual transmissions may usually indicate issues by giving a grinding noise or feeling every time you shifting into gear. If the grinding noise happens after engaging the clutch and shifting, this may be sign that the clutch will have to undergo adjustments or new replacement.