There are a number of things that may cause a transmission to fail; overheating, debris in the wrong place, or the natural wear and tear on transmission components, to name a few. However, these factors are not the leading cause of transmission failure. Take it from Stamps Auto LLC in Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley - the number one cause is neglected maintenance.
There’s a huge percentage of cars on the road, right now, with the check engine light illuminated. Many of them have had it on for years, even. Frequently, a check engine light will illuminate, but pose no immediate problems, so people just get used to it and learn to live with it being on. However, Stamps Auto LLC in Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley would like you to know that it’s worth having it looked into. Typically, the problem can be diagnosed by simply plugging your car into our computer; the car gives us a code, and we know what the problem is immediately.
For many of us, bad weather is on the way or already here. Be ready with these driving tips, courtesy of Stamps Auto LLC in Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley.
Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern cars don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Stamps Auto LLC in Gilbert, Queen Creek, and San Tan Valley in regard to checking your transmission fluid.
I have taken my car here for 3 appointments now. They are always honest about what is wrong and what recommendations I should treat. Thanks, Stamps! Will be returning for any needs I have. - Sophie W. (5 star review on Google for Stamps Auto LLC on Lindsay Rd in Gilbert AZ)