3 Engine Sounds You Should NEVER Ignore

mechanicalYou do not have to be a car expert to know that your engine is crucial and that engine repair is expensive. So, you don’t want to put off engine maintenance, especially if you are noticing a few characteristic engine sounds.

Transmission Slipping

Whether your vehicle is a standard or automatic, your transmission controls which gear your vehicle is in, and the gear your vehicle is in affects power, speed and fuel efficiency. If your transmission is slipping, your vehicle may Continue reading 3 Engine Sounds You Should NEVER Ignore

Standard vs. Automatic Transmission – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

fcaIf you’re in the market for a new car, chances are most of your options are vehicles with an automatic transmission. But, there are some manual transmissions out there to be had, and good reasons to consider them.

Manual Transmissions

If you opt for a manual transmission, this is what you may expect: Continue reading Standard vs. Automatic Transmission – The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

The Importance of Transmission Health

quanzYour car’s transmission is a critical system that converts power from your engine into a controlled force used to operate the vehicle. Itacts as a mediator between your car’s engine and its wheels. First, the power of your engine is converted into a rotational force called torque. The torque is then transferred to the axles, which rotate the wheels. Your transmission system also keeps your engine’s revolutions per minutes (RPM) and the RPM of your wheels at consistent and optimal levels.  Continue reading The Importance of Transmission Health