The modern automatic transmission is by far, the most complicated mechanical component in today's automobile. Automatic transmissions contain mechanical systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and computer controls, all working together in perfect harmony which goes virtually unnoticed until there is a problem. This article will help you understand the concepts behind what goes on inside these technological marvels and what goes into repairing them when they fail.

Transmission Topics:

What is a Transmission:

This section breaks down in the simplest terms what the purpose of a transmission is.

The topics covered are "basic" explanations, and are not intended to be advice or recommendations. Weeks encourages you to always bring your automobile in for a dianosis.

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Transmission Components:

This section describes the general principals behind each system in simple terms to help you understand how an automatic transmission works.

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Spotting problems before they get worse:

This section shows what to look for to prevent a minor problem from becoming major.

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Maintenance :

This section talks about preventative maintenance that everyone should know about.

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Transmission repairs:

This section describes the types of repairs that are typically performed on transmissions from minor adjustments to complete overhauls.

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