Your car is a complex machine, made up of many moving parts that all need to work together in order to get you where you need to go. A typical transmission alone can have hundreds—if not more than a thousand—parts. The sheer complexity of a transmission system is one of the reasons why transmission repair can be rather expensive. There are also many different types of transmission systems, so it takes a skilled mechanic to be able to diagnose and fix a variety of transmission problems. In this infographic from Superior Transmissions, your transmission repair shop in the D.C. metro area, you’ll get a look at a few of the basic components of a transmission system and a better understanding of what can make transmission repair jobs expensive. For the sake of your car, however, you can’t afford not to make these repairs. Please share this information with your friends and neighbors.