Transmission Service

Stay in Control of Your Vehicle

For you to truly enjoy your driving experience, you need a fully functioning transmission system guiding your vehicle. The transmission is the reason why you’re able to move forward and backward.

Does Your Transmission Need Service?

One of the worst things that can happen to your vehicle is when the transmission completely fails. Not only are you stuck with a malfunctioning vehicle, but you’ll also be slammed with an expensive repair bill. No driver wants that for their vehicle, and the best way to avoid that is to understand the signs of transmission failure. By knowing the signs, you’ll be able to prevent a small issue from building into a big problem. Here are two things to look for when you want to determine the health and quality of your vehicle’s transmission system.

Check The Fluid (If your auto has a dipstick)

When inspecting your transmission fluid (you can do this by utilizing the dipstick found in your vehicle), you want to pay attention to the quality and level of the fluid. Normally, transmission fluid takes on a reddish, translucent appearance and has a sweet, tart smell to it. This indicates that the fluid is still good to use. If the fluid looks brown, thick, and has a burnt smell, it will need to be replaced. This is typically done through a fluid change or flush, which can be properly performed by one of our technicians.
As for the level of the fluid, it should be at “full” or close to it. If not, you’ll need to have more fluid added and check for any leaks, as transmission fluid never gets consumed or burnt up. When looking for a leak, make sure to check the ground underneath your vehicle as the fluid will typically leak there.

Poor Movement

When transitioning from one gear to another, it should be a smooth and seamless transition. You should never encounter a situation where you feel a hitch, delay, or slippage in one of the gears. If you do, that’s a sign of transmission trouble. These situations will vary based on the type of transmission your vehicle has. For automatic drivers, these instances occur when you’re shifting from “Park” to “Drive” and vice versa. For manual drivers, the symptoms occur anytime you shift gears. It can be both frustrating and dangerous to drive with a poor moving transmission system, so make sure you visit our facility as soon as you can.

Book Your Appointment Today!

Without a properly functioning transmission system, your vehicle won’t perform at its best. It needs quality auto care to properly function. Give us a call — (713) 465- 6272 — or utilize our convenient online scheduling system to book your appointment with us today! Want to stop by and check out our facility? Visit us at 10932 Hazelhurst Drive. We’ll be happy to help!

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  • Jason Henry in Houston, TX - a month ago

    I initially came here for an inspection, and immediately got the feeling that these were good people. They were very friendly and genuinely conversational to me and the other customers in the store. It was a really old school feel for those who understand walking into a business and being on a first name basis with everyone. Decided to come back up get some work done on my 2016 Cadillac ats, and my experience has given me complete confidence that this will be my go to mechanic for as long as I live in this area. They are knowledgeable, very transparent, and did a thorough job of diagnosing the problem, and fully testing their work after it was complete. Upon picking up the car, they explained everything in detail and informed me on what to look out for over the next coming months. For anyone living in west Houston, I would recommend you come here not only for a hassle free experience, but a first class one better than you will receive at any dealership. Justin and Isaiah will take really great care of you and have you back on the road in no time!

  • Semhar Girmay in Houston, TX - a month ago

    10/10 Amazing service! I came in after my car stopped on the freeway and decided to have it towed to TAP. It was such a stressful situation but Isaiah and his team were so helpful and made me feel comfortable throughout the whole process. TAP is officially my shop for all my maintenance needs and I will definitely recommend this shop to any of my family and friends!

  • donald duplechian in Houston, TX - a month ago

    Very good trust worthy shop.
    Always on point for troubleshooting. Fair pricing.

  • michelle armada in Houston, TX - a month ago

    Could not be happier with the service! Professional, quick, responsive and very courteous service!

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