Transmission Issues

Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.

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Transmission Slips – What Does it Mean?

You’ve likely encountered someone talking about their car or truck transmission "slipping”. What does that mean, why does it do it, and where do you go from here? At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, our trained staff has the answers to get you safely back on the road. Transmission slippage is certainly one of the […]

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Leaky Transmission? Learn Where They Come From and What To Do

Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to […]

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The Manual Transmission – What’s it Made of?

Manual transmissions aren’t necessarily simple, but they’re much easier to understand in concept than their automatic counterparts. You’re probably aware there are gears in manual transmissions – but there’s a little more to it than that. Here are some of the major components you’ll find in a manual transmission. Shafts – There are three main shafts […]

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Putting My Manual Transmission Together

Once you know what's in your transmission, and what’s connected to it, it’s much easier to understand how it works. Let's take a look at how it all comes together. At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, we want to make sure you know how your car works so you can keep it in great condition.

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Upgrading your transmission on a classic.

Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA can help.  If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades […]

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The Basics of Your Transmission

The hydraulic system in your transmission is responsible for telling the mechanical components what to do, and when to do it. In order to better understand how your transmission works, it’s important to understand the mechanical components of it.

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Trouble Shifting? You May Need Fluid/Gear Oil!

Manual transmissions require far less maintenance than automatics. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need a fluid check from time to time. Here’s what you should know about checking and adding fluid to your manual transmission, from Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA.

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The Hardest Working Parts On Your Diesel Truck

The differentials on your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge diesel pickup are some of the hardest working components on your truck. At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, CA, our technicians are experts in maintaining, repairing, and replacing differentials, keeping your truck working reliable just as much as you do.

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What Causes Transmission Failure?

At Camarillo Independent in Camarillo, our priority is keeping your transmission shifting smooth and running strong for years to come. While proper maintenance, driving habits, and a myriad of other conditions affect the life and reliability of a transmission, there are also ways to increase the overall efficiency of your unit, even above stock performance.

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