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History of the Torque Converter

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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Valve Body

The valve body and its solenoids serve as the heart and brain of the automatic transmission.  Why are they so important and unfortunately SO costly to repair or replace?  Since the invention of the automatic transmission in 1921 and the first hydraulic transmission … Read More…

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GM 8 Speed Transmissions

General Motors has been a leader in pushing for additional gears in automatic transmissions and there has been both success and failure.  How did we go from 3 and 4-speed transmissions from the 1960s through 2000s to 11+ speeds in units today?  The … Read More…

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What is the Estimated Cost of Transmission Repair?

While this question is tough to answer, it helps to get a broad estimate of what a transmission repair might cost before blindly trusting a shop! Read More…

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AAA Approved Auto Repair Facility

The Advanced Transmission Center Team would like to announce we are the 1st ever and ONLY transmission business in CO that is AAA Approved in a transmission repair. We are grateful for the honor and appreciate the loyalty of our amazing customers across … Read More…

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Are Auto Shops Open During the Shutdown? Auto Services…

The COVID-19 pandemic is a serious health and economic crisis that we as a society can only overcome with drastic measures such as those stay-at-home orders issues by our community leaders. Read More…

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Covid-19 Update

Updated 3/30/2020 To Our Valued Customers: As the current health situation continues to affect all of us, Advanced Transmission Centers wants to let you know what we are doing to provide the best possible service while doing everything possible to protect the health … Read More…

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5 Signs You’re Being Ripped off at the Dealership

Whether you’ve been around the showroom before or this is your first time, understanding common dealership red flags will save you valuable time and money. Read More…

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Is the Manual Transmission Becoming Obsolete?

We discuss four reasons why the manual transmission remains the transmission of choice among driving enthusiasts and is found in many models of sports cars. Read More…

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