20 Indicators of Transmission Problems

Transmission Problems? Transmission problems can take several forms. Each symptom may have a number of possible causes, some requiring extensive repairs while others will only need an adjustment or minor service. A systematic check up by a professional is usually necessary to establish the cause of operating problems and their solutions, including any of the following: Delayed Engagement in drive or reverse when the vehicle is cold, also called "morning sickness." Vehicle won't move or shifts late during the first few minutes of operation. Doesn't go in Drive or Reverse. You place the shift lever in drive or reverse and nothing happens. Doesn't go in any shift level position. Even racing the engine won't move the vehicle. Slippage. Engine races,...

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To service or not to service?

To Service or Not To Service? Discover the "real" cost of a new car and you'll see the value in having your current car expertly repaired at EAGLE! Does your vehicle require a transmission or major repair? At this time, some customers begin to think, "This car's not worth it, I'll just buy a new one." If you're like one of these customers, it's important to understand the true costs of buying a new vehicle (even a used vehicle) before going down that path. You'll see that a guaranteed rebuilt transmission in your current vehicle makes a lot more sense (and saves a lot more dollars). True costs of a new car According to the US Department of Energy the...

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