transmission quote

Why can’t I get a transmission quote over the phone? We get calls on a daily basis for quotes on rebuilding transmissions. It is our policy to provide as much information as possible over the phone so you can make an informed decision. Unfortunately, the complexities involved with transmissions make it impossible to pinpoint the…

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…

miles

Get More Miles Out of Your Car! In today’s world it is not uncommon for vehicles to be driven by the original owner for well over 100,000 miles. Even when vehicles change hands they can last for a very long time if they are maintained correctly. Most owners understand the importance of changing engine oil,…

transmission service

Is Transmission Service Necessary? We have received multiple questions lately about the importance of servicing a vehicle’s transmission. Eagle Transmission of North Austin recommends that you have your transmission serviced every 12 months or 30,000 miles. Even if you don’t drive 30,000 miles in a year, the heat that is produced from stop and go…

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…

cold weather

The Transmission System and Cold Weather Cold weather can wreak havoc on a vehicle’s transmission system, such as transmission slipping. In these cold weather conditions, the transmission system freezes and contracts and the line fluid begins to leak from the seals, resulting in a low line pressure. If the vehicle faces low line pressure or…

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…

BMW code

P0740 BMW Code The code is common in BMW vehicles experiencing transmission troubles. The P0740 diagnostic trouble code references a torque converter clutch circuit open condition. When a solenoid valve tries to operate and the TCM senses a voltage drop, this code is recorded. The vehicle may experience hard shift and may not shift into…

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…