Allison's Quick Lube Transmission Repair Services
At Allison's Quick Lube, we understand the fear that often accompanies the mention of "transmission repair." Rest assured, there is hope. Whether you drive a manual or automatic vehicle, be it heavy-duty or low-range, your transmission plays a crucial role at the heart of your vehicle's drivetrain.
Responsible for translating the engine's power into forward motion, the transmission is a vital component. When issues arise with this critical part, it can permanently cripple your car. Fortunately, our seasoned experts possess extensive experience working on transmissions of all sizes and types.
To evade hefty transmission repair bills, follow the vehicle manufacturer's guidelines and have your transmission fluid flushed regularly. Your transmission houses numerous intricate moving parts that can rapidly deteriorate without proper lubrication. The best course of action is to let skilled technicians analyze your transmission fluid through sampling and predict when it will require replacement.
In some cases, our technicians don't have the opportunity to inspect a problem until after it has already occurred. While this situation may seem more severe than a routine transmission fluid change, it doesn't necessarily equate to disaster. Our technicians can systematically disassemble your transmission, identify any faults, and assess whether repairs are feasible. With access to an extensive network of parts suppliers, in-depth manufacturer knowledge, and expert repair skills, we can efficiently restore your transmission and get your vehicle back on the roads of El Dorado Springs, MO.
Our competitively priced transmission services include:
Transmission Filter Change - GOOD
When we change the filter we start by removing the transmission filter pan. Then we clean the sediment from the pan and replace the transmission fluid filter. The pan is then reinstalled with a new gasket and the transmission refilled to the full level on the dipstick.
Pros - This service replaces the filter and allows us to clean the debris from the pan.
Cons - This service doesn't replace the fluid in the torque converter and only replaces three to five quarts of fluid on most vehicles.
Time - Approximately 45 Minutes
Transmission Flush & Filter - BEST
In this service we first do the full flush service described above, followed by the filter change also described above. I often recommend to customers that they alternate the two services through the life of the transmission. Most transmissions should be serviced every 30,000 miles. Check your owners manual for the service interval for your vehicle.
Time - Approximately 2 hours
Transmission Flush - BETTER
A Transmission Flush is started by running a chemical cleaner through the transmission. We then hook up the flush machine to the transmission cooler lines and, using your transmissions own pump, we flush 16 quarts of new fluid through the transmission completely replacing the old fluid. We finish the service by adding a BG conditioner to enhance the shifting characteristics, dissolve deposits, and help keep seals soft and resistant to leaks.
Pros - This service replaces all the fluid in the transmission including the torque converter and valve body. It also includes a conditioner to help remove deposits.
Cons - This service doesn't replace the filter.
Time - Approximately 45 minutes.