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Things Your Transmission Shop Wished You Knew – Part 2

In Part 1 of the Things Your Transmission Shop Wished You Knew published on March 3rd, we discussed how your vehicle is intended to operate, how to service and maintain it, and the importance of various systems in terms of the long-term health … Read More…

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Advanced Transmission Recently Awarded “People Love Us” On Yelp

The Advanced Transmission Team received another award, and we are so grateful to our amazing customers and the neighborhoods in West Denver for the continued support across five decades!  Customers in Westminster, Lakewood, Arvada, Golden, Thornton, Littleton, Wheat Ridge, and Broomfield, just to … Read More…

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Transmission and Drivetrain Failure Due to Heavy Snow

As Colorado digs itself out of yet another historic snowstorm, vehicle owners find themselves driving on streets with a foot or more of heavy snow.  While winter driving presents its own set of unique challenges to the driver, it is important to remember … Read More…

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Things Your Transmission Shop Wished You Knew – Part 1

Each year automobiles continue to get more complicated.  There was a time when it was common (and fairly easy) to maintain and repair your own vehicle.  Today, the increased sophistication of your vehicle’s various systems, especially the electrical components internal to transmissions, makes … Read More…

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Advanced Transmission Center Earns 2020 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Advanced Transmission Center Earns 2020 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s drive for customer service excellence Denver, Colorado – Advanced Transmission Center is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). … Read More…

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The New Ford 8F35 8-speed Transmission

The two most iconic American vehicle manufacturers are competitors and yet still partners. As economic instability motivated companies to find ways to increase efficiency and meet new governmental fuel economy standards, Ford and General Motors have found it beneficial to work together. This has occurred a few … Read More…

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Advanced Transmission Center Moves into Westminster

Westminster, Colorado – The team at Advanced Transmission Center is proud to announce it is relocating its North Denver operations to Westminster.  The new facility at 3686 W 72nd Ave is very familiar to many in North Denver as it was the former … Read More…

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General Motors / Chevrolet Transfer Case Problems

In 1999, General Motors introduced the GMT800 full sized truck platform.  This platform was used through the 2007 model years and included the Chevrolet Silverado / GMC Sierra pickups, the Chevy Tahoe / GMC Yukon SUV’s, and the Chevy Suburban / GMC Yukon … Read More…

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How a Torque Converter Works

Automotive transmissions were all manually operated when initially introduced.  If the engine was directly connected to the gearbox and the rest of the driveline, the vehicle would stall any time that the vehicle came to a stop.  In order to come to a … Read More…

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Electronic Control Unit

Originally, automobiles depended on basic mechanical and hydraulic systems to operate.  However, the demand for better fuel economy in the ’70s and the need for increased emission controls of the ’80s saw the development of onboard computer systems to monitor and control the … Read More…

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