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Common Transmission Problems and Diagnosis

This video explores how transmission fluid levels affect hydraulic performance, from preventing air bubbles to ensuring smooth gear shifts. Learn why using the right fluid type is crucial for maintaining your vehicle’s peak performance and longevity.

Common Transmission Problems and Diagnosis
Overview of the Clutch System

There are three main components involved: the flywheel, friction disc and pressure plate.

Clutch System
Understanding All-Wheel-Drive Systems

The core controls for most AWD systems are the ABS, traction control and stability control that uses the brake modulator to control traction.  

All Wheel Drive
Automatic Transmission Fluid Shoulders a Heavy Burden

It’s used for lubrication, warming, cooling, hydraulic actuation and turbine flow as well as a bath for the friction material and the electronics.  

Automatic Transmission Fluid
How Have Transmissions Changed Through the Years? (Part 2)

The continuing evolution of transmissions led to torque converters, CVTs and more.

How Have Transmissions Changed Through the Years? (Part 1)

The first automobiles transferred power to the wheels through a system of exposed belts and pulleys.

Recommending OE-Quality Clutch Kits

Clutch components tend to fail around the same time, so it’s a good idea to replace all of them to restore the system back to original condition.

Are You Down with CVT?

The continuously variable transmission has its critics, but it’s probably here to stay.

Spicer End Yokes Available for Allison Transmissions

The end yokes are designed to help minimize noise and vibration and keep drivelines running smoothly. 

The Evolution of Transmissions

It’s interesting to see how the planets have aligned over the years.

Eliminating Torque Converter Shudder in Automatic Transmissions

It can be difficult to determine if shudder is a fluid-related issue or a costly mechanical problem.

ATSG Joins Training Lineup At AAPEX 2022

The Automatic Transmission Service Group is an industry-leading authority on transmission technical support and repair.