Transmission Bushing: What to Know About This Critical Component

Interested in learning more about automatic transmissions? Read about the transmission bushing in this article. In the transmission industry, what we call a bushing is known by many names—plain bearing, solid bearing, slide bearing, and friction bearing all refer to this component. Compact, cost-effective, and lightweight, bushings into a housing or bore act as a bearing and provide a surface …

When to Change Your Transmission Filter (Plus, How to Pick the Right Product)

Not sure when to change your transmission filter? This article will help you determine when it’s time to install a new one. The transmission filter is a critical component of an automobile’s transmission system. Over time, the transmission filter needs to be replaced to prevent damage to the vehicle, which means your clients and their retail customers need to know …

4 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Automatic Transmission Cooling System

There are a number of symptoms that could point to an issue with your vehicle’s transmission cooling system. Learn about them in this article, as well as what you can do if you notice these signs. Automatic transmission cooling systems are designed to keep the transmission in your car working and prevent any damage. But that doesn’t mean these systems …

Transmission Rebuild 101: Your Quick Guide to Some Common Issues

“There is a problem with your transmission.” These words are likely to scare the average car owner more than any others due to the reputation of transmissions being extremely costly to replace. We buy drivetrain warranties and extended warranties on our cars to avoid having to worry about hearing these words. But with cars being kept on the road longer, …

Can You Get Your Hands on the Automatic Transmission Parts You Need?

Sometimes it’s not easy to find the automatic transmission parts you need for your transmission rebuild quickly enough to deliver the level of service your company depends on for repeat business.  There are several reasons why the automatic transmission components you seek can be hard to get your hands on.   Reasons You Can’t Find the Automatic Transmission Parts You …

4 Reasons Switching from Manual to Automatic Transmission Is a Good Move

With changes in demand, switching from manual to automatic transmission may be a smart decision. This article outlines a few reasons your clients may want to consider it.   At one time, manual transmissions had many advantages over their automatic counterparts – cars with manual transmissions were easier to maintain, their fuel economy and performance outpaced automatics, and they were …

Is a Manual or Automatic Transmission Better? 4 Myths Debunked

When your clients are deciding between a vehicle with a manual or automatic transmission, the misinformation can be difficult for them to see through. This article debunks four common myths about automatic transmissions. Buying a car is a big decision. With so many choices—color, make, model, style—the process can be overwhelming. To make matters even more difficult, a lot of …

4 Ways Your Customers Can Make Their Aftermarket Transmission Rebuilds Last Longer

Give your customers these tips if you want to help them make their aftermarket transmission parts last longer. You know exactly how important it is to keep a transmission in good working order, but do your customers? Not only is it a critical part of any functioning car—it is also one of the most expensive systems to replace if something …

​​How Quality Transmission Rebuild Parts Improve Your Reputation

Trying to build your shop’s reputation for quality work? The transmission rebuild parts you use can affect rebuild longevity, which can lead to more business. In this industry, a good reputation is invaluable. Customers have plenty of choices when it comes to getting work done on their transmission, so you should be doing everything you can to stand out. When …

OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts: 3 Key Differences to Help You Decide

In the debate over OEM vs. aftermarket parts, there is a lot of misinformation derailing the conversation. While many customers lean toward OEM parts, this is usually due to confusion surrounding the quality of aftermarket parts. As experts in the industry, we’re here to clear up some false perceptions that may be preventing you from choosing the best part for …