transmission fluid

Fluid: Recommended vs. Generic Generics seem to be everywhere these days. You can find generic fluids almost anywhere. Generics are always cheaper and appear to be the same, but there are some differences. It is also the case with transmission fluid and other  fluids your vehicle needs to function properly. The major difference between generics…

brake problems

Brake Problems? Do your brakes feel spongy? Is your vehicle not stopping quickly? Do you feel vibrations when you depress your brake pedal? Do you hear squealing? These symptoms are indicators that you may have a brake problem. Brake problems can be either simple fixes or dangerous issues. The problem could be as easy as…

transmission coolers

Transmission Cooler Transmission systems have a lot of work to do and require a transmission cooler to keep from overheating. They have to keep your engine’s revolutions per minute (RPMs) within a usable range and transmit the power from those rotations to the drive wheels at speeds anywhere from 1 to more than 100 miles…

transfer case

Transfer Case Repair Think you need transfer case repair? Vehicles with four wheel drive employ what is called a transfer case to provide power to the front and rear axles on your 4×4 vehicle. One common mistake that can cause damage to a transfer case is installing mismatched tires. It is imperative that the tire…

transmission stronger

Want a Tough Transmission? At Eagle Transmission of Dallas, we can rebuild your transmission to be stronger than before. We can achieve this in several ways: Torque Converter: We can put in a new Torque Converter that includes a stronger billet steel back cover which will not flex. Clutches: We can add clutches or use…

What is a Hot Flush Machine and why is it important? This machine uses hot oil to flush the transmission cooler. When a transmission on a vehicle fails or goes out, usually we find debris in the transmission fluid and transmission pan. The same debris will also reside in the transmission cooler. After we rebuild…

diagnostic

Vehicle Diagnostics Transmissions today are part of an intricate computer-controlled piece of high-tech machinery. Two, sometimes three, computers constantly gather data which controls fluid pressures, shift timing and transmission performance. Often our customers come to us with what appears to be a major transmission failure. Many times, the problem can be fixed with minor repairs or…

repair or replace

To Buy or Not To Buy? Making the decision to buy a new vehicle can be a stressful task. According to Consumer Reports magazine, keeping your car for 15 years, or 225,000 miles, may save you up to $31,000 when compared to the cost of buying a similar model every five years, which is the…

check engine

Check Engine Light The Check Engine light on a vehicle is designed to be a warning sign to the driver. Many times this warning sign is ignored for weeks, sometimes months. We are here to warn you NOT to ignore your check engine light. Recently we heard about a guy who ignored his check engine…