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Reliable Transmission Service

703.5 N Anderson Rd

Rock Hill, SC 2973

(803) 324-3999

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Signs of A Defective Transmission System

16 January 2019

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Transmission issues require immediate attention. If you detect an unusual sound in your car, this indicates something may be off in your transmission system. When you are in-tune with your car, you can easily detect unusual sounds or changes in the way it drives. When you noticed these changes, send it directly to a trusted transmission specialist.

A faulty transmission should be inspected and addressed right away before the problem gets worse. The following are indicatives of a defective transmission:

  • slow transmission response
  • issues getting into gear
  • noisy in neutral
  • shaking/grinding vehicle
  • a burning smell
  • drugging clutch
  • leaking fluid

In order to be certain of the actual issue, bring your car to a transmission repair shop. They will provide the right repairs to a worn-out transmission system.

Transmissions issues occur when routine maintenance is neglected or due to wear and tear from years of use. If the aforementioned signs are noticed, do not wait until your car stops running. Contact Reliable Transmission Service right away.

Reasons for the Check Engine Light to be On

9 January 2019

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Don't disregard an illuminating check engine light. When your dashboard lights are lit, this could be an indication of an issue under your hood that requires immediate attention. Here are five reasons why your check engine lights may be on:

Faulty Oxygen Sensor - A defective oxygen sensor requires replacement and this could affect your gas mileage and efficiency. It could also cause damage to other components such as spark plug and the catalytic converter.

Gas Cap Issues - Your gas cap might be broken, loose, not on, or missing. The gas cap seals the fuel system and helps maintain pressure within the fuel tank. If there is an issue with the cap you can lose fuel through evaporation.

Damaged Catalytic Converter - This needs to be replaced, otherwise the vehicle won't pass the emission test. This converts harmful carbon monoxide into carbon dioxide. You car's performance will also be impaired with inefficient fuel economy,

Defective Mass Airflow Sensor - This sensor measures the amount of air entering the engine, this will determine how much fuel is required for efficient operation of your engine.

Broken Spark Plugs and Wires - Worn out spark plugs can cause catalytic converter clogging as well as ignition coils and O2 sensor damage.

Contact Reliable Transmission Service right away if your check engine light is on.

Routine Tune-Ups Can Improve Your Gas Mileage

2 January 2019

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Although gas prices are more consistent than they have been in years past, filling your gas tank can still be hard on the pocketbook. With constant driving, carpooling, and traveling to work, you can watch you gas gauge go down daily. Thus, it is important to have the most efficient gas mileage through routine vehicle servicing.

Gas mileage can be improved when regular car maintenance is properly done. Some vehicle owners put off sending their car for routine service, considering it is just an expense rather than an investment. Many don't realize that regular car tune ups can help maintain consistent and efficient gas mileage. It is recommended that most cars should be routinely tuned up at 30,000, 60,000 and 90,000 mile intervals. During scheduled maintenance, other components of your car that affect your gas mileage are inspected.

Spark plugs with faulty wiring can increase gas usage which makes it imperative to check regularly and defective oxygen sensors can also lower your gas mileage by 40% making replacement necessary. Dirty air filters must also be replaced because this can help improve your gas mileage too, as can the proper tire pressure.

Contact Reliable Transmission Service and have schedule your vehicle tune up.

Prevent Expensive Repairs Through Regular Transmission Maintenance

26 December 2018

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Regular transmission maintenance is the key to your vehicle having a long life. However, many car owners tend to neglect this practice because of time or money. But contrary these concerns, transmissions require regular tending to run safely and efficiently to save both time and money. Complying with the maintenance requirements of your vehicle will help you avoid costly repairs and will extend the life your car.

Because the transmission is a critical in securing a sufficient amount of power to your vehicle, owners should make an investment in routine maintenance. By doing routine maintenance owners will prevent the added and unnecessary expense on larger, more time consuming repairs because any developing issues are detected and addressed faster. It is critical that vehicle owners select the best transmission repair shop in Rock Hill, SC to ensure quality maintenance.

A certified transmission mechanic will guarantee that your car gets the appropriate service it deserves. The maintenance process will all components for wear and tear. Proper cleaning and changing of fluids is necessary to prevent dirt buildup which can result in more friction between parts leading to defects. Contact Reliable Transmission Service to find out more about the importance of regular transmission maintenance.

Happy Holidays from Reliable Transmission Service

19 December 2018

Reliable Transmission Repair - Happy Holidays

Our warmest Holiday wishes from the entire team here at Reliable Transmission Service. Calendar year 2018 was, and continues to be, a truly remarkable year and we take this moment to recognize the joy that each and every one of you has brought to our personal and professional lives. We exist because of your faith and trust in us.

As calendar year 2019 approaches, we reflect upon the foundational recognition that "your success is our success". Our New Year’s wish for 2019 is to nurture our positive and ever strengthening partnership and to deliver ever increasing value to you, your business, and your family through the entirety of 2019.

Throughout this Holiday season may you be blessed with health and surrounded by friends and family. All the best! Cheers!

Transmission Rebuilds Save You From Costly Transmission Replacement

12 December 2018

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Has your transmission failed? You may be scratching your head thinking about the expenses that come along with the replacement. But, don't fret! There's another solution to your dilemma that does not involve overspending on costly replacement or purchasing another new car. Transmission rebuild experts in Rock Hill, SC have got you covered.

Transmission rebuild is an affordable method to address a failed transmission system. The process involves disassembling, refurbishing, cleaning, preserving, and replacing the transmission components. In rebuilt transmissions, only the damaged parts are replaced with new, authentic parts. Those parts that are in good condition are cleaned and preserved. This translates to a lower parts and service charge than a total transmission overhaul cost.

On top of that, vehicles that undergo the transmission rebuild process often perform better than the traditional total transmission replacement. It's performance is more like a brand new car. For more information contact Reliable Transmission Service and speak to a certified ATRA mechanic.

Fleet Repair Service That You Can Trust

5 December 2018

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Does your business own several vehicles for work purposes? When businesses invest in vehicles for business, owners must also consider the maintenance and repairs expenses and responsibilities that come with them. To make fleet monitoring affordable and convenient fleet repair services can help businesses manage the maintenance and servicing of company vehicles.

The vehicles in the company fleet have varying status and conditions. Since they need to be addressed individually, it can be hard for business owners to keep track of each vehicle's performance when there are several vehicles to oversee. Fleet maintenance services in Rock Hill, SC can accurately keep company vehicles in top condition. Owners can entrust fleet management to trusted mechanics. This makes individual monitoring of each vehicle's status more accurate and precise.

Since each vehicle must be monitored separately, they need to have individual tracking records that note all the maintenance and repair works done. This is important because this is also the basis for the maintenance charges. For this reason, you need to find a trusted auto maintenance service that you can entrust your fleet with.

If you need certified fleet repair services that you can trust, contact Reliable Transmission Service.

For Transmission Repair it is Important to Find ATRA Certified Mechanics

28 November 2018

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Automobiles have a complex system that needs consistent upkeep. Otherwise, it will easily deteriorate and suffer from wear and tear without proper conditioning and servicing. However, because most car owners have little knowledge in car repair, it is essential to look for an excellent and honest automotive mechanic that you can trust with the repairs.

If you just moved in to Rock Hill area, you can ask your neighbors and co-workers for referrals. Check their recommendations online and look for client reviews and testimonials. This way you can get first hand comments about the mechanic's skills and performance. It is also imperative to verify if the mechanic is certified. It is recommended that you choose an ATRA (Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association) certified technician for repair warranties and precision care. Only good standing transmission repair shops are granted with this certification. With the ATRA Golden Rule warranty, you can have peace-of-mind knowing your vehicle is in good hands.

Moreover, only ATRA certified mechanics in Rock Hill, SC are guaranteed the training and access to the most recent repair manuals. This is important for new cars require varied repairs. If you are looking for a certified ATRA mechanic who you can trust, contact Reliable Transmission Service.

Choose ATRA Certified Technicians For Excellent Transmission Repairs

27 November 2018

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Oftentimes, car owners get very stressed out when transmission system gets faulty. This usually stems from misconception that transmission defects are impossible to repair and it's more practical to just buy a new car instead. But we would like to clear up that false impression. Transmission issues can absolutely be repaired successfully when done right by a certified transmission specialist.

Prior to selecting a auto repair shop, you need to check first if the mechanic is truly certified. You can usually spot it in their office but it's smart to ask for it before you drop off your vehicle. It is also good to know if they are ATRA (Automatic Transmission Re-builders Association) certified technicians. Your vehicle is in good hands when transmission repairs and services are done by these mechanics. Only authorized ATRA members can issue you a Golden Rule Warranty which warrants the repairs done are complete and successful.

You can't hand over your car to just any mechanic without prior scrutinizing their credentials. Transmission repairs require expertise and you need to look for the right one that can handle the job excellently. If you need reliable technicians to do your transmission repairs for you, contact Reliable Transmission Service.

Regular Transmission Clutch Maintenance and Service Extends It's Life

14 November 2018

Reliable Transmission Repair - Transmission Clutch Repair Service in Rock Hill, SC

Eventually, vehicle parts can get worn out from regular use. Thus, repairs and replacements are necessary to ensure your car can smoothly and safely drive. Repairs and replacements are costly, but regular maintenance can help prolong the life of the components to avoid this huge expense.

The clutch is the most demanding component of the vehicle. It is usually driving habits and maintenance that impact the life span of this particular part. It will wear over time from being constantly engaged and disengaged. Clutch damage can be minimized if the clutch whirls at the same rate as the flywheel. This is at the top of the inspection list when performing transmission clutch repair service. With proper service, the clutch won't deteriorate easily and premature wear can be avoided.

Although modern clutches can hang tough and endure more than 75,000 miles of driving without signs of wear, it is still advisable to have your car inspected on a regular basis. Transmission clutch repair service in Rock Hill, SC can be trusted for quality inspection and repairs. Contact Reliable Transmission Service to find out more about clutch inspection and repairs.

Transmission clutch repair service in Rock Hill, SC can be trusted in terms of quality inspection and repairs of overall vehicle condition. Contact Reliable Transmission Service to find out more about clutch inspection processes and repairs.