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If something is wrong with your car, it can be an extremely stressful situation. At Alberta Transmission Service, we believe in providing our customers with as much information as possible. For car-care tips and other helpful information, check out our blog! If you have any other questions, contact us today.

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    Custom Transmission Rebuild vs Remanufacturing

    You heard a weird grinding sound when you pulled out of your driveway. Now your car doesn't seem to be changing gears, and there is a strange burning smell. These are all classic signs that your transmission is in trouble


    You might not know it, but the transmission is one of the most crucial parts of your car. It is vital to control how much power moves from the engine to the wheels. Buying a new transmission can be expensive.


    There is an easier option when something goes wrong and you need to repair your transmission. You can choose between a custom transmission rebuild or a remanufactured transmission.


    In this article, we will look at the differences between these two options.


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    How a Bad Transfer Case Can Damage Your Transmission

    Did you know that the average price to replace a transfer case is in the range of $2,500 to $3,500?

    Depending on your location, these costs may even be more! With such high prices on replacement parts and transmission repairs, more and more people are having these items overhauled to save money and improve on the existing design as well.

    Are you looking for some insight on how a faulty transfer case can cause more damage and ruin your transmission?

    Keep reading below to learn how this can happen so to that you are prepared for your own transmission! 


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    Signs of a Failing Differential

    Are you worried that your vehicle's differential is failing? Your differential gives your car the ability to make turns at different rates. It provides better torque efficiency and handling. 

    If you think your differential is damaged, you'll probably start experiencing a list of problems. If you ignore the problem, you'll end up creating damage to your drivetrain.

    If you think you may have problems with your differential, we've got you covered. In this article, we will go over the top symptoms that may lead to a failing differential.


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    Causes of a Transmission Fluid Leak

    Did you know that a mere 9% of Canadian cars use manual transmissions? That doesn't mean if you drive an automatic that you're safe from your car leaking transmission fluid. Both automatic and manual cars are likely to suffer from a transmission problem at least once during their lifetime. 

    A transmission fluid leak is never a good thing and it's best to know the causes of a leak so you can prevent one from happening or fix the problem as soon as it arises. Keep reading below for our guide to your leaking transmission.


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  • transmission fluid change
    Does My Vehicle Need a Transmission Fluid Change? 3 Signs to Look For

    Few car parts are more critical and expensive than your transmission. The longevity of your transmission depends on how well you take care of it.

    Auto mechanics recommend changing transmission fluid every two years or 50,000 kilometres. Preventative maintenance is critical to helping your transmission last until the upper range. A transmission fluid change is one maintenance task that produces positive results.

    Read on to learn when a fluid change or other transmission services are necessary. Explore our comprehensive guide covering topics like warning signs and common transmission maintenance tasks.


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    Why Choose A Professional Transmission Shop?

    Without a transmission, you have no car.


    It's called a "transmission" because it transmits the engine's movement to the wheels, propelling the vehicle.


    That's why your transmission is one of the most critical parts of your car, right up there with the engine. It's also one of the most complex.


    Daring DIY enthusiasts may think they can perform their repairs on a transmission experiencing problems. Still, we'll show you why taking your car to an experienced transmission shop instead is always the way to go.

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  • transmission rebuild
    Transmission Replacement: Rebuilt vs. New

    Spotting transmission issues in your car has become more difficult over the years with the advancement of vehicle technology. By the time you realize something's wrong, you'll likely need to rebuild or replace your car's transmission.

    Deciding whether to rebuild or replace can be tricky. Both options have their pros and cons, so what option is best for you?

    If you're trying to decide between transmission replacements or transmission rebuilds Edmonton residents can benefit from, keep reading. We'll give you the low down on both repairs and rebuilds so you can choose what's best for you.

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  • transfer case
    Signs of A Faulty or Failing Transfer Case

    Do you know how to identify a faulty transfer case?

    If you're scratching your head, then probably not. But when you suddenly stop being able to smoothly switch gears in your vehicle, then what do you do?||

    Whether you think you might have a faulty transfer case or just want to be prepared for when you do, we've got the advice for you! Read on to learn more!


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  • fleet repair
    The Importance of Fleet Vehicle and Drivetrain Maintenance

    Routine and consistent maintenance will help your fleet vehicles to remain in excellent running condition. Fleet maintenance is crucial for your business to run smoothly. Regular inspections of fleet vehicles will help you avoid problems related to drivetrain, including grumbling and squeaking noises from the engine. The drivetrain system is quite complex in automatic vehicles that have transmission, clutch and propeller shaft. It is necessary to keep your fleet vehicle and drivetrain in good condition to avoid major repairs. Rely on Alberta Transmission Service for reliable fleet repair services throughout Edmonton. We offer a wide array of fleet maintenance programs, including transmission and repair services for all sizes of fleet businesses.

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    How Long Can a Rebuilt Transmission Last?

    If your vehicle has been on the road for long, its transmission will have to be rebuilt. This is because the components of a transmission system are a series of interrelated mechanical parts that wear out with prolonged use. Transmission rebuilds involve replacing all worn parts without entirely replacing the transmission. It is a popular option for those who don’t want to replace a worn-out transmission with a new one. The technicians of Alberta Transmission Service are experts in rebuilding transmissions.

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  • clutch repair
    Does My Car Need Clutch Repair?

    In manual transmission cars, the clutch is one of the most important parts as it connects the engine with the gearbox which provides the motive force for a car. As one of the most used parts of a car, it is exposed to a lot of wear and tear. Clutch repair is essential and knowing when it is the right time to get it done depends on the driving style of the person using it and the kind of environment it is operated in.

    We, Alberta Transmission Service, are a locally owned and operated auto repair business serving Edmonton and its surrounding areas since 1992. We believe in providing long-lasting solutions and affordable rates so drivers can stay safe on the roads. We offer a wide range of services from engine tune-up to transmission repair, we can do it all for you. We have the knowledge and expertise required to work on both domestic and foreign models of vehicles.

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  • 24/12/2019
    Tips for Making Your Transmission Last Longer

    Your vehicle has a transmission system to transfer power from the engine to the drive shaft. It helps to control the torque, speed and direction of the vehicle. The transmission system can be manual or automatic. The driver uses paddles on the steering wheel or the gear lever to switch gears in manual mode. In an automated system, the clutch is electronically controlled. It consumes low fuel consumption and switching time is less. Alberta Transmission Service offers low-cost transmissions and automotive repair services.

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    How Much Does Transmission Repair Cost?

    The transmission is a mechanism that uses a sequence of gears and shafts to transmit engine power to the tractor wheels, allowing your engine to run at different speeds. The system consists of the clutch, transmission gears, differential final drive, rear axle and rear wheels. It is essential to carry out regular maintenance of the transmission to avoid expensive repairs and you must fix any existing issues before they deteriorate. For low cost transmission repairs in Edmonton, get in touch with Alberta Transmission Service. With over 25 years of experience in the industry, we provide long-lasting solutions to all your automotive problems. We also offer efficient clutch repair services.


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  • Transmission rebuild or repair in Edmonton
    What Are The Benefits of a Rebuilt Transmission?

    The importance of your vehicle’s transmission can’t be overstated. Its job is to transfer the power generated by the engine to the wheels, and it’s not hard to imagine how this powerful action can eventually start to wear on your transmission’s parts. 

    When you’re having problems with your transmission, you have three options: repair, rebuild or replace.


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  • 16/07/2018
    Signs Your Car Needs Transmission Repair

    Cars are an essential part of most people’s daily lives in Edmonton. When something goes wrong, however, most people quickly realize that, despite being such a big part of our lives, most people don’t know much about how they operate, let alone how to fix them. Don’t worry! Our experts at Alberta Transmission Service are here to help. Here is a little more information about what a transmission is and a few common signs that your transmission might need repair.

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  • Car clutch
    Techniques to Extend the Life of Your Clutch

    Longevity is crucial when it comes to your vehicle, but safety and smooth functioning also go hand in hand. Getting the most from your investment means proper maintenance and good driving habits that can be difficult to maintain. If you have a manual transmission vehicle in Edmonton, protecting your clutch is one of the best ways to save money and keep your vehicle in great condition for as long as possible. Find out more about the quality and performance of your clutch when you schedule an inspection with the experienced auto mechanics at Alberta Transmission Service. Our team provides dedicated transmission services and clutch repairs for every make and model without compromising quality and reliability.

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  • Pouring out transmission fluid
    5 Ways to Make Your Transmission Last

    Your transmission provides power to your engine and is more than just a set of gears. Every component is crucial to keep your vehicle functioning. For most makes and models, the transmission will last between 95,000 and 160,000 km. If poorly cared for or neglected, that number can decrease significantly, and car owners may be faced with expensive and extensive transmission repairs or rebuilds. Not sure how to be gentle with your automatic or manual transmission? Follow the maintenance guidelines below and visit transmission repair experts at Alberta Transmission Service for reliable transmission services.

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Alberta Transmission Service
12015 149th Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5L 2J2

Phone : 780-448-1686

Toll-Free : 1-800-561-3220



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Saturday: Available by Appointments


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