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HONDA TRANSMISSION PROBLEMS--- CHECK THIS OUT
Posted on:Saturday, February 14, 2015

Honda transmissions were about the best transmission up until 1998 at which time Honda changed the material they were building their transmission out of with softer aluminum.  This has caused quite a stir and needless to say a lot of dissatisfaction, with the Honda Transmission.  This is not wholly Honda's problem alone the same problem is plaguing all manufacturers transmissions.  The key to any longevity is service, get your Honda transmission serviced more regularly. Manufacturers have agendas in suggesting lengthy  services or no service at all. Rather than impeach the manufacturer lets us understand what is happening.  Inside Honda transmissions is a valve body that has a tremendous amount of activity and this activity caused components to wear. The valve body is much like the "heart of the transmission ".   The valves wear out inside the valve body called the bore. Debris suspended in the transmission fluid causes abrasion as this abrasion continues serious wear happens, the regulator body part of the valve body wears out first not the problems begin to really present themselves. With the now worn out regulator body the torque converter can no longer firmly apply and begins itself to wear out by slipping that in happening totally without the driver of the Honda knowledge as it is completely unperceptive. The damage to the torque happens quickly burning and flaking the clutch material off and trapping it in the transmission  filter. Up till this point you have been unaware that anything is happening.  The unfortunate fact is the damage is already done.  With the Honda transmission filter filling up with torque converter materiel it becomes over laden with clutch debris and the transmission fluid no longer can pass through properly causing  damage now to the other clutches (lower gears) in the transmission causing further clutch material to get hot and flake collecting in the transmission filter.  You know you have a problem NOW, because your HONDA transmission is slipping. Maybe it is OK in the morning but not so good after driving for just a short period of time. At this point the HONDA transmission FILTER has alot of material trapped inside.  The material may settle out of place while the Honda has been sitting for a while but once starting the car and putting into drive the settled material will be drawn back in place causing significant or complete loss of fluid flow causing further slipping and damage to the transmission.  Most of this could have been avoided with a good maintenance plan.  Beware if the transmission repair shop is not replacing the regulator body in you HONDA transmission you will be back in under 15,000 doing the job over again especially if you own a Odyssey, Pilot or MDX, and this is usually just after your warranty with the other guys wears out.  At AAMCO Transmisson all our automatic transmissions have a 10 year  warranty. WHY WOULD YOU GO ANY WHERE ELSE? Get you Honda transmission done right the first time


 
 
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