Is It Supposed To Sound Like That?

Is It Supposed To Sound Like That?

From experienced automotive professionals to the average driver, we’ve all heard mysterious sounds coming from our cars, but should we worry? The simple answer is yes. Automobiles are becoming increasingly complex, so it’s important to ‘listen’ to your vehicle, and to...

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What is a Transmission?

What is a Transmission?

Your car's transmission is the most complicated and least understood major component in your car or truck. In today's cars, the transmission is a combination of sophisticated hydraulics and computer-controlled electronic components.' The transmission is a mechanical...

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Extend Transmission Life by Reducing Heat

Extend Transmission Life by Reducing Heat

The most common cause of automatic transmission failure is heat. You can get more miles out of your transmission by reducing the heat heat builds up during normal operation. Here are a few things you can do to help reduce heat, and keep your transmission working...

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How do I know if I need a New Transmission

How do I know if I need a New Transmission

Your transmission suddenly isn't shifting right. So what's wrong with it? Do you need your transmission rebuilt? Good questions. Unfortunately, the answer is: No one knows. At least, not yet. To find out what's causing your transmission problem, a technician is going...

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Preventing a Transmission Breakdown

Preventing a Transmission Breakdown

The Importance of Transmission Care Prevention is better than cure. You've probably heard that said plenty of times. The phrase is most often used to talk about health and medicine, but it is just as valid to apply it to vehicles. It's great if your problem can be...

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Do ATF Additives Really Work?

Do ATF Additives Really Work?

As you stroll along the isles of your local auto parts store, you'll stumble across a section dedicated to automatic transmission fluid additives. The labels on these additives offer promises that range from simply making your transmission last longer, all the way up...

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