If you drive a standard shift vehicle, you probably know your clutch is an important part of your driving experience. Proper maintenance and use of the clutch will dramatically increase its lifespan, saving you a lot of money in the future. Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville explains:
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Does your car, truck, or SUV shift at the wrong moment? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the solution. Shift point issues can manifest themselves in two ways; either your car will rapidly shift through several or all the gears at low speed, low rpm, getting to the highest gear before you’ve gained enough momentum, or shifts will be delayed, the transmission refusing to shift until far into the RPM range.
It is inevitable that the sun will rise and set each day - so too is the inevitability of clutch wear if you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission. Unlike the sun, however, you have a lot of control over how fast that wear occurs. Here’s some information on riding the clutch, and why you should stop doing it.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we understand that the care for your vehicle is in the details. Transmission work, more so than any other type of maintenance or repair, requires a keen eye and specific know-how.
So, you’ve determined your transmission is bad. What next? Choosing what to do can be overwhelming, and you need someone you can trust to help you decide what work needs to be done. Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL is here to help you make the right decision when it comes to your transmission. There are a few things to consider when your transmission goes out. You might feel inclined to just get a new car, but should you?
In life, you learn that more expensive doesn’t always mean better. When it comes to transmission fluid, does it matter? Are name brand fluids better than the cheapest option? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has the answers.
If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you already know you have a clutch. But what exactly is it, and what does it do? At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we believe that knowing a little more about your car better prepares you to keep it maintained. Here’s what you should know about your clutch disc.
What does a flex plate do, and how do you know if yours is faulty? Your vehicle may be telling you things you may not know. Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the answers you need.
Your fleet or commercial vehicles are heavy duty machines that see a lot of wear and tear. When your engine mounts begin to fail, sometimes it feels like the whole vehicle is falling apart. Get your vehicle back into shape with the professional technicians at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, transmission maintenance and repair is our specialty. Here’s some information on your transmission pump - what it does, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.
There are many parts and systems outside of the car’s transmission that is equally as important as the parts and systems inside the transmission. Without them, the transmission won’t do much. There’s no way to transfer power from the engine to the shafts, disengage it to shift the gears, or power the differential without them. Just in case you need us, at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we can help keep your transmission in top shape, but here’s what you need to know.
Your transmission suddenly isn’t shifting right. So what’s wrong with it? Do you need your transmission rebuilt? To find out what’s causing your transmission problem, one of our technicians here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited is going to have to perform a series of tests. Basically, these tests are designed to answer the simple question: “Is it inside or outside?” That is, is the problem inside the transmission, or in one of the many control systems that operate the transmission?
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we know that transmissions are witchcraft to most people. More often than not, if major damage has occurred, it’s a lot more time and cost-effective to just replace the entire unit and get a fresh start. Our trained technicians at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited want to keep you informed so you are aware of what to look out for.
A slipping transmission is never a good thing. What causes it, what forms does it take, and how do you know if yours is slipping? From Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, here’s what you need to know.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, your car, truck or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there, and we’re here to help you make the right choice. Our technicians can help you decide based on your budget, vehicle and lifestyle. We're here to get your car going again and earn your business in the future.
Manual transmissions are generally more reliable than automatic transmissions. They don’t have as many parts, aren’t as complex, and can take a lot more abuse. However, if an issue is allowed to persist, more and more damage to surrounding components on your manual transmission will occur. Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL can help you take care of your car as soon as you notice a problem.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we know that transmissions are one of the greatest technological marvels of the automotive world. How does a standard shift transmission work? Why should you care? Our expert technicians here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville have the answers.
Whether you’ve never had any trouble out of your transmission, or you are all too familiar with transmission issues, you may wonder how often a transmission requires repair. In truth, it really just depends. There are hundreds of different transmissions, some more reliable than others, with different levels of stress demanded of them. Age, mileage, type, and usage are all aspects of the transmission condition.
You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville.