Transmission Repair near Me

Transmission Repair near Me

The transmission is one of the most important parts of your vehicle. It’s what gives power to the wheels to propel your car forward. If your transmission isn’t working properly, then the car can’t move, leaving you stranded in D’Iberville, Gulfport, or Hattiesburg.

That’s why we provide transmission repairs nearby at Pat Peck Kia. Below, we’ll tell you some signs that indicate a transmission repair is warranted. If you’ve ever asked “where can I get a transmission repair near me”, Peck Kia has you covered.

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When to Get Your Transmission Flushed

What Does a Transmission Do?

Car TransmissionThe role of your car’s transmission is to deliver the right amount of power that is produced by the engine to the wheels of the vehicle. It chooses how much power to send to the wheels based on how fast you want to go. It also shifts between gears, similar to a bicycle, which allows the car to get up to the speed you want while also maximizing its efficiency and reducing the fuel consumption of the vehicle.

Since your vehicle’s transmission is vital to your car’s performance, it is important to make sure you regularly have your transmission inspected and repaired when there is an issue that arises.

When Do You Need Transmission Repair?

There are several ways to determine when a transmission repair is needed, like:

  • Problem shifting gears: If there’s a hesitation when putting the car into gear, or it falls out of gear when driving, then there’s an issue with the transmission.
  • Unusual noises: Your transmission is usually in trouble when you hear whining, buzzing, or clunking noises. If your car is particularly noisy when in neutral, then the transmission needs to be looked at soon.
  • Cloudy and burnt transmission fluid: Transmission fluid is usually bright red with a slightly sweet scent. If the fluid turns dark and opaque and smells burnt, it means it’s getting old and causing the transmission to overheat.
  • Low fluid level: The transmission doesn’t consume or burn up fluid during use. So, if the fluid is running low, then it’s almost always because of a leak. If you see bright red fluid under the car, then you’ll need to get it checked out as soon as possible.
  • Warning light appears: When a warning light appears on the dashboard, there could be an issue with the transmission or some other part of the car. So, you’ll want to have it looked at by a professional sooner rather than later.

If your automobile experiences any of the above warnings, then bring it to a reliable service center as soon as you can.

Find a Transmission Repair Near Me

Replacing Transmission FluidsAt our state-of-the-art service center, you’ll find highly trained and certified technicians. These individuals have years of experience working with transmissions. Because of this, they can determine if your transmission needs a simple repair or a complete replacement.

No matter what, we’ll only use genuine parts for the job. This means the transmission will be the quality and fit your vehicle needs to run well for a long time.

Routine Maintenance for Your Transmission

Beyond repairs, we can also service your transmission for its recommended routine maintenance. Your transmission has many moving parts that are constantly moving among one another. Since these metal parts are constantly working hard, you want to make sure they are properly lubricated. This is where transmission fluid comes in.

Transmission fluid will keep all the parts nicely lubricated so all the components of the transmission can continue to move freely and not damage one another. These fast-moving parts also create a lot of heat. This fluid also acts as a coolant and is able to dissipate that heat so your transmission doesn’t become overheated and damaged.

Eventually, you will want to have your transmission fluid changed so it continues to perform its job well. Once the fluid becomes too dirty and worn out, you can schedule to have it flushed by our expert technicians.

It is recommended to have your transmission fluid replaced every 30,000 miles, but this can vary depending on your driving habits and the specific model you drive. You can refer to your owner’s manual for when the manufacturer recommends having the transmission fluid flushed or have our trained technicians inspect and see if it is time to replace the fluid.

Helping You Understand Your Transmission

transmission repairYou will also find right on this page a variety of useful resources that can help you figure out what issue your transmission may be experience and the proper steps and measures to take to fix the problem.

We explain what some common issues are and what each of their causes may be from so you know exactly what needs to be fixed, whether it is the torque converter or the clutch. We also provide a step-by-step guide of how to change your transmission fluid so you can keep your transmission performing smoothly and efficiently.

Order Parts for Your Transmission

We also can help you if you are looking to do small maintenance jobs to your transmission. There are many moving parts within the transmission of your vehicle, all of which are specifically designed for your model. Luckily with our Order Parts form, you can order the exact part you need and let our parts center acquire the components for you.

If you are unsure which exact part your car needs, our expert team at our parts center is here to help identify the part it needs. Each and every component or accessory that we have within our parts center is durable and high quality, which will keep your car performing at its best. Of course, any repair that you think is more advanced, our trained technicians are always here to get the job done for you.

Schedule Your Transmission Repair Today

If your transmission is experiencing issues near D’Iberville, Gulfport, or Hattiesburg, then schedule service at Pat Peck Kia today. Either give us a call or make an appointment online, and we’ll confirm a day and time that work for you.

So, don’t wait. Schedule transmission repair today!



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Pat Peck Kia
10611 Boney Avenue
D'Iberville, MS, 39540 United States
(228) 679-5200
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