Transmission Maintenance Tips

Automatic and manual transmissions are very complicated pieces of technology – but that doesn’t mean you can’t learn a few tricks to ensure they stay in great shape. Here we cover the basics to transmission care, including common issues, information about fluid checks and changes, and how to make your clutch last longer. Review some frequent questions we get from customers below. If you’re experiencing transmission issues, give us a call to schedule a diagnosis.

How Do I Check My Automative Transmission Fluid Level?

While Kennedy Transmission will check your fluid levels for free, you can do it yourself with the right knowledge. We’ll teach you how to check your transmission fluid levels.

How Often Should I Change My Automatic Transmission Fluid?

There are standard service milestones regarding your transmission, but certain environments can create the need for more constant service. Find out when to check or change your transmission fluid.

What's Wrong With My Transmission?

There are many telltale signs that you are experiencing automatic transmission problems, such as hard shifts. We’ll cover 4 of the most common signs your automatic transmission needs service.

Are There Any Warning Indicator Lights for Transmission Problems?

In this section, we’ll teach you about warning indicator lights that appear on your dashboard, and other ways the computer in your car controls your transmission. Learn more about warning lights you don’t want to ignore.

What Can I Do to Make My Clutch Last Longer?

When it comes to the manual clutch, there’s a lot you can do to ensure a long life. It’s also equally important to know what signs to look for when something is wrong. Read our clutch tips and tricks.

Our Auto Shops are at Your Service

No matter what transmission problems you have, we want to help. Drop by any of our Kennedy Transmission locations around the state. We’re always at your service.