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Rum River Automotive

101 4th Ave N
Princeton, MN 55371

As an informed vehicle owner, you probably understand that the transmission system is constantly exposed to both heat and stress. You understand that if you want to keep your vehicle for very long, you will make sure to follow the intervals for transmission service recommended in your owner’s manual (i.e., every 60,000 to 100,000 miles).

However, if you think you are starting to notice odd problems when shifting, you may want to take a look at some of the symptoms of a bad transmission:

  • Shifting Problems: Is it hard to shift into gear or does your car “pop” out of gear? The engine may start to sound like it’s whining, or it’s refusing to change gears, or accelerating is sluggish at best. You may be hearing clunking and thumping sounds when you shift.
  • Worn-out parts: Worn out parts in the transmission system may find you have to force the gearshift into the next year, causing your vehicle to lurch or jerk while shifting. Schedule a transmission service as soon as possible for an inspection to see which parts are wearing out and whether or not your vehicle is safe to drive.
  • Transmission warning light: A warning light alone doesn’t necessarily mean you have a transmission problem. But, if any of the above symptoms are occurring in conjunction with the warning light, as above, schedule a transmission service to have a diagnostic test run to find a possible “error” code.
  • Major transmission failure: If you’ve been a vehicle owner for very long, you know that it is more cost effective to keep up with the recommended transmission service intervals than to wait for a major and costly repair, such as a transmission rebuild or replacement.

Are you asking the question, “What are the symptoms of a bad transmission?” Contact our ASE Certified Technicians at Rum River Automotive for more information about transmission service and to schedule an appointment. Since 1997, our auto shop has served vehicle owners in Princeton, MN and in the surrounding areas of Milaca, MN, and Zimmerman, MN.

If you’re wondering what are the symptoms of a bad transmission, Call Rum River Automotive for scheduling an appointment. Following the suggested transmission service intervals will help prevent costly transmission repair

As an informed vehicle owner, you probably understand that the transmission system is constantly exposed to both heat and stress. You understand that if you want to keep your vehicle for very long, you will make sure to follow the intervals for transmission service recommended in your owner’s manual (i.e., every 60,000 to 100,000 miles).

However, if you think you are starting to notice odd problems when shifting, you may want to take a look at some of the symptoms of a bad transmission:

  • Shifting Problems: Is it hard to shift into gear or does your car “pop” out of gear? The engine may start to sound like it’s whining, or it’s refusing to change gears, or accelerating is sluggish at best. You may be hearing clunking and thumping sounds when you shift.
  • Worn-out parts: Worn out parts in the transmission system may find you have to force the gearshift into the next year, causing your vehicle to lurch or jerk while shifting. Schedule a transmission service as soon as possible for an inspection to see which parts are wearing out and whether or not your vehicle is safe to drive.
  • Transmission warning light: A warning light alone doesn’t necessarily mean you have a transmission problem. But, if any of the above symptoms are occurring in conjunction with the warning light, as above, schedule a transmission service to have a diagnostic test run to find a possible “error” code.
  • Major transmission failure: If you’ve been a vehicle owner for very long, you know that it is more cost effective to keep up with the recommended transmission service intervals than to wait for a major and costly repair, such as a transmission rebuild or replacement.

Are you asking the question, “What are the symptoms of a bad transmission?” Contact our ASE Certified Technicians at Rum River Automotive for more information about transmission service and to schedule an appointment. Since 1997, our auto shop has served vehicle owners in Princeton, MN and in the surrounding areas of Milaca, MN, and Zimmerman, MN.

Troy Minske
Rum River AutomotiveAuto Repair Shop in Princeton, MN

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101 4th Ave N, Princeton, MN 55371763-389-3811info@rumriverauto.com
Mon:8:00am - 5:30pm
Tue:8:00am - 5:30pm
Wed:8:00am - 5:30pm
Thu:8:00am - 5:30pm
Fri:8:00am - 5:30pm
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