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Spotlight on Transmission Maintenance

When you are scheduling routine repairs for your vehicle, you should be sure to include transmission maintenance. With regularly scheduled transmission maintenance from a transmission shop in San ...
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Synthetic Transmission Fluid 101

Much like synthetic motor oil, synthetic transmission fluid has become the standard for today’s manual and automatic transmission fluid. When your car is in need of an automatic transmission ...
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The Sounds of Transmission Problems

Transmissions are very complex machines that are not built to last forever. With that said, you can extend the life of your transmission by scheduling transmission maintenance every time you get an ...
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What Are the Signs of a Bad CV Joint?

The constant velocity joint—known as the CV joint—is a simple piece of machinery with a very important task. Read this article to find out which symptoms are indicative of a CV joint that ...
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Is Your Clutch Slipping?

As any transmission shop will tell you, clutches are only made to last for four to seven years. Factors such as your driving style and where you drive—especially the number and incline of hills ...
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Comparing Four-Wheel and All-Wheel Drive

Because cars and trucks have four wheels, it’s natural to assume that four-wheel drive is the same thing as all-wheel drive. But the two systems are actually different—each with a unique ...
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A Look at Differential Service

Differentials play an important role in the function of modern vehicles. In fact, when the differential fails you won’t get very far for very long. One of the best ways to prevent differential ...
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Spotting the Signs of a Bad Drive Axle

In rear-wheel drive cars and trucks, the drive axle is responsible for transmitting the rotational force of the engine (via the driveshaft) to the rear wheels. Like any other vehicle component, the ...
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Is Your Automatic Transmission Starting to Go?

The automatic transmission is a modern marvel, but like every other component inside your vehicle it won’t last forever. The good news is that you can keep your transmission running strong for a ...
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A Look at the Components of a Four-Wheel Drive System

Four-wheel drive trucks and SUVs allow you to go places that are all but inaccessible to standard two-wheel drive vehicles. If you’ve ever taken a four-wheel drive vehicle off-road, you know ...
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Signs of a Transmission Problem

If your vehicle is in need of transmission repair, you may notice several signs and symptoms. When your vehicle is in need of manual transmission repair, you may find that your transmission grinds as ...
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Deciding Between Two, Four, and All-Wheel Drive

When you are shopping for a new vehicle, choosing the right transmission for your driving needs is among the most important factors to consider. New vehicles are available with either two, four, or ...
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What Is a Differential?

When you schedule transmission repair in San Jose, you may hear your technician use unfamiliar words and phrases to describe your transmission work. One of the essential components of every modern ...
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Does Your Transfer Case Need Repairs?

If you drive a four wheel drive vehicle, it is important to make sure that you schedule transmission repair on a routine basis. Without routine transmission maintenance, you may find that your vehicle ...
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Preventative Maintenance for Your Transmission

Your transmission is among the most important internal components of your vehicle. As the system that transfers power from your engine to your wheels, your transmission is vital for powering your car ...
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Spotlight on Transfer Cases

If you have a vehicle that is equipped with four wheel drive, your transfer case is among the most essential elements of your transmission. As you put your vehicle into four wheel drive, your transfer ...
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Understanding How Automatic Transmissions Work

Until recent years, most passenger vehicles were equipped with manual transmissions. With the rise of the automatic transmission, driving has become more convenient than ever before. Over time, the ...
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How Your Clutch Works

When you bring your vehicle in for transmission work, your mechanic may need to perform clutch repair on your vehicle. Your clutch is equipped with transfer plates, which allow the transmission to ...
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The Process of Repairing Standard Transmissions

Standard transmission repair is an important part of keeping your vehicle on the road for many miles to come. If you drive a car with a standard transmission, it is important to schedule transmission ...
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Understanding the Different Types of Transmissions

The transmission is one of the most important systems in your car. Whether you drive a car with an automatic or manual transmission, chances are that your vehicle will require transmission repair at ...
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Checking Your Automatic Transmission Fluid

Checking your automatic transmission fluid is one of the most important steps of transmission repair. If your car has an automatic transmission, you can look under your hood for the transmission ...
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Working Together: The Transmission and Differential [INFOGRAPHIC]

You rely on your car to get you from place to place, whether you’re heading to work, running errands, or driving your kids to school. While it’s easy to take your car for granted, routine ...
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The Importance of Changing Your Transmission Fluid

Changing a transmission fluid change is one of the most important steps of automatic transmission repair. If you drive a vehicle with an automatic transmission, a fluid change at the correct interval ...
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CV Axle Repair 101

If you are having trouble handling your vehicle through turns, this could be a sign that your CV axle is in need of repair. Along with your differential, your CV axle is responsible for helping you ...
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How Does Your Clutch Work?

If you drive a car with a standard transmission, chances are that you will need to schedule clutch repair at some point in your car’s lifespan. Your clutch allows the rotating shafts of your ...
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