Category: Auto Repair

Advice from the Transmission Technicians

November 28th, 2018 by

When was the last time you got in your car and wondered how its transmission was doing? It probably isn’t the first thing on your mind. If you are like most drivers, you might not even be exactly sure what your transmission is doing every time you get on the road, but don’t worry! These

What is a CVT and How Does it Work?

August 31st, 2018 by

Continuously Variable Transmission A Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) is a type of automatic transmission, although it is noticeably different than a conventional automatic you might be used to. The CVT does not need to rev at different speeds through changing gears like other transmissions to accelerate. Rather, it accelerates steadily and powerfully to save on

Everything You Need to Know About Your Transmission

January 26th, 2018 by

The transmission is one of the most intricate parts of your vehicle. This being said, sometimes drivers get confused about what it actually does and why it’s important. Transmissions are a lot more important than people think, and here we will discuss why. What does it do? The transmission is the machine in your car

When is it time for a new transmission?

December 27th, 2017 by

When is it time for a new transmission? The lifespan of transmissions can vary, depending on the vehicle and how well maintenance is kept up with. With estimates ranging for 100,000 miles to 200,000 miles, it can be hard to tell when you may need a new transmission- if you do at all. Below are

Manual vs Automatic: What’s Better?

September 28th, 2017 by

There’s a long-standing argument amongst automotive enthusiasts of what’s better – manual or automatic transmission? Think of it like a NY sports fan: Jets or Giants? Yankees or Mets? It’s likely that you emphatically root for one team and detest the other. Well, that’s what we’re talking about when it comes to choosing a transmission

Transmission Fluid Change: When? Why? How?

June 30th, 2017 by

A lot of times when people think about car maintenance they think “how important is it- really?” Whether you’re talking about the engine, transmission, brake, etc- it is important to know what is important! A common question is “Is it important to change my car’s transmission fluid?” The simple answer – yes. The confusion comes

How They Work: Automatic Transmission VS Manual Transmission

March 31st, 2017 by

Your vehicle’s transmission is like the delivery man of your car, transferring power from the engine to the wheel’s axles. That power then rotates the wheels, moving your car, to get you wherever you need to go. There are two basic types of transmissions: automatic transmission and manual transmission. Both types of transmissions accomplish this

Understanding a Healthy Transmission

December 5th, 2016 by

As the owner of a vehicle, it is important to properly maintain a healthy transmission. Failure to recognize the importance of this will not only negatively affect the length of your vehicle’s life but the overall quality and performance of your day to day drive. And let’s not forget the huge financial impact that is

Automatic Transmission Do’s and Don’ts

September 1st, 2016 by

Transmissions are a fundamental piece of your vehicle that allows it to carry you all over the city. Here are 5 tips to help keep your automatic transmission in tiptop shape so that you can drive longer and farther! Forget to use your Parking Break Like myself, you may have believed that the parking break

Common Warning Signs of a Failing Transmission

June 18th, 2016 by

The transmission in your car is one of the most important and structurally complicated components in the entire vehicle. The sophisticated hydraulics and computer controlled electronic portions work together to change gears within the engine. The engine transfers power to the wheels in order to move your car. While transmission repair can be costly, routine