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Are You Facing Shifting Issues?

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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. 

ASE Certified Technician for Transmission Care

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.

Bad Transmission? Fix It or Sell It?

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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? 

Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

car parts At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

Choosing the Right Fluid for Your Transmission

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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.

Do You Drive A Manual? Here Is What You Need To Know About Your Clutch Disc!

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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.

Don't Let Your Fleet Engine Fail You

Engine Maintenance

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.

Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

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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.

External Components - Making Your Manual Transmission Work

gear shift on a vehicle

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.

Hints Your Transmission Is Failing

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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.

How can you tell if your transmission is slipping?

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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.

How Do I Choose A New Transmission?

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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.

How Do I Fix My Manual Transmission Problem?

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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.

How To Protect Your Transmission Investment

At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we know your car, truck, or SUV is far more than just a vehicle. It’s a lifeline...getting you to work, your kids to school, carrying groceries, and taking you anywhere you need to go. It’s also a huge investment, and one worth protecting.

How Transmission Leaks are Detected

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Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

Hydraulic Basics To Keep You Running

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The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.

Is "Remanufactured" Worth It?

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What does “remanufactured” mean, and is it something you want? At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we strive for great service and a job well done. Part of that is equipping you with the knowledge you need to understand what’s going on when a repair is necessary on your car, truck or SUV. “Remanufactured” is a word that you’ll encounter in the automotive world. Many people perceive that to mean “used”, but that isn’t the case - here’s what you need to know.

Is it Okay to Downshift to Slow Down?

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If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville explains.

Is Your Pilot Bearing Causing Problems?

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If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

Is Your Transmission Shuddering?

close up of a transmission

Transmissions may experience an array of issues, some more serious (or annoying) than others. Since transmissions play a vital role in the operation of your vehicle, it's important to know what to look out for. If your transmission is shuddering, here’s some advice from our team here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL.

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