Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: Advanced Technology for Assessing Transmission Problems
At Compass Automatic Transmission Center we have access to leading-edge diagnostic equipment, enabling us to offer you the fastest and most accurate findings about what’s going on inside your vehicle’s transmission. Today’s vehicles come equipped with complex computer systems. Our technology can talk to your car’s computer systems to find your specific transmission problems.
The first step in assessing your transmission involves your technician connecting the diagnostic equipment to your vehicle’s on-board computer. This will produce a code stating where the problem lies. Next, the vehicle is taken for a test drive so that we can monitor its behaviour in real-time. While more comprehensive and hands-on evaluations may yet be required, technology is an important tool in determining the right starting point for further investigations.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: Car Troubles? Learn How Technicians Diagnose Problems with Your Transmission and Other Systems
The digitization of your car goes far beyond wirelessly connecting your smartphone to a sound system. Diagnosing transmission problems in modern vehicles is a high-tech affair
At one time, diagnosing transmission problems involved a bit of guesswork. It was an inexact science that was often time-consuming and potentially costly.
Fortunately, automotive and auto repair technology have advanced rapidly over the last decade. Now there are incredibly sophisticated on-board computer systems in your vehicle, and high-tech diagnostic tools mechanics use for car trouble diagnoses. The digitization of your car, truck, or SUV goes far beyond wirelessly connecting your smartphone to your vehicle’s sound system or the other electronic features you see on your dashboard. Underneath the hood, there is a lot of computing power directing, assessing, and recording data on every essential function your vehicle performs.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: Diagnosing Transmission Problems Quickly and Accurately
For example, when a Compass Automatic Gear Center technician hooks up a scanner to your car’s computer system, within seconds, he may read a diagnostic trouble code like “P0732,” which refers to an incorrect gear-two ratio. In plain language, this means the transmission didn’t shift into second gear as it should.
Based on this information, a short test drive is required to monitor all of the input and output speed sensors data, as well as the car’s engine control unit which is responsible for sending and receiving that data. Once complete, our certified experts can pinpoint the reason for the car’s problems, and determine if the problem is the transmission or a digital malfunction between the car’s computer and the transmission.
The key thing to remember is that a transmission is a very complicated and sophisticated piece of equipment – especially those installed in newer vehicles. There is no “one-size-fits-all” solution to transmission problems, and anyone who suggests otherwise is misinformed, or they may be trying to take advantage of you. Most importantly, they may be compromising your safety.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: We Will Never Compromise Your Safety
At Compass Automatic Gear Center, we always put our customers’ safety first, and we guarantee our work. It’s how we earned a nationwide reputation for honesty, integrity, and value. Our experienced, trained technicians are knowledgeable about the computer systems in any domestic or imported vehicle type, and how to diagnose car problems with a computer.
We strive to provide our customers with accurate information, to keep transmission repair costs as low as possible, and to get their vehicles back on the road quickly.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: Transmission Systems: Computer Diagnostics
Keeping your transmission in tip-top shape calls for computer-savvy technicians and advanced transmission scan tools
When the first semi-automatic transmissions were introduced in select vehicle models in the late 1930s, few motorists could’ve known they were witnesses to the start of an evolution in how transmissions are built. More than 70 years later, the transmissions in our vehicles today are complex machines that are an intricate blend of mechanics, hydraulics, and electronics. Inspecting, maintaining, and repairing them requires the use of sophisticated transmission diagnostic tools by a professional trained in the use of high-tech systems as well as mechanical know-how.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: The Complexity of Transmission Processes
Regardless of the domestic or imported vehicle you drive its transmission system is governed by an on-board computer. When something goes awry with your transmission – or if you suspect something is wrong – repair technicians rely on high-tech diagnostic tools to determine what may be wrong with it.
The mechanical components of a transmission still exist. However, each one is managed and monitored by the on-board computer. Conceivably, that makes transmission maintenance and service more complex in nature. In fact, it’s more beneficial for both car owners and automotive technicians: modern, computer-controlled transmissions provide drivers with more control of their vehicles, and it eases repair technicians’ diagnostic and service processes.
The computer running the transmission system sends and receives information about the transmission’s performance and operation. Technicians, using digital scanning tools, decipher that information to determine what the cause is of any potential transmission problem.
Automatic Transmission Inspection and Diagnosis: Reporting Faults and Error Codes
If your vehicle’s transmission system is experiencing an issue, it will log what’s known as an error fault code in the car’s on-board computer. If there your car does have a malfunctioning transmission, the technician’s scan tool will receive that error code, which will identify there is a problem. However – and this is where traditional automotive repair smarts and experience come into play – the technician will need to make a comprehensive assessment of the transmission system to figure out what is going wrong.
The good news is, knowledge is power. Once your repair technician has identified what’s impacting your transmission, they can correct it quickly, and get you and your vehicle back on the road.
And remember: the best way you can avoid a transmission failure is by ensuring preventative maintenance is performed regularly on your vehicle by a knowledgeable professional.
For more than 10 years, Compass Automatic Gear Center has kept UAE motorists on the road by ensuring the transmissions in their vehicles are in tip-top shape. If you have a question about your transmission solenoids or want to book a service appointment, contact Compass Automatic Gear Service Center nearest to you.
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