BEST AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SPECIALIST
Automatic transmission in your car is the most complex mechanical system that
works on consensus with hydraulic systems, electrical systems, and computer
controls. It is one of the major components in your car that transfer power from
the engine to the drive shaft. As such, it is experiences heat and friction as well as
interaction with several components every time the car is in motion.
If it is not maintained regularly, your car is bound to face major issues.
Common problems in automatic
Just like our body gives signal about any health problem, vehicles also do the same.
However, it is not easy to catch the signal for average drivers. Your eyes and ears must be
trained to notice and hear the symptom your car develops over time. The moment you
experience something unusual about your car, you must realize that there is some problem
and you car needs to be diagnosed. As the automatic transmission is a complicated
mechanical component, you have to take your car to the best automatic transmission
specialist in Melbourne - Victoria Differentials and Transmissions.
No or slow response
Whenever there is a delay or slow response in moving your car from park to drive
mode, there is a problem with the automatic transmission. In such a situation, you can
also experience that your car falters and resists to get into gear.
When the transmission has a problem, it produces unusual sound. Though not all
cars will sound the same, you can still catch the problem when you hear shinning,
buzzing, and humming noise. Be any type of sound your car is producing, get it
fixed with our automatic transmission service Melbourne.
Leakage of Automatic Transmission Fluid
(ATF)/ Low Fluid
The ATF is necessary for lubricating, cleaning, and conditioning the transmission. What
blood is in us, the fluid is in the transmission. Without it, the engine will give up and stop
working completely. The good thing is that you can spot the leakage instantly, and get it
repaired soon. You can also check the level of the fluid by reading the dipstick after driving
for a shorter distance and stopping the car at a safer place. The low level indicates that
there is a leakage and repair is necessary.
Rough transition of gears
The jarring noise that you hear when changing gears is a sign of a rough transition. You will also
experience the time taken to shift from one gear to the next is more than the normal. Such a sign
needs to be inspected immediately by transmission specialist Melbourne.
Slipping of gear
When the engine warms up and you experience a transmission slip, it may be due to loss of
pressure caused due to the passing of fluid by the valves of internal seals. This type of symptom
poses a risk to your safety and therefore requires inspection by our automatic transmission
Shifter not working
When your car rolls even after placing shifter in Park mode, it's a sign of parking prowl either
broken or worn out. The car may also roll because of the U-joints gone bad. The only way to
find out the problem is to get it diagnosed by an expert of automatic transmission Melbourne.
Locking of shifter lever in the park
You may not meet this situation very often, but it may occur occasionally. The reason of
such a problem could be because of a blown fuse, defect in light switch, ignition switch, and
lodged parking pawl, or the circuit in the electrical system is open. You have to replace the
blown fuse, defective brake light switch and repair the open-circuit. Victoria Differentials
and Transmissions have the tools to diagnose and fix any problem related to locking of
The moment you notice these common problems, or anything unusual in your car, call (03)
Note - Pick up and delivery of your car is free.
Regular maintenance of your automatic transmission is necessary. You can not
only prevent trouble for yourself, but also avoid expensive repairs by maintaining
your car regularly.