Front-Wheel Drive Transmission Repair in Richmond, Virginia
Does your car have a front-wheel transmission system? Most vehicles do, since they give you more control on slippery roads. Front-wheel vehicles have the same transmission principles as rear-wheel vehicles, but the exact mechanical components and design will vary based on your engine model and gearbox.
Front-wheel transmission systems are mounted above the gearbox, and power travels through the clutch to the gearbox, where it’s utilized by a terrain of gears.
What Are The Most Common Problems With Front-Wheel Drive Transmissions?
The most common problems with front-wheel drive transmissions are:
- Lack of power
- Slipping gears
- Clunky shifting
- Strange Engine Noises
Front wheel drive vehicles may also overheat if you put the wrong type of transmission fluid in them, which will cause all sorts of complications.
Common Services For Front-Wheel Drive Transmissions
The most common services for front-wheel drive vehicles include:
- Transfer case repairs
- Drivetrain/transmission repairs
- Vehicle inspections
- Front and rear differential
- Driveline repairs
How do I know if my car needs new or rebuilt front-wheel drive transmission?
If your car is having trouble getting up hills, has a shuddering motion when you’re going down the road, or shows any of the signs listed above, it's time to have it looked at by a professional. That way, you'll avoid unnecessary repair costs by getting an accurate diagnosis of the issue.
At Speedy's Transmission Shop we use state-of-the art computer diagnostic technology, and with over 40 years combined experience in transmissions, our technicians are also able to do old school diagnostics with our eyes and ears!