A wide array of sensors and modules control your transmission, but what exactly do they do and how do they lead to symptoms of transmission failure? In many cases, there may be at least ten different modules that directly or indirectly control and provide feedback to your transmission. The number of modules that vehicles use… Read More


Transmission Rebuild vs. Remanufactured Transmission What’s the difference between a transmission rebuild and a remanufactured transmission? Rebuilding a transmission is an in-depth process that requires a significant amount of labor. This involves removing the transmission, inspecting, cleaning and replacing “hard” parts and then reassembling the transmission as a completed unit with all of its “soft… Read More


Look For These Transmission Failure Signs Transmission related repairs tend to be one of the costliest when it comes to your vehicle. This is why it’s important to catch transmission failure signs as early as possible. In most every case you can avoid costly repairs simply by performing maintenance at regular scheduled intervals per your… Read More


How to Tell When It’s Time for a Powertrain Transmission Check-Up It’s happened to all of us. You’re driving down the street and notice something isn’t quite right with your car. It’s making new and unsettling noises. You take your car to a mechanic and he tells you that your powertrain transmission is shot. What… Read More


The manual transmission is becoming less and less popular while its automatic counterpart is conquering the auto world. Both of them are equally complicated and sometimes do require repair. Knowing the difference between the two can help you understand why manual transmission repair Reno is substantially different from automatic transmission repair. The Major Difference The… Read More


In order to keep up with growing business, General Transmission has expanded its borders. Still in the same convenient location, we have been able to add an additional 2100 square feet to our shop. This expansion has changed the game for us making us one of the top transmission shops in the Reno, NV area. It… Read More


Foresighted, Loyal to Industry & Family As originally seen in Transmission Digest Magazine Pete Attashian strives to elevate his transmission shop to “new-generation” status, expanding his reach, cultivating the best employees, making the most of current marketing and research techniques. His father, Vasken Attashian, founded the business in 1994, setting a tone of honesty and… Read More