How do you know if you’re working on a CVT transmission? Let Andrew Markel explain how to spot them and some best practices when completing the job. Watch Transtar’s video above for the explanation.
If you are seeing trouble codes with your transmission, it is important to understand the differences and what each separate code indicates. Watch the video above from Transtar for the details.
In this video from Transtar, learn the difference between the various types of transmission pans and the gaskets that go with them and why it is important to know these differences. Watch above.
Following part one of Andrew Markel’s discussion of the ins and outs of continuously variable transmissions (CVTs) with Dave Hritsko of Transtar, part two of Andrew and Dave’s conversation gets more in depth on the topic, including a discussion on programming transmission modules for CVTs. Tune in to their conversation in the video above.
In this video with Transtar, learn how to make sure you have filled the transmission fluid to the appropriate level after making the necessary repairs. Watch above for the details.
In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel explains the basic workings and importance of transmission filters. Watch the video above for more.
With changes in transmissions and engines, along with government regulations, specifications for transmissions have evolved over time. Let Andrew Markel help explain how to find the correct fluid for your vehicle in the video above.
CVTs, or continuously variable transmissions, have long been a hot topic in the transmission repair industry, but we can safely say they’re here to stay. So what do you do when one shows up at your shop? In this podcast, with Dave Hritsko of Transtar as featured guest, we dive in to the ins and
In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel describes the basic ingredients of transmission fluids and how they can differ based on performance and usage. Watch the video above for the details.
In this video for Transtar, Andrew Markel explains the critical importance of having the right amount of transmission fluid and what can happen if you have too much or not enough. Watch the video above for the details.
On the maintenance side, a continuously variable transmission (CVT) requires more or the same frequency of fluid and filter changes as a conventional automatic transmission, and many of the basic procedures are the same. On the diagnostic side, a CVT transmission is less complicated internally than a six- or nine-speed transmission. Like any automatic transmission,
Most of the drivers who own a Volkswagen car or truck with a Direct Shift Gearbox (DSG) will not know they have a dual-clutch transmission connected to the engine. Most of them will think they have an automatic that gets excellent gas mileage. It is not until a transmission component fails or a service interval