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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? 

Benefits of Auxiliary Transmission Coolers - Does Your Vehicle Need One?

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Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for 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.

External Components - Making Your Manual Transmission Work

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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 Do I Keep My Transmission In Top Shape?

mechanic with gloves on holding transmission parts

Transmissions are complex pieces of equipment. Systems and components rely heavily on one another, and everything needs to be in working order for proper function. When one thing fails, there’s a snowball effect, and malfunctions and damages begin to occur. What can you do to make sure you keep it working? At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we want to help when you need it, but we also want to teach you how to maintain your vehicle on your own. Good maintenance is the single largest contributing factor to how long your transmission will last and how well it will continue to work. Here are a few key points on maintenance from the Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited technicians.

How To Avoid Transmission Failure

At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we know that hearing you need a new transmission is a dreaded affair. Here’s some advice from the transmission experts on how to prevent that day from coming.

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.

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.

If You Have To Turn The Key More Than Once - You Might Have A Problem

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At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, our goal is to help you understand your transmission a little better and keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road. If you ever hit the key and your engine fails to turn over, whether it’s once a month, once a week, or every day, you’ve got the beginnings of an issue worth dealing with.

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.

JASPER - Products You Can Trust

Dennis Bertles a Navy Seabee Veteran

At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville we provide only the best products to our customers and that’s why we are proud to partner with Jasper Engines and Transmissions. Every day at our shop we provide repairs for a multitude of customers who truly rely on JASPER products to keep their vehicles going strong. Meet Mr. Dennis Bertles, a Navy Seabee veteran and an awesome guy that loves his JASPER products. He depends on JASPER’s 3-year, 100,000-mile warranty and loves the products that they offer.  Mr. Bertles has a Jasper Vortec 5.3L long block engine replacement and a Jasper transfer case replacement in his 2005 Tahoe. Thank you Mr. Bertles for your service to our country and for your dedication to the JASPER brand.

Keep Your Replacement Transmission Running Smoothly

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Once your transmission has been replaced and you’re shifting smoothly once more, you’ll probably want to keep it running smoothly. Here are some tips from Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL to help keep you reliably on the road.

Keeping Track of Maintenance - Why It’s So Important

mechanic working on car Keeping track of maintenance done on your fleet vehicles and commercial trucks is one of the most important aspects of fleet management. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we track maintenance and repairs for a number of reasons. Here’s why:

Manual Transmissions Do What?

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Just because manual transmissions aren’t as common these days as they used to be, there are still many out there, and at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, our certified technicians know how to keep them running at their best.

Protect Your Vehicle From Transmission Shifting Issues

gear shift on a vehicle

If your transmission isn’t shifting correctly, you’ll want to be careful about how you choose to proceed. The best thing to do is turn the vehicle off and have a professional take a look at it, but if that isn’t an option, there are some steps you can take to ensure nothing gets damaged. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL we can take a look at your issues and also give you some tips on what to do when that option isn't available yet. 

Putting My Manual Transmission Together

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Once you know what's in your transmission, and what’s connected to it, it’s much easier to understand how it works. Let's take a look at how it all comes together. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we want to make sure you know how your car works so you can keep it in great condition.

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