5 Mistakes Which Ruin Your Transmission

To keep our transmission running as they should, we need to take the necessary steps. Even though we don't need to have a focus on them every minute of the day, it would be good for us to take a peek at them every so often to ensure that everything is in tip top shape. Depending on the manufacturer and the type of transmission, it will need different maintenance at different times, but over all, there are 5 common things that we can all forget. If we keep these things in mind- we will better be able to care for our transmissions. transmission repair lehi, provo utah Forgetting to Have Your Transmissions Serviced: If you don't want dirt and grind mixed up in your transmission, it is important to have your transmission serviced every so often, just like we need to check up with the doctor every so often, even if we aren't ill. We suggest bringing it in and having the professionals at JM Transmissions taking a look at it every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, just to makes sure nothing major is going on. Running Low on Transmission Fluid: This may be one of the most common transmission problems. We don't often think to check how much transmission fluid we have, although this is an important step in helping our transmission run for a longer amount of time. With enough transmission fluid, your transmission is well lubricated, fluid pressure is provided, and the tranny is nice and cool. Without these, the temperature is going to run much higher which will lead to excessive heat, which will can ruin our automatic transmission. Are You Using the Correct Type of Transmission Fluid?: Not using the correct type of transmission fluid for our specific transmissions is just as bad as not having any transmission fluid in the first place. Often times, people believe that it doesn't matter the type of fluid we have, although this couldn't be further from the truth. This is because different types of transmission fluids have different levels of viscosity and additives can we added into the equation. Make sure to do your research to know what kind of fluid you need or call the experts at JM Transmissions- we can help you out! Don't Leave Problems Until The Last Minute!: Is your car making funny or unusual noises? Is something not quite running right? This is a big sign that something could be going wrong with your transmission and should not be ignored. In most situations, a transmission life will be shorted when these problems are not taken care of immediately. Don't wait and don't take the risk of ruining your transmission, because replacing a transmission is a lot more expensive than repairing one. Never Let Your Transmission Overheat: If we compare our transmission to our bodies, and our body has a fever if we are just a few degrees warmer; what about our transmission? If our transmission is just a few degrees warmer than it should be, this is bad sign and needs to be taken care of immediately. A simple fact is that 90% of transmission problems stem from overheating- something that is so easily preventable. What can help? Change out your transmission fluid often. With these few simple steps, we will be able to expand our transmissions? life and keep our cars running in tip top shape as long as possible. For questions or to schedule a service- give our experts a call!

5 Mistakes Which Ruin Your Transmission

Who We Are

It may seem like J&M's Transmission has been in business forever, but with so much history, the expert staff has accumulated a great deal of experience. The majority of Clayton's employees have been with J&M's Transmission for more than ten years and several for nearly 20 years. Not only are Clayton and his technicians experts in the shop but they continually enhance their knowledge and skills on the latest tools and techniques by regularly attending industry classes and seminars. J&M's Transmission technicians receive the latest education on all makes and models and are supplied with the most advanced tools and the diagnostic equipment to make sure that every vehicle is diagnosed and fixed properly and in a timely manner. "I have attended more auto mechanics classes and seminars than I can count," said Clayton.

J&M's Transmission goes beyond fixing transmissions and clutches, they are dedicated to satisfying the customer. In addition to providing great repair and rebuild work, J&M's Transmission also offers Free Diagnostic Analysis and Free Towing, when major repairs are required. J&M's Transmission also has convenient payment options. The loyalty and length of time that staff has worked for J&M's Transmission has formed a family oriented business. That family feeling extends beyond the staff to the customers. Clayton loves helping his customers and treats them like his family.

Clayton has always loved working on cars ever since he owned his first. He has valued hard work since 1969 when he got into the business cleaning floors at a shop in Salt Lake City and worked his way up to realize the own dream of owning his own business.

Next time you have questions or problems with your transmission or clutch, don't spend a lot of wasted time and money shopping for new parts, contact J&M's Transmission to have all your questions answered and find cost efficient solutions for you.

Customer Service Excellence Standard

  • Answering each transmission question; no matter how big or small
  • Explaining each step in terms you can understand
  • Fast, informative, and friendly service
  • Stress free experience