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5 Major Warning Signs of Transmission Failure

Your car or truck's transmission, whether it is automatic or manual, controls the speed of the engine and transfers power to the wheels. When a vehicle is driven properly the transmission helps to achieve maximum miles per gallon and ensures the engine doesn't run so fast that parts break or seals blow. It is important to conduct proper transmission maintenance throughout the life of your vehicle at mileage intervals recommended by your auto's manufacturer. If you don't you will begin to experience these signs of transmission problems that will likely result in a need for costly auto repair. If you experience any of the following transmission failure symptoms call your local mechanic to schedule an appointment right away to avoid more extensive problems. Grinding Gears A common sign of transmission trouble is a grinding noise happening during shifting. A shaking sensation coming from the clutch pedal or the gear shifter may also accompany the noise. Transmission Flui ... read more

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