Bellingham Transmission


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Is Your Transmission Giving You Signs?

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Your vehicle will usually give you warning signs to tell you when the transmission is starting to fail, and the sooner you bring the vehicle in for repairs and maintenance, the greater your chances will be of avoiding of a full rebuild. The key is to not ignore the symptoms when they occur. One common sign your transmission is failing … Continue reading

Seeking Entry Level Mechanic!

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Locally owned and operated, Barrett Transmission Specialties is looking to add to our team! If you have a great work ethic, take pride in your work and have a great sense of humor, Barrett Transmission would love to hear from you! Striving to be the best in the industry, Barrett Transmission offers excellent pay, benefits, and training for team members. … Continue reading

Make Sure Your Transmission Doesn’t Overheat This Holiday Weekend!

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Are you headed out for one final camping trip of the season?¬† Towing large trailers or hauling big loads add strain to your vehicle’s transmission sometimes leading¬† to overheating. Newer cars have temperature sensors on the transmission and either have a gauge or a warning light that will come on to tell you that your transmission is getting hot. On … Continue reading

Tips to Extend the Life of Your Vehicle’s Transmission


A little maintenance and care of your vehicle’s transmission can go a long way when it comes to extending its life. Below are some quick tips for you to easily and effectively extend the life of your transmission: Check and change your transmission fluid regularly. Barrett Transmission recommends you check your fluid once a month and change it every 30,000 … Continue reading

Transmission Problems You Can’t Ignore

Are you noticing something different going on with your vehicle’s transmission? Transmission issues are not something you want to ignore. The staff at Barrett Transmission put together a list of the top five signs transmission issues to be aware of: 1. Transmission slipping Are you noticing that you are driving in a certain gear and then it changes for no … Continue reading

Learn How to Protect Your Transmission

Your Transmission is crucial to the performance and function of your vehicle, because it enables your vehicle to actually move by adapting the energy output of the engine to the drive wheels. Your transmission is one of the most important parts of a vehicle. Whether you know what it does or how it works, most people know that when a … Continue reading

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