When it comes to transmissions, your fluid level is essential. Too much or too little fluid can affect pressure, cooling abilities, and lubrication. In order to best care for your vehicle, it's important to know what to look for, so from our shop here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited here are a few tips.
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Automatic transmissions are the default now - with efficiency approaching or surpassing that of manual transmissions, and automatics with 8 or 10 electronically controlled gears, it’s no surprise they’ve gained so much popularity over the past few decades. But where did it all start? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has the answers.
Starter issues don’t necessarily indicate a bad starter; sometimes a transmission related issue is at fault. If you are experiencing starter difficulties, Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the information you need.
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.
Does your car continue trying to move forward after you’ve put it into park? You may have a transmission issue that needs to be addressed. Here’s what you should know, from the experts at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL.
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?
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.
Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL in regard to checking your transmission fluid.
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.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we know that the life of a transmission is solely dependent on the quality of repair and maintenance it receives.
Though transmissions are generally reliable, there are a great number of issues that can develop with one. From Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, here’s a general overview of the types of problems your transmission may develop, all of which we service and repair.
Transmissions rarely go out without a warning. Typically it takes a while, during which time there will be observable symptoms. Sometimes it’s an easy fix and sometimes it isn’t, but it’s always better to catch an issue and get it repaired as soon as possible. Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has provided you with a few things to watch out for.
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.
A throw out bearing, sometimes called a thrust bearing, is an essential component of your clutch system. If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that’s equipped with a manual transmission, it’s important to know if your throw out bearing needs to be replaced. Here’s some information on the throw out bearing, from Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville.
Does your transmission shudder when you take off from a stop? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL can fix that for you.
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.
Our Jacksonville drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on. The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!
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.