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Rebuilt Sienna Van Transmissions work Better than New

Sienna Vans are on my mind today. My wife and I rent a van every year and take a trip north to see our family’s. We like the Toyota Sienna van, it’s roomy and comfy. It drives nice and suits our bill [we have 2 dogs]. Plus I trust Toyota vehicles not to let me down. I like Toyota transmissions, they have always been of the finest and best working.

Because I’m a transmission guy, I can say Toyota transmissions are good ones and last a long time. I always evaluate and think about the transmission in any car I’m riding in or driving, and what would I do if it failed. Transmission men think that way. Rebuilt Sienna Van Transmissions work Better than New ones from the dealer, if you buy it from GotTransmissions.com., that is.

Simply put, we have more time to perform a perfect assembly, we use better parts, and the clincher is we make some critical updates which make this a better transmission than when it was new. It’s Almost needless to say this, GotTransmissions.com is “Where Our Customers Send Their Friends.”

I could not tell by driving it if it has 4 or 5 forward gears. It definitely has a feature called lockup. That is a gas saving feature that is very subtle. Many folks are not aware of it. In a way, it’s like an extra forward gear that applies very smoothly at about 45 to 55 mph, depending on your acceleration rate.

By now, most folks know that front wheel drive cars are very popular, and the Sienna has a FWD system called Transverse mounting. It’s very common nowadays in most front wheel drive cars, vans and trucks. The engine and transmission are bolted together and mounted sideways under the hood. It’s a very efficient and light weight system, which drives great.

In general the transmission worked very nicely. I would need to get used to the shifter, I’m not used to shifters in unusual spots, because all of my current cars are old. The good things about the tranny are things like this: it shifts seamlessly smooth. When you put it in gear, forward or reverse, you can’t even feel the engagement. A typical Toyota Transmission. I also want to mention the cruise control. Very accurate.

The only thing I “felt”, and it was most likely nothing, is how the transmission works at very slow speeds, less than 15 mph. It seems to “hang” in creeper gear to long. I failed to mention that I have been a professional transmission mechanic, diagnostician and shop owner since 1982. I sold my shop in 2006.

I don’t know everything about transmissions. I still study them so I can write accurate posts, but the creeping I felt may be programmed from the factory. Anyway, 99 percent of the people would never even notice it. It’s a way of creeping from a dead stop with minimal effort to save driveline wear. My advise, don’t worry about it, if you can even feel it.

A rebuilt Sienna transmission, 100 percent remanufactured to specs, or more, in some areas is very cost effective, improved with the updates, guaranteed well, and one more thing. It’s the GREEN way to go. Call GotTransmissions.com and ask anything you want to ask about your Sienna transmission. We know you need to speak with a qualified professional. We take pride in being a green company.

Allow us to explain everything you want to know in terms that make sense. Our customer service is outstanding. At least that is what our customers say. Find out yourself, call 866-320-1182. You will find our reps. courteous and informative.



Buy BMW X3 Transmissions and Drive Line Parts

A compact crossover sports utility vehicle made by BMW, the X3 was introduced in 2004. BMW likes to put their own name tags on vehicles, thus it is marketed as a SAV, sports activity vehicle. It’s really a 4 door station wagon looking ride with typical Bimmer body lines and a neat transmission-drive-line feature called BMW xDrive.

I want to talk about xDrive in a minute, the first generation X3 made from 2003 to 2010 used a 6 speed automatic overdrive transmission. Second generation X3 models used 8 speed automatic transmissions. Also offered is a 6 speed manual transmission.

Buy BMW X3 Transmissions and Drive Line Parts at everyday low prices, no gimmicks or add-ons. GotTransmissions.com sells complete transmissions, all automatic units come with the torque converter. All rebuilt manual transmissions use genuine original German parts.

The basic chassis design is what we call a longitudinal design in the industry. That means the engine and transmission are mounted up front, and the rear differential is in the back. A driveshaft transmits power to the rear differential.

In the four wheel drive models, a transfer case is mounted to the transmission, and a front drive axle is used up front. The transfer case effectively splits the power between the front and rear differentials. xDrive is a fancy name for a tried and true system.

The transfer case in xDrive had a power splitting differential inside it. This splits the power evenly and seamlessly in slippery situations. It’s a very well designed system that works right on the spot to avoid dangerous situations. I hear rave reviews from customers on xDrive.

The transmissions used in the automatic versions are very hi technology units with plenty of forward gears. Taking advantage of the engines power with better control and addiing more fuel mileage with an extreme overdrive ratio. FYI: This low RPM performance adds life to the engine as well. The purpose of adding gears to the transmission to to provide the optimal engine speed for any driving speed.

It all sounds so complicated, and it is. You don’t need a degree in transmissions to choose the best one for your needs. You do need a certain amount of education though. Don’t fool yourself, let us provide that information for free. We want you to choose the best replacement transmission too.

It only makes sense to call one our professional staff members and discuss your needs with someone who really understands the business and how to help people out with transmission problems. Replacing your X3 transmission is not a light decision to make. The best unit becomes the least expensive one in this case.

Although selling used transmissions and crate transmissions are two of our options, we recommend our transmissions as your best value for the money. It’s also the GREEN way to go. So call 866-320-1182 and find out why GotTransmissions.com is “Where our customers send their friends”.