At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, our priority is keeping your transmission shifting smooth and running strong for years to come. While proper maintenance, driving habits, and a myriad of other conditions affect the life and reliability of a transmission, there are also ways to increase the overall efficiency of your unit, even above stock performance.
Your transmission is acting different – when you drive the same car every day you can just tell. Is it a cause for concern, or could it simply be the weather? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the answers.
At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, we’re familiar with the many over the counter remedies that promise to cure your car, truck, or SUV of all its transmission woes. But, do any of them actually work, and are they even safe for your transmission?
Many cars, particularly models produced between the 1970s and the 1990s, utilize cable clutch designs instead of hydraulics to operate the clutch. Here’s a brief explanation of clutch cable systems, from Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville.
You may occasionally hear the term “transaxle” used in place of “transmission” for your car or SUV. Is there a difference, and if so, what is it? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville is here to help.
By now, it’s likely you’ve heard someone claim “manuals get better gas mileage than automatics.” While in the past this has certainly been true – driving an automatic was truly a sacrifice, dramatically affecting acceleration, reliability, and gas mileage – is it still the case in the modern era? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the answers.