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

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Transmissions are complex, and over time they will wear out and eventually break. Knowing what to look for will play a key role in preventing your transmission from failing prematurely. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX we want to give you some insight on how your transmission works and how it can fail.

Manual transmissions have been around for a long time and if you have ever driven a manual you know how exciting they can be. Manual transmissions have also been referred to as standard transmissions, stick shifts, manual gearbox, or a simple gearbox. No matter what you call it, manual transmissions are fun to drive, better on fuel, reliable, and somewhat safer. So what do you know about manual transmissions; where did they come from, and how do they work? Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX knows, and now you will too.

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Transmissions may experience an array of issues, some more serious (or annoying) than others. Since transmissions play a vital role in the operation of your vehicle, it's important to know what to look out for. If your transmission is shuddering, here’s some advice from our team here at Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX.

close up of a transmission

Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

dipstick on car

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 Permian Basin Transmission, Inc here are a few tips. 

mechanic working on vehicle

Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, we’re here to help. You have a variety of options as to how to handle your failed transmission and knowing your options will help you to make an informed decision.

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If you own or operate a fleet or commercial truck, you know it’s hard to keep everything working perfectly all the time. You have to choose what to give priority to, and what can wait. However, some small problems are indicators that a bigger issue is on the way. At Permian Basin Transmission, Inc in Odessa serving: Odessa, Midland, Andrews, Abilene, TX, our goal is to keep you and your fleet going.

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