1. Transmission Fluid Change

    Last time, we talked about the fluids in your car and the effect they could have on your trip to Grandma's house this holiday season. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission we want all of our customers and neighbors to have a worry-free holiday season filled with family and friends. The last thing you want to worry about is your car when out shopping or enjoying your time off. With over 30 years in the business, Kearny Mesa Automotive can help you worry less and give you confidence that your car is in top shape. Whether you bring your car in for an oil change or something much more complex…Read More

  2. Importance of Maintaining Your Transmission Fluid

    It’s hard to picture your car running without a transmission. Your transmission is one of the essential aspects of your car’s engine, an essential aspect of your car’s ability to run. Your transmission can either be automatic or manual. The transmission is to ensure that the car is given the right amount of power so wheels can be driven at a desired, given speed. A manual transmission, in simple terms, is a similar process to shifting gears on your bike. You adjust the gear shifter, and the transmission reflects that adjustment. An automatic transmission automatically knows that you are …Read More

  3. Time For A New Transmission? – Part 2

    In our last blog post we found it fitting to bring up transmission repair and the inevitable fact that sometimes the repairs that need to be taken care of are beyond repair and require replacement. While the overall replacement is expensive, it’s inevitably necessary for you to replace your transmission in order for your car to run. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission, we have a team of specialists that can help you determine whether or not it’s time for you to get a replacement transmission. In our last blog post we covered a few of the signs that are good cues to needing a new tra…Read More

  4. Time For A New Transmission?

    Transmission repairs are costly, in fact they’re one of the more expensive repairs that you could have to make with your car. While they are rather pricey, they’re also necessary. If you’ve been experiencing problems with your transmission or have tried to repair these issues on your own, and have not seen any results, chances are that it’s time for a new transmission. At Kearny Mesa Automotive and Transmission, we have a team of transmission repair specialists that are knowledgeable and experienced with transmission repairs and replacements. When asked how to know whether or not it’…Read More

  5. What Is That Makes Transmission Repairs So Expensive

    Across the board, we can all agree that unexpected car repairs are the worst. They’re inconvenient, frustrating and more often than not, pretty expensive. While flat tires and broken headlights are annoying, there are few auto repairs as frustrating as your car’s transmission. Not only is this a frustrating repair, it’s an inconvenient one. Your car is entirely undrivable, and you’re left having to figure out a way to get around until it can be repaired. What makes it worse is that this is one of the more expensive repairs that you could make. Though expensive, this repair is entirely …Read More

  6. Signs of a Troubled Transmission

    Many car owners’ worst fear is their vehicle’s transmission slipping. It can be a costly repair that should only be completed by transmission repair specialists, such as those here at Kearny Mesa Automotive. Because catching the fail before it happens is better than catching it too late, our transmission repair specialists have prepared today’s blog to provide readers with the information they need: Signs of a failing transmission. Signs Your Car’s Transmission Needs TLC Fluid Leaks Fluid leaks are an obvious sign that your car’s transmission needs to have a transmission repair speci…Read More

  7. Are Your Prepared For An Emergency?

    No matter how long you’ve been driving the roads in Kearny Mesa, an emergency might happen. Whether your car’s transmission is in need of a repair or you’ve endured a flat tire, the following items may be of assistance when you end up on the side of the road for hours. Extra Batteries When you’re stuck for hours at a time, you may be in need of extra power. Power from batteries should help you keep your phone charged so that you can call for help. Another item you should think about keeping is a flashlight. In this case, you’ll definitely need some extra energy stored to keep it lit.…Read More

  8. Transmission Signs you Should Never Ignore

    What duties do you have to complete each day? Do you have to drop your kids off at school, go to work, pick up dinner on your way home, and grab your kids from soccer practice? That’s a busy day in Kearny Mesa! Now imagine trying to complete all of these duties without your vehicle. We understand that it’s a nightmare even thinking about having a broken down car, which is why your transmission repair specialists are here to give you signs that your transmission may be on its way out. Being in Neutral Shouldn’t Be Noisy! Is your car’s transmission becoming noisy? No matter if noise is h…Read More

  9. Is your Car’s Transmission Acting Out?

    Every car has a transmission. Without a transmission your car wouldn’t be able to drive, or even turn on for that matter. In fact, can you imagine if your transmission went out in your car? How would you pick up the kids, get to work and complete everything you need to do in a day? Because we want you to live a stress-free life, it’s important to know the most common signs that your car’s transmission is failing. Your Car Won’t Go Into Gear If your car won’t go into gear, there’s a problem. If you’re experiencing problems with your car’s gears, it’s time to seek out help from…Read More

  10. Nobody Is Prepared For Transmission Failure

    Transmissions are one of the most important part of a car. To keep your car running well, your transmission must be in good condition. However, if your transmission is starting to show signs that it is ready to give out, you need to make sure that you have a transmission repair specialist that you can call! Hidden Cost However, there is something things about transmission repairs that you must note. With transmission repairs comes costs that nobody is prepared to pay. Transmissions are what keep your car running, so if there is an issue with yours, you can almost count on it costing a pretty p…Read More