Questions About Transmission Repairs
For many people, vehicle transmission is a highly technical element of any vehicle and is often taken for granted until it shows signs of failure. As such, we have put together a list of some useful questions and answers about transmissions.
Have I got a problem with gearbox? My gearbox is making strange noises. What could be the issue?
Unusual noises from a gearbox such as grinding, and whistling can indicate that your gearbox is worn. The problem could be minor, such as a bearing needs changing or it could signal more serious damage. The best thing to do is get your gearbox inspected by a gearbox specialist, such as Torquay Transmissions.
How can I check if the gearbox fluid is OK?
Most cars will have a dipstick to check gearbox fluid levels. However, usually they are difficult to get to, unlike checking the engine oil for example. Your vehicle owners manual should indicate where to check the fluid. If you are not confident checking it yourself, bring it to us and we can check the levels for you.
How much does gearbox reconditioning cost?
The price of gearbox repairs and reconditioning varies depending on the make and model of your vehicle. Give us a call or visit us and we will be able to give you a free estimate. We always aim to keep our prices affordable.
What happens if I have a gearbox fluid leak, or low levels of gearbox fluid?
If you notice that the gearbox fluid is leaking, we advise to get your vehicle checked as soon as possible. A leak will result in low fluid levels. Low fluid means your gearbox will not be properly lubricated and may dry out, causing serious gearbox damage.
How much does a clutch replacement cost?
Clutch replacements vary in price depending on the make and model of your vehicle. Torquay Transmissions, offers very affordable solutions to fix your car’s clutch.
Do you repair other aspects of transmission other than gearboxes, clutches and axles?
Yes, the transmission experts here at Torquay Transmissions can look after all aspects of the drivetrain.