Monday, 21 January 2013

Guidelines to Avoid Costly Transmission Repair

Transmission system being the heart of a vehicle will tend to cost high for servicing once it gets repaired. Understanding your vehicle transmission systems and knowing when it needs replacement might save you a lot. Apart from regular maintenance, understanding and following certain guidelines can avoid costly transmission repair. Here are a few tips to avoid costly transmission repair:

  • Shift gears smoothly.
  • Keep an eye out for leaks.
  • Avoid rash or hasty driving.
  • Schedule standard maintenance and service check ups.
  • Frequently check fluid stage and if low, immediately refill.
  • Regularly change your transmission fluid on a manual drive within every 30, 000 miles.


  1. Great advice on how to help avoid having to replace or repair your transmission. I'll have to try and not shift gears as hard as I used to. Hopefully I haven't caused any permanent damage so far by the way I have been driving. Thank you for posting these great tips.

  2. My car actually just broke down while I was driving up a canyon. Unfortunately I wasn't doing anything that you mentioned in this article. It really is something that would be great for anyone that is driving a car. Making sure not to be hasty really is something that I struggle with though. Thank you for sharing.