Category: Common transmission problems

How Do I Know What Kind of Automatic Gearbox I Have? MILTA Technology
Jun 18, 2022
How Do I Know What Kind of Automatic Gearbox I Have?

Are you aware of the exact type of automatic transmission that your car has? Were you even aware that there are several distinct and different types of automatic transmission out there? If you always assumed that automatic transmission units were basically the same thing, then today’s blog post is one you should definitely read. First, […]

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What Are the Most Common Damages to Automatic Gearboxes? MILTA Technology
Feb 24, 2022
What Are the Most Common Damages to Automatic Gearboxes?

It used to be that the automatic gearbox was a minority in the UK. Most of the country held the view that you had to “go manual, or go home” and automatics were only for: Elderly drivers who were tired of manual shifting Lazy drivers People who couldn’t pass their driving test in a manual […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Clutch Replacement MILTA Technology
Feb 01, 2022
Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Clutch Replacement

Drivers of automatic transmission cars sometimes revel in the fact that the car they’re driving doesn’t have a clutch pedal. They’ll say, “Everything is easier when there’s no clutch.” Well, there’s certainly no clutch pedal in an automatic car, but there is still a clutch…you just can’t see it. The fact that you don’t interact […]

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6 Driving Habits That Can Damage Your Automatic Transmission MILTA Technology
Jan 24, 2022
6 Driving Habits That Can Damage Your Automatic Transmission

The automatic car segment in the UK has long been a minority as most people have preferred to drive more efficient manual cars. In a country where petrol is so expensive and automatic technology relatively wasteful, that’s no surprise. On top of that, automatic cars were invariably slower in acceleration and lacked the performance pep. […]

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How to Troubleshoot Your Automatic Gearbox MILTA Technology
Nov 19, 2021
How to Troubleshoot Your Automatic Gearbox

Some people have the bad habit of ignoring problems with their automatic transmission because they’re afraid that if they take it to the mechanic, they will end up needing an expensive replacement. So, they soldier on with a transmission that’s not functioning at its best, not realising that the majority of the time, the real […]

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Everything You Should Know About Clutch Replacement MILTA Technology
Nov 12, 2021
Everything You Should Know About Clutch Replacement

The clutch is a crucial component in your car’s transmission, perhaps the most important single component. Despite the fact that the clutch is so important, the average driver actually knows very little about the component, how and when it needs to be replaced, and more. Today’s blog will hopefully enlighten our readers to all the […]

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How Do You Know If Your Automatic Gearbox is Broken? MILTA Technology
Oct 05, 2021
How Do You Know If Your Automatic Gearbox is Broken?

The automatic transmission has been a marvel for many drivers who either couldn’t get to grips with the manual transmission or at least never felt comfortable with it. It frees up the driver’s attention and allows them to drive in a more relaxed manner as the automatic transmission manages all the gear shifts. It’s great […]

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Warning Signs that Your Clutch Needs to Be Replaced MILTA Technology
Jul 29, 2021
Warning Signs that Your Clutch Needs to Be Replaced

There’s no two ways about it, your car’s clutch is a critically important component that it cannot do without. A quality clutch that has not been abused by its owner should last for about 60,000 miles before it needs replacing. The very best of them might last as long as 100,000 miles, while the most […]

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Things You Should Never Do With The DSG Automatic Gearbox MILTA Technology
Jul 08, 2021
Things You Should Never Do With The DSG Automatic Gearbox

DSG, Direct-Shift Gearboxes or Dual-Clutch Gearboxes have their roots in racing and, surprisingly, also farming (they were used in tractors). By using two clutches, the gear shifts in modern DSG automatic gearboxes are quick and precise, really precise. By executing shifts with the help of two clutches, you don’t lose any traction between gear changes. […]

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How to Recognize a Delayed Engagement and What You Can Do About It MILTA Technology
Jun 11, 2021
How to Recognize a Delayed Engagement and What You Can Do About It

We said it once, and we will say it again; being able to recognize common automatic gearbox issues and knowing how to take action is half the battle. The problem at hand is called a “delayed engagement”. There is nothing worse than shifting into drive or reverse and getting no immediate response from your gearbox. […]

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