Transmission Service & Clutch Replacement

Transmission Service & Clutch Replacement

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Schedule Expert Service Online at Northtown Toyota

There are many things that can go wrong with your car. Some are simpler to fix than others - like changing the oil and rotating your tires - but sometimes you get met with more serious problems. For example, trouble with the transmission and clutch (for both manual and automatic models) is a painstaking ordeal that can be tough to manage on your own.

Thankfully, though, the expert service technicians at Northtown Toyota are here to help you! We specialize in delivering professional transmission service and clutch replacement for your cherished Toyota car, truck, or SUV. We'll help you monitor all the potential warning signs and get your vehicle fixed up to ensure your transmission shifting ability is stronger than before.

Transmission Service

Every vehicle that operates on wheels has a transmission. Whether the vehicle you drive has an automatic or manual transmission, the service experts at Northtown Toyota are equipped to help fix yours when it fails. Transmission failure - although uncommon for new vehicles - is routinely misdiagnosed and passed off as only being a minor issue. But here at Northtown Toyota, we go the extra mile to prioritize transmission service to ensure yours is cleaned up and ready to hit the roads in Buffalo.

Common Signs of Transmission Failure

The more time you spend behind the wheel, the more attuned you are to recognize potential problems before they exacerbate. With the transmission, it can be difficult to interpret the warning signs if you are unfamiliar with what to look out for. Let's dive in and explore some of the most popular warning signs to give drivers in Amherst, NY, the benefit of catching signs of transmission failure early, including:

  • Vehicle warning light/check engine light comes on
  • Transmission fluid is leaking out of your vehicle
  • Your transmission fluid is noticeably dark and sticky, like burnt molasses
  • Excessive engine overheating
  • Slipping clutch or slipping gears when shifting

Clutch Replacement

In many cases, the reason your transmission is failing is that you have a bad clutch. Depending on the make and model of your vehicle, clutch replacement is an intricate job that usually requires the removal and rebuild of your entire transmission. To have your Toyota professional diagnosed, you owe it to yourself to contact the experts at Northtown Toyota. We offer affordable clutch replacement services and help diagnose many problems affecting the performance of your clutch and transmission.

Common Signs of a Bad Clutch

If you drive a Toyota with a manual transmission, you're undoubtedly more familiar with how your clutch works as opposed to someone who drives an automatic. With that being said, there are a handful of common warning signs indicating a bad or worn out clutch that all drivers should know about, including:

  • Clutch is pedal is too rigid and hard, or too soft and fluid
  • You have trouble getting your vehicle into gear
  • It becomes difficult to shift into reverse
  • Excessive clutch slippage and movement
  • Loud metal-to-metal grinding noise
  • Putrid burning smell coming from the engine bay

Schedule Transmission & Clutch Service Online in Niagara Falls

If you're in the market for auto service, we invite you to bring your vehicle in for a quick diagnosis. Our team is well-equipped with the latest automotive tools and technology to help fix all types of problems, especially a bad transmission or worn-out clutch.

Please call or contact us online at Northtown Toyota to schedule a service appointment today and click to order new OEM parts from home. While you're at it, please take a few minutes to explore our new and used vehicle inventories to discover all the latest deals. We look forward to meeting you!