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Stay Local with Barrett Transmission

At Barrett Transmission understand that Bellingham is a community focused town. Therefore,  keeping jobs in Bellingham and Whatcom County is a priority at Barrett Transmission. We are proud to be an in-house rebuild facility offering transmission and  transfer case rebuilds directly at our shop. If you would like to learn more about Barrett Tranmission and the services we offers, call … Continue reading

Do You Know What This Warning Light Means?

Modern vehicle’s dash panels can be confusing, especially when there’s no explanation of the warning indicator lights that might pop up.   If the above light comes on, it’s important to know what it means. Automatic transmissions are full of sensors monitoring things like fluid temperature, fluid level, pressure inside the transmission.If the computer detects anything abnormal in your transmission, … Continue reading

Taking Care of Your Vehicle’s Transmission

Taking care of your car if your important. Just like taking care of your body, preventative maintenance  is important!. You might be trying to eat healthier to lower your blood pleasure or exercise to make your muscles stronger.  Your car is the same way, a little care and preventative maintenance can go a long way and save you in the … Continue reading

Do You Drive a Stick Shift? It May Help in Winter Driving!

Do you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission?   While some think driving a stick shift may sound difficult, many seasoned manual drivers say driving a stick shirt makes it easier to navigate through difficult winter driving conditions.  Shifting manually can help in winter driving because of the added control the manual shifting provides. With the possibility of snow in … Continue reading

Clutch Care Tips

The way you drive your vehicle makes a difference in the length of your clutch’s life. Driver error when using your clutch can wreak havoc on your vehicle. It’s important to avoid the following to maintain the life of your vehicle’s clutch: Towing loads too heavy for your vehicle Revving the engine excessively when starting out. Resting your foot on … Continue reading

Proud Sponsor of Flag Football

Flag football

Barrett Transmission has the pleasure of sponsoring a Mt. Baker Youth Flag Football team this year. It was a fantastic season and we are so proud of those kiddos!

Is Your Transmission Giving You Signs?

Barrett Shifting

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!

Barrett Hiring

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!

Barrett Trailer

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

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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

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