Q: What does the Service Transmission message mean?

asked by on January 04, 2016

What does the Service Transmission message mean?

The Service Transmission message can appear on the driver information center (DIC). When the DIC displays this alert, then the transmission is not operating properly and should be serviced as soon as possible.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

What others are asking

How do I seek for a radio station?

Seeking allows you to quickly and easily access all of the available radio stations. When seeking, the radio will find the next station that comes in clearly, and play it. To seek, quickly press and release one of the two...

I need to know where timing marks are for 2013 cruze lt 1.4

Hi there. If you are completing this job for the first time, it's probably a good idea to purchase a service and repair manual for your 2013 Chevrolet Cruze. This will give you step-by-step instructions, including providing you with illustration...

My steering wheel stays to the right when I drive straight.

The power steering gear is held to the frame using two large bolts going through the rack and pinion mount bushings. The bushings will get worn or oil soaked and will allow the entire rack and pinion to shift to...

How do I transfer a phone call from the Bluetooth system to my phone?

If you are having a phone call through the Bluetooth system, you can transfer the call to your mobile device at any point, such as when you stop and get out of the vehicle. To do so, simply press the...

How do I reset the Maintenance Minder?

The Maintenance Minder lets you know when your vehicle is due for regular maintenance. The system can be reset after your car has received maintenance. Here’s how to reset the Maintenance Minder using the multi-information display: 1. Turn the ignition...

When replacing ball joints can you just replace the ball joints or do you have to replace the whole control arm?

The ball joint on this vehicle can be replaced separately from the lower control arm. However, on this vehicle it is also a known problem where the ball joint becomes loose inside the mounting in the lower control arm and...

Car does not go into gear.

Most of the time when this issue occurs it is due to the shift interlock solenoid going bad. Systems that use this part usually have a manual override button near the shifter in order to manually shift into a gear....

Car put in park, started reversing, gear shifter stuck - 2014 Cadillac ATS

Hi! There may be a misadjustment between the shift lever and the transmission that caused this issue. A fault with shifter operation could also be to blame. The failure to restart may actually be due to the safety switch that...

I have a 2012 chevy cruze my and I have a code that popped up p0171 for system lean bank 1 what could it ?

A number of things may cause code P0171 to be triggered. As the code indicates, this means there is a lean fuel condition which may be caused by a lack of fuel supply or in some cases, a vacuum leak....

Related articles

5 Car Parts Potholes Can Damage
Car damage from potholes is common during the spring season. Check for tire bulges, suspension problems, and body damage if you drive over a pothole.
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Mazda CX-9
If If you’re having a hard time picking between a luxury sedan and an SUV, the 2012 Mazda CX-9 is definitely worth a look. It has the exterior of a mid-size SUV, but inside, you’ll find a world of luxury...
How to Handle a Car With Total Brake Failure
Brake Brake failure is terrifying and most motorists consider it to be a worst-case scenario. Here are a few things to keep in mind in case you find yourself in such a situation. Awareness of your surroundings is key....