Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How To: Explain what your transmission is doing

Watch this short video on how to tell the repair shop what's going on with your vehicle, courtesy of Advanced Transmission in Spanish Fort, AL


Wednesday, March 15, 2017

How To: Check your Automatic Transmission Fluid.

Watch this short Video on how to check your automatic transmission fluid, courtesy of Advanced Transmission.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

How to extend the life of your vehicles transmission

Extending The Life of your vehicles Transmission by having an External Transmission Cooler installed
 A lot of things that can reduce the life of your car’s transmission, from poor driving habits to not having regular recommended services, but the leading cause of damage to automatic transmissions is heat.

                                        Increasing the Life of Your Transmission
     The transmission cooler is designed to help extract heat from the transmission: Transmission fluid runs through the cooler, releasing heat to the coolant in the radiator. That coolant, in turn, releases heat to the air passing over the fins. The cooled transmission fluid then returns to the transmission, to keep it running cool.
     For most normal driving, the factory cooler is adequate to help keep everything safe. But under extreme circumstances you may need more cooling capacity than the factory cooler can provide to help extend transmission life.
     Circumstances like what? One is towing, anything! If you have a camper, trailer, or boat, towing it will increase the heat in your transmission dramatically.

     Another is where you drive. On generally flat roads, the factory transmission cooler should be fine. But if you do a lot of driving on extreme grades, such as through the mountains, your transmission will be working overtime. And if you’re towing a trailer at the same time, that could be death for your transmission.

Use A Transmission Cooler To Reduce The Heat
     In those cases, your best bet is to have an auxiliary transmission cooler added to the system. An auxiliary cooler is like a little radiator that mounts in front of the regular radiator. Transmission fluid gets piped through the cooler to remove more heat than the factory cooler can, and it’ll keep your transmission running cooler in even the most difficult terrain. If you are already having an overhaul, here at Advanced Transmission, adding an external transmission will prevent re-contamination 


     Heat can be a killer for your transmission, but here at Advanced Transmission, Spanish Fort can help protect you from that heat, and keep you on the road for miles and miles.

Advanced Transmission services all of Baldwin County, including: Stapleton, Stockton and Bay Minette.   Call today (251) 626-6061 to schedule an appointment or visit our website