Why Do Transmission Seals Fail?

Posted by TransTec on March 20, 2019

Some of the most common causes of transmission rebuilds are issues related to seal failure inside of a transmission. When you consider the number of miles an average transmission you rebuild can last, you must be able to trust that the parts you install inside can hold up for just as long. Though they're some of the smallest parts in the system, transmission seal and gasket failures are highly likely to lead to full transmission failure, thanks to fluid leaks that can burn up the unit.

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Categories: Transmission, Seal Kits

The Benefits of Purchasing Transmission Overhaul Kits from One Provider

Posted by TransTec on March 6, 2019

In the transmission business, your time and attention are constantly pulled in multiple directions, and that's a lot to manage if you're not careful. Between servicing incoming jobs, working with customers and techs, and running the everyday ins and outs of a transmission shop, dealing with your supply chain can quickly slip down the list of priorities until there's a major problem to tackle.

But when it comes to transmission overhaul kits, what if there was a "set it and forget it" option? Well, when you find the right seal provider, there is. In this post, we'll discuss the time-saving benefits of purchasing all of your transmission overhaul kits from one provider, as well as explain how to find that provider.

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Categories: Transmission, Overhaul Kits

How to Vet A Transmission Seal Kit Provider

Posted by TransTec on February 27, 2019

Vetting suppliers for your transmission shop is an investment of time and resources, but so is buying the seal kits you use in your rebuilds. While it can feel like a chore to properly research and find the right kit provider, your choice can mean the difference between comebacks and satisfied customers. With your shop's reputation at stake, it's time to put some real thought into the overhaul kits you're using and who provides them.

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Categories: Transmission, Overhaul Kits, Seal Kits

How Long Should Transmission Rebuild Seals Last?

Posted by TransTec on February 13, 2019

When it comes to transmission service, sometimes you can run into the unexpected: unfamiliar diagnostic codes, unexplained symptoms, or surprising application variations, just to name a few. However, one thing you should always count on is for your transmission rebuilds to last a long time thanks to the quality of your work and the parts you install. But just how long can you expect transmission rebuild kit seals to actually last? As it turns out, that all depends on what overhaul kits you use and what brand produces them.

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Categories: Transmission, Overhaul Kits, OE Seals, Seal Kits, Rebuild Transmission

How the Smallest Parts in Your Transmission Rebuild Kit Make the Biggest Difference

Posted by TransTec on February 6, 2019

Looking at the big picture is certainly important when it comes to your transmission rebuilds -- the application, the diagnosis, and the rebuild process itself. But getting the small details right matters just as much, if not more, to the success of the service. In fact, the smallest parts you find inside your rebuild kit, no matter what type you use, can mean the difference between a satisfied customer and a comeback. When attention to detail is a trait that can set your business apart from your competitors, you can't afford to let the small parts slide.

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Categories: Transmission, Overhaul Kits, Rebuild Transmission