Transmission Shop in Harrisonburg, VA

You know your vehicle better than anyone else, spending so much time within your vehicle you tend to notice when things arent right. Are you currently hearing unusual sounds or something just doesn’t smell right suddenly after starting your vehicle? There are plenty of signs on what could be causing this and if you’re concerned you might need a transmission repair, bring your vehicle into Steven KIA for an inspection.

Signs why your transmission may be failing


You may be experiencing a problem with your transmission if your vehicle is exhibiting any of the following symptoms below:

  1. Transmission won’t engage or stay in gear
  2. Shifts are delayed or missing gears
  3. Transmission slipping or engine is revving high
  4. Transmission fluid is leaking
  5. If there’s a burning smell
  6. If there is buzzing, clunking, humming noise
  7. Car has no power
  8. Check Engine Light or Over Drive Light is on


Although not as common, many drivers still choose to drive manual transmission vehicles (also known as manual shift, stick shift cars)

  1. Gears are grinding when shifting
  2. The clutch pedal grabs very low or very high
Transmission Repair in Harrisonburg, VA


What are some symptoms of transmission problems?

Refusal to switch gears, burgning smell, slipping gears, leaking fluid or grind/shaking.

How do I decide whether to repair or replace my transmission?

If it is new then repair it, and if it is old and repaired a lot of time then replace it

Do automatic transmission additives work?

Aftermarket additives can disrupt the fluid’s finely tuned chemical balance and degrade performance.

Is it worth it to buy a used transmission or rebuild?

Used transmissions, or transmissions built from recycled or salvaged parts, are typically as reliable as their new counterparts and a good deal less expensive.

What is a car transmission?

The transmission allows the gear ratio between the engine and the drive wheels to change as the car speeds up and slows down.

What happens if the car transmission dies while driving?

automatic transmission, the vehicle will slow until it stops.

How to fix transmission slipping?

Check your transmission fluid level, color and smell regularly.

What are the bad transmission fluid symptoms?

Delayed/Noisy shifting, Overheating and slipping in & out of gear.

Is it worth fixing a transmission?

Rebuilding a transmission can save you a lot of money over the short-term.

How many miles can an automobile transmission last?

Typical automatic transmissions last around 150,00 to 200,000 miles or approximately 7 years

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