Transmission

  • 3 Minutes a Month Can Save Your Transmission

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    When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center here are a few tips. 

  • A Short History of The Automatic Transmission

    Automatic transmissions are the default now - with efficiency approaching or surpassing that of manual transmissions, and automatics with 8 or 10 electronically controlled gears, it’s no surprise they’ve gained so much popularity over the past few decades. But where did it all start? Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL has the answers.

  • Are You Experiencing Starter Issues?

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    Starter issues don’t necessarily indicate a bad starter; sometimes a transmission related issue is at fault. If you are experiencing starter difficulties, Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota has the information you need.

  • Are You Facing Transmission Problems?

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    Does your car continue trying to move forward after you’ve put it into park? You may have a transmission issue that needs to be addressed. Here’s what you should know, from the experts at Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL.

  • Are Your Shift Linkages Improperly Adjusted?

    The gears of a transmission

    If your transmission is acting up, the problem isn’t necessarily with the transmission itself, but with one of the devices or mechanisms attached to it. At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, we know a lot of people out there just accept when something goes wrong and learn to live with it. Dealing with an inconvenience is better than replacing a transmission, right? Fortunately, many transmission issues are actually simple fixes, and are well worth doing.

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

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    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

  • Checking Transmission Fluid Level, Why It's Important!

    Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

  • Choosing the Right Repair Shop

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    At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL, we know that the life of a transmission is solely dependent on the quality of repair and maintenance it receives.

  • Common Mistakes That Ruin Transmissions

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    At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, we see a lot of the same mistakes that cause a transmission to fail. With our help, you can avoid a preventable transmission failure and keep your car reliably on the road.

  • Common Transmission Issues

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    Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

  • Detecting Early Signs Of Transmission Trouble

    Transmissions rarely go out without a warning. Typically it takes a while, during which time there will be observable symptoms. Sometimes it’s an easy fix and sometimes it isn’t, but it’s always better to catch an issue and get it repaired as soon as possible. Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL has provided you with a few things to watch out for.

  • Do Transmission Additives Work?

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    At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, we’re familiar with the many over the counter remedies that promise to cure your car, truck, or SUV of all its transmission woes. But, do any of them actually work, and are they even safe for your transmission?

  • Do You Drive A Manual? Here Is What You Need To Know About Your Clutch Disc!

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    If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you already know you have a clutch. But what exactly is it, and what does it do? At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, we believe that knowing a little more about your car better prepares you to keep it maintained. Here’s what you should know about your clutch disc.

  • Does Idling Hurt Your Transmission?

    transmissionPeople idle their vehicles for a variety of reasons - to warm it up on cool days and to keep it cool on warm days. But what does idling mean for your transmission? Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL has the answers.
  • Does Your Throwout Bearing Need To Be Replaced?

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    A throw out bearing, sometimes called a thrust bearing, is an essential component of your clutch system. If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that’s equipped with a manual transmission, it’s important to know if your throw out bearing needs to be replaced. Here’s some information on the throw out bearing, from Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota.

  • Does Your Transmission Need an Adjustment?

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    For the most part, automatic transmissions are exactly that; automatic. However, there are a couple of components that require adjustment from time to time, to keep your transmission shifting like it should. At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, our team of expert mechanics knows how to do just that.

  • Does Your Transmission Shudder?

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    Does your transmission shudder when you take off from a stop? Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL can fix that for you.

  • Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

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    At Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL, transmission maintenance and repair is our specialty. Here’s some information on your transmission pump - what it does, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • Everything you need to know about transmission sensors!

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    Our Sarasota drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on.  The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!

  • External Components - Making Your Manual Transmission Work

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    There are many parts and systems outside of the car’s transmission that is equally as important as the parts and systems inside the transmission. Without them, the transmission won’t do much. There’s no way to transfer power from the engine to the shafts, disengage it to shift the gears, or power the differential without them. Just in case you need us, at Integrity Transmission & Auto Service Center in Sarasota, FL, we can help keep your transmission in top shape, but here’s what you need to know.

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