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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire 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? Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH 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, Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton has the information you need.

  • Are You Facing Shifting Issues?

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    Does your car, truck, or SUV shift at the wrong moment? Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton has the solution. Shift point issues can manifest themselves in two ways; either your car will rapidly shift through several or all the gears at low speed, low rpm, getting to the highest gear before you’ve gained enough momentum, or shifts will be delayed, the transmission refusing to shift until far into the RPM range. 

  • 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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH.

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

    close up of a transmission in a car

    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. Eric's Auto & Tire Service in Hamilton, OH 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? 

  • Benefits of Auxiliary Transmission Coolers - Does Your Vehicle Need One?

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    Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts At Eric's Auto & Tire Service in Hamilton, OH, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.
  • 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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

  • Choosing the Right Fluid for Your Transmission

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    In life, you learn that more expensive doesn’t always mean better. When it comes to transmission fluid, does it matter? Are name brand fluids better than the cheapest option? Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH has the answers.

  • Choosing the Right Repair Shop

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    At Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH, we know that the life of a transmission is solely dependent on the quality of repair and maintenance it receives.

  • 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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH, 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. Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH has provided you with a few things to watch out for.

  • Do Transmission Additives Work?

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    At Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, 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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, 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? Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH 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 Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton.

  • Does Your Transmission Shudder?

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    Does your transmission shudder when you take off from a stop? Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH can fix that for you.

  • Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

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    At Pohlman's Auto & Tire Center in Hamilton, OH, 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 Hamilton drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Eric's Auto & Tire Service 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!

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