Tag: transmission

When Does My Transmission Need Service ?

Corny’s Sales & Service Inc Tech Question: Have you ever had this happen? Your on your way to Cooks Forest State Park for a three day weekend. About half way to your campsite, the transmission go’s out on you vehicle. No surprise, It takes all weekend to your vehicle back home. What can you do… Read more »

It Happened, Break Down During Trip

” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] OK, maybe a break down is not the correct wording compared to what actually happened.  A stranger could not get their 2009 Chevy Impala out of park. So what would you do if this happened on your car? Before I get to the repair, let me give you a short version… Read more »

Where is my Transmission Dip Stick?

    Last week we discussed how to check transmission fluid level. So what did you see/smell?  The fluid should be  red and clean. It may have a very slight burn smell, this is normal. When the fluid is either very clear, smells burnt, looks burnt, ( very dark red/ brown ), a trip to… Read more »

What Can I Do? My Transmission is Slow Going Into Gear.

Your automatic transmission / trans-axle,  ( trans. ) has many moving parts, as the cut-away shows below. The fluid is the life blood of the trans., with low or worn out fluid, the transmission will self destruct. So how do you check the fluid and if it is low, what fluid do I use? Both… Read more »