Transmission

  • 3 Minutes a Month Can Save Your Transmission

    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 Always On Time Auto & RV Repair here are a few tips. 

  • Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

    close up of a transmission in a car

    So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you? 

  • Benefits of Auxiliary Transmission Coolers - Does Your Vehicle Need One?

    transmission cooler

    Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

  • Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

    car parts

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

  • Common Transmission Issues

    close up of a transmission

    Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

  • Everything you need to know about transmission sensors!

    Diagnostic Tablet on engine transmission sensor

    Our Santa Clarita drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on.  The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!

  • External Components - Making Your Manual Transmission Work

    gear shift on a vehicle

    There are many parts and systems outside of the car’s transmission that is equally as important as the parts and systems inside the transmission. Without them, the transmission won’t do much. There’s no way to transfer power from the engine to the shafts, disengage it to shift the gears, or power the differential without them. Just in case you need us, at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we can help keep your transmission in top shape, but here’s what you need to know.

  • Hints Your Transmission Is Failing

    transmission in car

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost-effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Our trained technicians at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair want to keep you informed so you are aware of what to look out for.

  • How are your transmission mounts?

    transmission

    Your transmission mounts keep your transmission in place and suppress vibrations coming from the drivetrain. How do you know when to replace them or when they’re going bad. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, our goal is to educate you about your vehicle so that you can drive it safely and prolong its life. 

  • How can you tell if your transmission is slipping?

    transmission up close

    A slipping transmission is never a good thing. What causes it, what forms does it take, and how do you know if yours is slipping? From Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, here’s what you need to know.

  • How Do I Choose A New Transmission?

    transmission

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, your car, truck or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there, and we’re here to help you make the right choice. Our technicians can help you decide based on your budget, vehicle and lifestyle. We're here to get your car going again and earn your business in the future.

  • How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

    mechanic working on car

    Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.

  • How To Prevent A Transmission From Overheating

    Part of a transmission

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we know that the key to keeping a transmission reliable and in shape is taking care to prevent an issue in the first place. Here, well explore a condition which has a lot of potential to cause your transmission harm: overheating.

  • Hydraulic Basics To Keep You Running

    mechanic messing with a tire on a lifted car

    The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.

  • Identifying driveway spots: how to determine what is leaking under your car

    If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.

    There are seven liquids a car can possibly drip: oil, gas, brake fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil, water, and coolant. How do you tell the difference? This article aims to help your know-how.

  • Is a Stall Converter Your Next Step?

    transmission

    Do you have a performance car, truck, or SUV that you’re looking to upgrade? A stall converter might be your next step; from Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, here’s what you need to know.

  • Is it time for a new transmission?

    mechanic working on vehicle

    Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, 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.

  • Is Your Transmission Shifting Erratically?

    transmission

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we know how troublesome it can be to pinpoint a transmission issue and get it fixed. That’s why it’s a good idea to consult us, the experts, for all your transmission needs. We want to help you get on the road safely and quickly.

  • Is Your Transmission Shuddering?

    close up of a transmission

    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 Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA.

  • JASPER - Good Enough for Racing

    At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair we offer only the best products to our Santa Clarita, CA drivers, that’s why we are excited to partner with Jasper Engines and Transmissions. JASPER is known for their great transmissions, some of which are even used in NASCAR. The JASPER 4-Speed Transmission is currently being used by seventeen team/driver combinations during the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 4-Speed transmission is also being used by ten team/driver combinations for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series as well.

  • Now Hiring
  • Jasper Pref
  • Acdelco
  • ASE
  • B&W Trailer Hitches
  • BF Goodrich
  • Blue Ox
  • Bosch Automotive
  • Bridgestone Firestone
  • Castrol
  • Cooper Tires
  • Cummins Diesel
  • Draw-Tite Hitches
  • Dunlop Tires
  • Duramax Diesel
  • FASS
  • Fleet Services
  • Goodyear
  • Ford Power Stroke Diesel
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Hankook Tires
  • Hunter
  • Kelly Tires
  • LMC Truck
  • Magnuson
  • Michelin
  • MACS
  • Mastercraft
  • Motorcraft Parts
  • NAPA AutoCare Center
  • NAPA Truck Service Center
  • Onan Generators
  • Radiator
  • Reese Hitches
  • RV Repair
  • Sumitomo Tires
  • Tires
  • Toyo
  • Uniroyal
  • Valvoline
  • Veteran Owned
  • Wifi Available
  • Xtreme Force