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Acura Transmission

Acura transmission services offered by David McDavid Acura in Plano:

  • Transmission Restoration
  • Transmission Fluid Change
  • Transmission Filter Replacement
  • Transmission Flush
  • Transmission Repair
  • A Full Acura Transmission Service includes a gasket, fluid change, flush, filter replacement, hose and pan inspection and a free multi-point inspection on all other components.

At David McDavid Acura in Plano, our technicians specialize in Acura transmission repair and are OEM certified. Check out our service team reviews online to see why thousands of Acura owners select us for fast, affordable, and reliable auto repair.

Acura Transmission Flush

A transmission flush is usually twice the price of a fluid change due to the deposit of time the service takes and the fact that the flush not only replaces the fluid in the pan but also removes fluid from the cooler lines and other components of your transmission. A Acura transmission flush also uses about 10 quarts of fluid to completely clean and flush out the system.

How do you know if you need a Transmission Fluid Change or Transmission Flush?

A transmission flush is only natural if your system contains dirt or debris. If the fluid is highly dark or contains other sediments, we would recommend a complete system flush instead of just exchanging the fluid. If you'd like one of our experienced Acura technicians to examine your transmission fluid, book your transmission service online or give David McDavid Acura in Plano a call at 4696207939.

Acura Transmission Filter

Changing your Acura transmission filter isn't as easy as additional filters in your vehicle. There are multiple components to your transmission filter including the filter itself, which is usually a metal plate with a fiber material that catches pollutants. Your Acura will also contain a gasket, pickup tube, and rubber seal which may all need to be replaced along with the filter. Your Acura transmission filter will need to be replaced every 30,000 or 50,000 miles. Be fearless to check your vehicle's maintenance guide for more information on mileage and time intervals. You can also give David McDavid Acura in Plano a call for expert advice. If you'd like us to handle your transmission service, we frequently promote transmission service coupons ranging from filter discounts to fluid specials on a monthly basis. Click here for more service specials and parts specials.

Acura Transmission Fluid

A transmission fluid change is ordinarily half the rate of a transmission flush as it requires a lot less fluid and time to perform. Acura transmission fluid changes are extremely mandatory to keep your vehicle's transmission pleasant and lubricated. If you don't routinely change your fluids at least every 30,000 miles or so, you may find that your Acura transmission will slip. Check your car's owner's manual for more information on the accurate mileage intervals in which your transmission needs the fluid changed. At David McDavid Acura in Plano, we offer a variety of transmission fluid specials. You can also schedule transmission service online and save even more. if you need help studying fluid levels, pricing, or finding a service center, give us a call at 4696207939 and one of our service advisors will gladly help.

Acura Transmission Cost

The price of a new Acura transmission could be over $3,500 depending on the car, however, transmission services such as fluid changes and a transmission fluid flush are considerably less expensive, in some cases costing less than $150. These services are cooperative to prolonging the life of your Acura transmission. At David McDavid Acura in Plano, we bid a variety of transmission repair specials and transmission parts discounts. Call 4696207939 or schedule an appointment online to learn more!

Acura Transmission Problems

Common warning signs that your transmission is having issues are:

  • One of the most prevalent signs is when your transmission shifts gears but the result of those shifts are delayed.
  • If you notice an odd noise or grinding sound when you shift gears or if you feel your gears catching when you change them then your transmission likely needs more lubricant or something more precarious could be at fault.
  • Transmission fluid leaks are the most prevalent sign you need a transmission fluid change or potentially even a complete flush service. It's uncommon, but leaks could also mean there's an issue with your transmission hose.
  • An distinct sign would be if your Acura transmission warning light is on.
  • Strange smells are a sign your transmission fluid is burning inside your components.

If you experience or think you may be experiencing any of these issues, give David McDavid Acura in Plano a call today and we'll walk you through the step by step process of checking your fluid levels or you can transport your Acura into our factory-trained technicians and we can investigate any issues your vehicle may have for free as part of our multi-point inspection process. Schedule your transmission service online today!

Acura Automatic vs Manual Transmission

Automatic and manual transmission will naturally require assorted fluids. Automatic transmission fluids are normally thinner and are naturally red or green in color. Manual transmission fluid or gear oil is thicker due to additives and assorted compounds essential to lubricate the gearbox and assorted components. Manual transmissions have a higher friction environment due to the way gears are changed, thus the lubricant is assorted.

Not only are the fluids disparate between manual and automatic transmissions but the level of heat the fluids experience is very disparate. Automatic transmissions generate a lot more heat and thus the fluid in your transmission must be changed more usually. If you don't change your Acura transmission fluid, your transmission will have broken metal shavings and alternative corrosive material spread throughout the necessary factors of your Acura. You should usually check the fluid levels between your fluid and transmission flush service intervals. In bountiful cases, manual transmissions don't come equipped with a dipstick to check your fluid levels, so it can be exceedingly difficult to do. Call or visit David McDavid Acura in Plano for more information if your transmission doesn't contain a dipstick.

Acura Transmission Replacement

Car transmissions are extremely complex. Deciding on whether to rebuild or replace a harmful transmission can be exceedingly complicated. Commonly, the deciding factor is finding which parts are harmful or failing. During a rebuild, David McDavid Acura in Plano will fully disassemble your Acura transmission and clean and inspect every single part. This requires extensive knowledge of not on the parts of the transmission, but the cost of repair versus replacement. It also requires knowing which parts are compatible. Our certified Acura master technicians specialize in transmissions and can complete this process quickly and effectively.

Acura transmission replacement is a much simpler choice, however, it can be more costly in the short-lived term. Price shouldn't be your only concern when browsing for a transmission replacement, especially in a Acura. Having the newest and most compatible parts assembled by a factory professional master technician can save you a actual payment of money in the long run. The choice that's best for you is definitely your decision. Call the service mentors at David McDavid Acura in Plano and let us help you. We commonly promote a mixture of transmission replacement specials and transmission service specials to help you save.