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Transmission Repair Services in Gastonia, NC 28054-418

Transmission Repair

Why Transmission Repair is So Important

The transmission of a vehicle can be compared to that of a bike. In a multi-speed bicycle, low gears allow for quick acceleration, but not for very much speed; once you get going, you can switch into a higher gear to get that speed. Cars work in essentially the same way, and it’s vital to match your engine output to the speed at which you’re traveling; otherwise, your car simply won’t perform very well.

Get Full Transmission Service at Meineke

Whether you need transmission repair work or just a routine transmission flush, you can get it done at Meineke in Gastonia NC. You can even schedule your appointment online! Log onto the Meineke website today to get your transmission maintenance needs taken care of.

Why Might You Need Transmission Repair Done?

Transmission service is needed for a couple of reasons. One, you may have dirty transmission fluid—and dirty transmission fluid needs to be flushed and replaced, otherwise it’s just not very effective. Two, even with transmission fluid, your gears may still take on some wear and tear, and transmission repair work can become necessary for them to work properly again.

Why A Transmission Flush?

One of the most common forms of transmission maintenance is the transmission flush—basically, having your dirty transmission fluid cleaned out and replaced. This is needed for a simple reason: As your transmission fluid becomes dirty, it ceases to function the way it’s meant to, and that can lead to more wear and tear for those gears. It’s recommended that you get a transmission flush done on a quasi-regular basis, much like you do with your oil change and tire rotation.

How to Know When It’s Time for Transmission Maintenance

The question is, when do you know it’s time to schedule some transmission maintenance? Well, it’s good to check transmission fluid levels regularly—perhaps when you bring your car in for an oil change or tire rotation, once or twice a year. You should also schedule transmission repair if you notice any problems shifting gears, such as strange noises during the gear shift process.

How Frequently is Transmission Maintenance Needed?

Some auto manufacturers recommend that you get a transmission flush every 30,000 miles. For other cars, it’s just once every 100,000 miles. You can check your owner’s manual for a general estimate, but really what we recommend is just asking a Meineke service professional to check transmission fluid levels every time you get an oil change or tire rotation. Just make it part of your preventative maintenance routine, and stay on top of all your transmission maintenance requirements!

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Schedule Transmission Repair Appointment

Meineke Gastonia

330 East Garrison Boulevard

Gastonia, NC 28054-418

(704) 271-4444

Center Hours

M-F 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Sat 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Sun Closed

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