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Transmission Repair Tips

What is a Fail Safe?

You’re driving down the road, when all of a sudden the “check engine” light comes on and now the car seems to have no power and it won’t shift properly. Relax; chances are it’s not the transmission at all.

More likely, your car’s computer has put the system into failsafe operation. What that means is the computer found a problem that could damage the transmission if left unchecked. So it altered the transmission operation to protect it from being damaged.

The transmission physicians at your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center can check the system for you.

They’ll fix your problem and get your transmission working like new.

Because, at Cottman, that’s what we do.