Budget Transmission Blog

Within the pages of our transmission blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to transmission repair and service.

Can I drive with a damaged transmission?

Technically, the answer to this is ‘yes’ but it certainly isn’t a good idea. Compare it to a physical injury a person might suffer. Imagine someone breaks a bone in their foot and then tries to hobble on as if nothing has happened. Not only will it fail to heal, but it’s also likely that…
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Do you need a transmission rebuild?

A properly-working transmission is essential for a healthy engine. Without a reliable transmission your vehicle will begin to break down and become unreliable. You’d be surprised how many engine problems are caused by faulty transmissions. If your transmission is kaput, it may be possible to do a transmission rebuild to fix the problem. When you…
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Is your car making funny noises? It’s probably your transmission

We all know what it’s like when our car starts making funny noises, we have no idea what is causing it and no good way to describe exactly what it sounds like. You’d be surprised by just how many of those squeaks and sounds are caused by your transmission. As much as we’d like to…
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When do you need a transmission flush?

A transmission flush banishes sludge and other pollutants from your vehicle’s gearbox. This type of maintenance could improve the performance and reliability of your car. Mechanics typically encourage motorists to schedule flushes after every 30,000 miles or every two years. However, your auto manufacturer may offer different advice. Certain indications point to the need for…
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Signs Your Transmission May Need Repair

As any car owner can tell you, problems with your car’s transmission are the absolute worst. The larger repairs, like a transmission rebuild, can be avoided by paying attention to the right signs of potential trouble and taking your vehicle to an experienced transmission shop for a transmission repair immediately. Strange noises such as clunking,…
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Avoiding expensive transmission repairs

Worried about the transmission in your car? Here are 4 tips to avoid expensive transmission repairs… Leaking transmission fluid – Look for dripping fluid beneath your car. Any leak of your transmission fluid is an issue that needs to be repaired immediately. Discolored transmission fluid – If your transmission fluid smells burnt or spoiled and…
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Get to Know the Main Parts of Your Transmission

Do you know the key parts of your transmission? Today, Budget Transmission in Centennial shares some of the basic parts, so you know what to look for if you suspect trouble. Transmissions are sort of like the beating heart of our vehicle’s engine. Without it, we would all be at a standstill, so read on…
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What Does a Car Transmission Do Exactly?

At Budget Transmission in Centennial, getting to know your transmission, is our business. We want to ensure that your vehicle never leaves you stranded and that your car transmission is functioning properly. If you want to know what your transmission does, let’s start with the basics. Your car transmission works with the engine to provide…
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5 Signs You Need Transmission Repair ASAP

In 2017, households in the United States spent $9,737 on transportation alone. That spending included gas, insurance, auto upgrades, and local transportation (think cab, Uber, bus, train, etc.). But a considerable amount, an average of $850 in 2016, went towards maintenance and repairs. True, maintenance is key to making your ride last up to 200,000 miles,…
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What is a Remanufactured Transmission?

So your transmission check light came on, you took your car to the shop and got the bad news. You need to repair your transmission. The price tag on the service gave you a heart attack. At Budget Transmission in Centennial, we know that you want to get your transmission repair done the right way…
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Cold Weather Transmission Problems

At Budget Transmission, we have listed common problems with transmission that are made worse with winter weather. Winter weather is a problem because temperatures increase the viscosity of transmission fluid, meaning it’s not flowing as smoothly as it does in warmer weather. Here we provide some great tips, signs to look for, and ways to keep…
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