4 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Automatic Transmission Cooling System

There are a number of symptoms that could point to an issue with your vehicle’s transmission cooling system. Learn about them in this article, as well as what you can do if you notice these signs. Automatic transmission cooling systems are designed to keep the transmission in your car working and prevent any damage. But that doesn’t mean these systems …

Transmission Rebuild 101: Your Quick Guide to Some Common Issues

“There is a problem with your transmission.” These words are likely to scare the average car owner more than any others due to the reputation of transmissions being extremely costly to replace. We buy drivetrain warranties and extended warranties on our cars to avoid having to worry about hearing these words. But with cars being kept on the road longer, …

Can You Get Your Hands on the Automatic Transmission Parts You Need?

Sometimes it’s not easy to find the automatic transmission parts you need for your transmission rebuild quickly enough to deliver the level of service your company depends on for repeat business.  There are several reasons why the automatic transmission components you seek can be hard to get your hands on.   Reasons You Can’t Find the Automatic Transmission Parts You …

4 Reasons Switching from Manual to Automatic Transmission Is a Good Move

With changes in demand, switching from manual to automatic transmission may be a smart decision. This article outlines a few reasons your clients may want to consider it.   At one time, manual transmissions had many advantages over their automatic counterparts – cars with manual transmissions were easier to maintain, their fuel economy and performance outpaced automatics, and they were …

Is a Manual or Automatic Transmission Better? 4 Myths Debunked

When your clients are deciding between a vehicle with a manual or automatic transmission, the misinformation can be difficult for them to see through. This article debunks four common myths about automatic transmissions. Buying a car is a big decision. With so many choices—color, make, model, style—the process can be overwhelming. To make matters even more difficult, a lot of …

4 Ways Your Customers Can Make Their Aftermarket Transmission Rebuilds Last Longer

Give your customers these tips if you want to help them make their aftermarket transmission parts last longer. You know exactly how important it is to keep a transmission in good working order, but do your customers? Not only is it a critical part of any functioning car—it is also one of the most expensive systems to replace if something …

​​How Quality Transmission Rebuild Parts Improve Your Reputation

Trying to build your shop’s reputation for quality work? The transmission rebuild parts you use can affect rebuild longevity, which can lead to more business. In this industry, a good reputation is invaluable. Customers have plenty of choices when it comes to getting work done on their transmission, so you should be doing everything you can to stand out. When …

OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts: 3 Key Differences to Help You Decide

In the debate over OEM vs. aftermarket parts, there is a lot of misinformation derailing the conversation. While many customers lean toward OEM parts, this is usually due to confusion surrounding the quality of aftermarket parts. As experts in the industry, we’re here to clear up some false perceptions that may be preventing you from choosing the best part for …

Lower Cost of Ownership: Evidence Supports Aftermarket Allison Transmission Parts

Whether or not you’ve read our post on the interesting history of Allison Transmission, you probably already know that aftermarket Allison Transmission parts are some of the most reliable pieces that GFX stocks. According to a 3-year study that the company released just last month, they now have proof that the brand’s automatics reduce a vehicle’s Total Cost of Ownership …

Automatic Transmission Rebuild Kit: Overhaul vs. Master

The automatic transmission rebuild kit you choose will depend on your needs as a repair shop and the needs of your clients. Transmission overhaul kits contain the non-metal components that you need to rebuild a transmission. They include, but are not limited to, parts such as O-rings, D-rings, paper gaskets, and seals, many of which take a ton of wear …