Troubleshooting Common Problems You'll Have With an Automatic Transmission


Your car's automatic transmission may last for many years without ever failing or seizing up. However, the transmission will need some maintenance and repairs over time, and getting these done quickly and as soon as you notice a problem will help ensure that it does last as long as possible. Note a few common problems you might experience with your car's automatic transmission so you know what to expect when it begins acting up.

17 March 2017

Stuck in Your Driveway? Three Things to Check to Try and Get Moving Again


Something always seems to go wrong when you're in a hurry. Maybe you're late when trying to pick the kids up from school, or trying to get to the bank before it closes. So perhaps it's not surprising that you have jumped into the car, turned the key, and nothing has happened. What next? Where do you begin when trying to figure the problem out? Narrowing It down It's likely that an electrical issue is causing you to be static, rather than mobile.

7 March 2017

Diff Repairs: Signs of a Malfunctioning Engagement Switch


An engagement switch is a component located at the clutch and will typically be found in vehicles with four-wheel drive capabilities. This component functions to control how the front axles of your vehicle engage. As such, when you turn on the switch, your vehicle's front differential is supposed to engage so that the front wheels of the car receive more power. Motorists with four-wheel drive vehicles will typically not pay much attention to this switch, as it tends to function without any incidence for a significant amount of time.

30 January 2017

Easy Tips to Avoid Engine Overheating


You can avoid one of the most common causes of car breakdown by ensuring that your car engine does not overheat. By knowing a few simple facts about the secret inner workings of your car's cooling system, you can prevent this potentially serious situation. Follow this quick guide to ensure that you never face engine failure from overheating and avoid the frustration of expensive repairs. Know Your Cooling System Basics

8 September 2016