Time for a rebuild?

November 1, 2010 by · 48 Comments 

Time for a rebuild? When your transmission gets tired enough, you’ll have to have it rebuilt. It’s true. For some makes and models of car, it’s true a little too often, but that’s neither here nor there. The important thing is checking any other possible causes to your problem before you take the transmission apart, […]

Fluid Level

November 1, 2010 by · 52 Comments 

Is your fluid level correct? It’s important to check your transmission fluid at least twice a year. Not only can a low fluid level cause your car to shift poorly, it can eventually lead to transmission damage, and a costly repair. If your car seems to be losing fluid on a regular basis, you may […]

Basic Parts of a Transmission

November 1, 2010 by · 60 Comments 

Basic Parts of a Transmission While there are many, many little parts inside, your transmission is essentially made up of a few key parts of systems. Bell Housing: This is the cone shaped metal case that you can see when you peek underneath your car. If you have a front-wheel-drive car it’s stuck on the […]

Transmission Service,

November 1, 2010 by · 40 Comments 

Barr Transmission in Seattle Washington offers expert transmission service, repair, and rebuilding as well as a full range of bumper to bumper and top to bottom automotive repair. We can handle everything from tune-ups and oil changes to complete transmission rebuilding or replacement. We can handle all kinds of domestic, foreign, 4 x 4′s (4WD […]

ASE certified mechanics

November 1, 2010 by · 42 Comments 

  Our well-trained and ASE certified mechanics are experts at both detecting problems and at making repairs. We have the latest technology. This aids our competent staff in making those accurate and complete repairs. One of our clients says, “Great service and knowledgeable experts. I’ll for sure tell my friends and other persons about All […]

Many times transmission problems are not serious

November 1, 2010 by · 36 Comments 

  Many times transmission problems are not as serious as they seem. Most of today’s vehicles have transmissions that are computer controlled. Many times these computer controlled transmissions only need to be serviced or simply have a wire connector cleaned or repaired. Before any transmission repairs are done, a trained technician must interface with the […]

Auto Repair: The Top Ten Mistakes Made By Your Mechanic

September 22, 2010 by · 115 Comments 

Number One: Not confirming the concern. Confirming a repair concern is a basic diagnostic principle frequently overlooked. To fix a problem, the first thing one must do is recognize it. Number Two: Insufficient Road Testing. The importance of a thorough road test (even for an oil change) is well documented in automotive training manuals. Yet, […]

Auto Repair Has Never Been More Important

September 22, 2010 by · 50 Comments 

Automotive service and repair has changed dramatically over a generation, according to the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), an independent group that tests and certifies the competence of auto technicians nationwide. Today, high-tech systems that were unheard of 30 years ago – anti-lock brakes, electronic engine controls and computerized diagnostics – are commonplace. […]

Your Modern Auto Body Repair Shop

September 22, 2010 by · 60 Comments 

Most of us never would want to see the inside of an auto body repair shop. At the most we can often smell the solvents being emitted by automotive body vehicle repair shop as we drive by and wonder how those people can make it through a work day never being precise and accurate in […]

Repair Shops & Ordering Tires For Your Car

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

They go with us everywhere and they give a whole new meaning to the phrase of ‘being on the road.’ The tires on your car are literally ‘on the road’ everywhere you go and, when it comes time to change them, nothing but the best will do. The first step to choosing tires for your […]

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