Automatic transmission

  • Knowing the return of the dipstick is only a pipe dream, it becomes necessary to learn how to fill a transmission to its proper level. There are similar procedures among the manufacturers so when you get the gist of it, you can just about figure out what needs to be done.
  • A registered professional engineer by training, Jim Dietvorst had a rewarding career as a design engineer. Working for major engineering firms, he designed a wide variety of items, ranging from pumps and turbines to medical equipment. He made it to the ranks of upper management.
  • Rick White now travels about 35 minutes from home to his job, but he loves what he does. He owns and operates the Cottman center at 4001 N. New Hope Road in Raleigh.
  • For Phil Esposito, being in the transmission repair business comes naturally. “I love my work,” said the owner of the Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center at South U.S. Highway17-92.  
  • Of course resetting adaptations is critical on near all transmissions these days. On some earlier Toyota and Lexus vehicles, when this option is provided, initializing other vehicle operations will be required.
  • The owner of one of the top-performing shops in the nationwide chain of Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care centers, Ken spent more than 20 years earlier in his career turning around underperforming stores at one of the nation’s largest big box stores and a leading drugstore chain.
  • After servicing the valve body the vehicle exhibits a slipping in Reverse on throttle up as well but this complaint is accompanied with forward movement having sliding shifts.
  • During an overhaul of a U140E transmission, it was determined that the original valve body needed replacement. After installation the vehicle had no reverse engagement unless the selector lever was moved around.