Red Lion Auto Repair

Yearly Archives: 2018

Interesting inside view of a rear differential

    We thought it would be interesting to share this video of what happens inside the rear differential when its moving.  We recommend to have these fluids changed on a regular basis and to upgrade to a synthetic fluid that takes the heat and cold better as well as less aeration in the fluid.  Call us today to set an appointment for service to your rear differential.         https://drivetribe.com/p/heres-what-the-inside-of-a-working-V-KPvFyEQpaORVICWz7CYA?iid=RQ-2OP3rT7Wqx5E2HE6BBg&utm_campaign=main+&utm_medium=fb&utm_source=organic  

Do you tow with your vehicle?

Do you tow with your vehicle?

Some helpful information to those that use their vehicles to tow.  First make sure you have the proper class hitch and wiring for safety for your specific vehicle.  Second make sure the weight of what you are towing is withing the specifications of your vehicle by looking at the decal on the inside driver door or ask your dealership.  Make sure your vehicle has updated features for towing such as heavier shocks and struts, sway bars and stabilizer bars for heavier loads but also make sure you have proper cooling for the transmission. Heat is still the number one killer of automatic transmissions today!  The properties of todays fluids are designed to carry heat out of the transmission and into a transmission cooler in your radiator in most vehicles. It is a good idea if you are towing to change to a full synthetic fluid that can handle more heat as well as looking to add an external inline cooler and possibly a fan for that cooler.   The last thing to think a ... read more

Is my transmission bad?

Is my transmission bad?

Todays vehicles are more complicated than ever.  Systems are interdependent which means that they share data to calculate normal operation.  So todays transmissions can seemingly be operating incorrectly BUT be caused by something outside and totally unrelated to the transmission itself.  This is why proper diagnosis from a transmission specialty shop like Broadway Transmission is crucial.Some things that can cause your transmission to run incorrectly and not be a bad transmission are:                  1. Speed Sensor,  2. Throttle Position Sensor  3. Short term and Long term fuel trim  4. ECM, PCM, TCM or ABS faults  5. Shorts to power or ground in any system sharing wiring with the transmission  6. Believe it or not some vehicles with bad tail lights or sockets  7. Trailer hitch harness  8. Oxyegen Sensors  9. Transfer case and rear differential.  10. Ignition   11. Eng ... read more

If You Are Using A Screen Reader And Are Having Problems Using This Website, please call Broadway Transmission & More (717) 244-1415 For Assistance.