ZF Auto Gearbox Repairs

What Is A ZF Auto Gearbox?

ZF is one of the oldest and most respected manufacturers of gearboxes. They have been making gearboxes for over XXX.

The most common modern box is the 8HP is ZF Friedrichshafen AG’s trademark name for its eight-speed automatic transmission models (8-speed transmission with Hydraulic converter and Planetary gear sets) for longitudinal engine applications, designed and built by ZF’s subsidiary in Saarbrücken It had its debut in the BMW 7 Series (F01) 760Li saloon fitted with the V12 engine, and since then each new BMW model in all Series down to the 1 Series in rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive versions have the option to been equipped with it.

One of its main aims is to improve vehicle fuel economy, and it can achieve an 11% saving compared to the ZF 6-speed transmission and 14% versus modern 5-speed transmissions and due to changes to the internal design of the gearbox, the shift times have reduced to 200 milliseconds; additionally, the unit brings the ability to shift in a non-sequential manner – going from gear 8 to gear 2 in extreme situations. In the 8HP70 version, it has a torque handling limit of 700 newton-metres (516 lbf⋅ft), and weighs only 87 kilograms (192 lbs)

If you are looking to get a ZF automatic transmission repair then give us a call today on 01772 259 068 to ensure that you get the best service and value for money possible.

What are Some Of The Most Common Problems with ZF Auto Gearboxes?

In the last few weeks our mechanics have carried out some repairs to both X-Drive and rear wheel drive BMW vehicles with the modern 8-speed ZF transmission gearboxes.  We have the most upto date dealership standard diagnostics for accurate fault code reading. Our skilled technicians can read and interpret diagnostic data. Their knowledge and experience enables them to identify issues and problems without fault codes.

we can therefore easily resolve the most common problems:

  1. Harsh Gear Shifting.
  2. Low Power/No Torque
  3. Unable to get into first or second gear.
  4. General Transmission Faults.

All these problems can cause serious problems and damage to the gearbox if left unrepaired. In some cases, they can lead to you losing control of the car or a breakdown due to not being able to enter any of the gears. So, as soon as you notice any of these issues, you need to get in touch with our experts here at Automatic Transmissions!

Complete ZF Auto Gearbox Repairs

Here at Automatic Transmissions, we can provide a complete range of ZF auto gearbox repairs. We can quickly diagnose the cause of any issues you’re experiencing, from inability to enter certain gears to weakened torque. Whatever kind of ZF auto gearbox repairs you need; we are here for you.

Our experienced team of mechanics and ZF engineers can quickly repair any kind of ZF auto gearbox. As an independent garage (based in Huddersfield), we can provide specialist repairs for much less than official garages. For a local, cost-effective service you can trust, get in touch today.

Reconditioned ZF Auto Gearboxes Replacement

If your ZF auto gearbox has suffered damage to the box which is too bad to allow for a repair, or is too expensive to be cost-effective, we can still help. We have access to high quality reconditioned ZF auto gearboxes and reconditioned models can typically be installed faster and for a lower cost than repairing a seriously damaged ZF auto gearbox.

ZF Auto Gearbox Service

Some manufactures advise that their transmissions are sealed for life, however we all know that in the real world even the best specification oils breakdown and get contaminated.
The life of your ZF transmission can be easily extended with a high quality service every 60,000 miles or every 6 years and in our expert opinion, not changing the oil can easily cause problems including slow or jerky gear shifts and in some cases premature transmission failures.
Regular gearbox servicing will restore the efficiency of your transmission and you will have that” like new feel” again with many miles of trouble, reliable free operation.

As you will see on the map, we are based within 10 minutes of the M6 and M55 motorways. As such, people from Manchester, Liverpool, Bolton, Wigan, Lancaster, Carlisle, Penrith and all northern cities can get to us within an hour or less. Remember, if your vehicle won’t drive we can come and collect it for a small expense.

We are the only FATE member in Preston and as such, we are the only firm to be a member of a nationally recognised body, dedicated to the science and craft of automatic gearbox repair. If your gearbox is broken, we can guarantee to fix it. looking for a ZF automatic gearbox specialist: Call us!