Transmission

  • Are You Experiencing Starter Issues?

    starter

    Starter issues don’t necessarily indicate a bad starter; sometimes a transmission related issue is at fault. If you are experiencing starter difficulties, Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene has the information you need.

  • Are You Facing Shifting Issues?

    transmission

    Does your car, truck, or SUV shift at the wrong moment? Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene 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?

    shifter in park

    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 Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX.

  • Are You Riding Your Clutch?

    pedals on a manual car

    It is inevitable that the sun will rise and set each day - so too is the inevitability of clutch wear if you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. Unlike the sun, however, you have a lot of control over how fast that wear occurs. Here’s some information on riding the clutch, and why you should stop doing it.

  • Are Your Shift Linkages Improperly Adjusted?

    The gears of a transmission

    If your transmission is acting up, the problem isn’t necessarily with the transmission itself, but with one of the devices or mechanisms attached to it. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we know a lot of people out there just accept when something goes wrong and learn to live with it. Dealing with an inconvenience is better than replacing a transmission, right? Fortunately, many transmission issues are actually simple fixes, and are well worth doing.

  • Choosing the Right Fluid for Your Transmission

    fluid being poured from a container

    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? Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX has the answers.

  • Clutch Problems are a Big Problem

    bad clutch

    This is a clutch gone completely wrong and something you want to be sure doesn't happen with your vehicle! So how do you ensure you are not having an issue with your clutch when most drivers simply get in and drive? What do you look for? That is a question many of our customers ask us here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene and one this driver did not.

  • Common Mistakes That Ruin Transmissions

    mechanic talking to a customer

    At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we see a lot of the same mistakes that cause a transmission to fail. With our help, you can avoid a preventable transmission failure and keep your car reliably on the road.

  • Do Transmission Additives Work?

    transmission

    At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, 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!

    clutch disc

    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 Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, 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.

  • Do You Have a Catalytic Converter Issue?

    catalytic converter

    Regular maintenance checks of your vehicle will help you avoid a catalytic converter that looks like this resulting in large repair costs which is what our team here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene want to avoid at all costs! We feel that every customer has a need to know what repairs are in their future and exactly how to budget for them if need be so we check your vehicle thoroughly and keep you informed.

    There are several indicators that your catalytic converter isn't functioning at maximum capacity such as:

  • Does Your Throwout Bearing Need To Be Replaced?

    throwout bearing

    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 Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene.

  • Does Your Transmission Need an Adjustment?

    automatic transmission adjustment

    For the most part, automatic transmissions are exactly that; automatic. However, there are a couple of components that require adjustment from time to time, to keep your transmission shifting like it should. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, our team of expert mechanics knows how to do just that.

  • Does Your Transmission Shudder?

    transmission

    Does your transmission shudder when you take off from a stop? Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX can fix that for you.

  • Facing Transmission Issues?

    gear shift on a vehicle

    Your transmission suddenly isn’t shifting right. So what’s wrong with it? Do you need your transmission rebuilt? To find out what’s causing your transmission problem, one of our technicians here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc is going to have to perform a series of tests. Basically, these tests are designed to answer the simple question: “Is it inside or outside?” That is, is the problem inside the transmission, or in one of the many control systems that operate the transmission?

  • Fluid Flushes for Your Fleet

    fluid being poured from a container

    The transmission in your truck works harder than any other on the road. A fully loaded semi weighs about 40 times as much as a normal passenger vehicle, and racks up twice the mileage. As such, it’s essential to keep your transmission in good shape and regularly maintenanced. Fortunately, Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene has you covered.

  • Have You Noticed a Leaky Transmission?

    transmission

    Transmissions are full of gaskets and seals since they rely on hydraulic pressure and fluid to operate. However, there are main seals that insulate the input and output shafts from the outside world, that are more prone to failure than the rest, and easy to diagnose. If you’ve noticed leaking transmission fluid from under your automatic car, truck, or SUV, Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene has the answers you need.

  • How do Manual Transmissions Work?

    gear shift with hand on it

    At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, we know that transmissions are one of the greatest technological marvels of the automotive world. How does a standard shift transmission work? Why should you care? Our expert technicians here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene have the answers.

  • How often does a transmission need to be repaired?

    man in car

    Whether you’ve never had any trouble out of your transmission, or you are all too familiar with transmission issues, you may wonder how often a transmission requires repair. In truth, it really just depends. There are hundreds of different transmissions, some more reliable than others, with different levels of stress demanded of them. Age, mileage, type, and usage are all aspects of the transmission condition.

  • How Often Should you Change the Gear Oil in a Manual Transmission?

    transmission gears

    You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene.

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