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Monthly Archives: August 2018

Steering & Suspension Service in San Diego

The steering and suspension system in your car is subject to a lot of wear and tear and needs to be properly maintained. In order to avoid larger problems down the road, it's always a good idea to be proactive. Be on the lookout for common problems such as your steering wheel being difficult to turn or the feeling that it's vibrating under your hands. In many cases, this may just require an easy fix, but your best bet is to find a reliable mechanic with whom you can entrust your car. The folks at Transmasters Transmissions and Auto Care have been serving the residents of San Diego for over twenty years. In order to keep your car in great condition, we recommend that you follow the maintenance guidelines set by the manufacturer of your automobile. This will help you to avoid common mistakes like allowing fluids to get too low. It also gives our technicians a chance to keep your car running smoothly no matter how many miles you put on it. Help from Transmasters Have you had t ... read more

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Transmission Replacement in San Diego

Problems with your car's transmission are probably one of the bigger repair issues that you'll face. When your car's transmission starts to exhibit problems or stops working altogether, you're often facing a choice of having it repaired or replacing it with a new or rebuilt transmission. Generally speaking, replacing your car's transmission is the most cost–effective option. So, the next step is choosing a repair shop with mechanics that have the training and experience when it comes to transmission repair and replacement. In the San Diego area, your first choice should be Transmasters Transmission and AutoCare. At our Miramar location, we have in-house automatic and manual transmission, engine, and drive train remanufacture facilities along with state-of-the-art computerized transmission DYNO testing. Transmasters has been in the business of repairing and replacing transmissions for over 24 years. Our staff of ASE-certified mechanics are up-to-date on the latest technolo ... read more

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Rebuilt Transmissions in San Diego

Your car's transmission is probably the most complicated engine component in your car and the one that is most essential to keeping your car on the road. It experiences a lot of wear and tear because it's made up a lot of moving parts that are susceptible to heat and friction. Symptoms of a transmission that is failing include slipping gears, leaking transmission fluid, grinding or thumping when changing gears, or getting stuck in one gear. If your transmission has stopped working, most of the time the problem is due to a part inside of the component. If the transmission is too damaged to repair, then one option is to replace it. Another option is a rebuild of your car's transmission which involves putting brand new parts — gasket, seals — into the existing unit. Some questions to discuss with a mechanic before making the decision about whether or not to rebuild vs.replace your car's transmission are: How much will replacing the transmission cost vs. rebuilding ... read more

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