At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we understand the importance of keeping up with and understanding the latest in automotive technology. Gone are the days when fluids and vacuum lines were all that controlled the function of your engine and transmission, and we’ve moved into an era where computer control reigns supreme.
The term u-joints are commonly thrown around when discussing a vehicle that exhibits vibration or driving issues. What exactly is a u-joint, and how do you know if one is bad? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the answers.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we believe that in order to take care of your car, truck, or SUV properly, you need to know how it works. Today we’re attempting to answer an age-old debate; is it ok to shift from reverse to drive before coming to a complete stop?
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.
Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville 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.
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.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we’ve witnessed our fair share of burnt out and broken clutches. While clutch failure is an inevitability, there are a variety of ways to make sure yours lasts as long as possible.
Unless you use your vehicle to tow every day for work, odds are you haven’t paid much attention to your truck, SUV, or crossover’s towing capacity. Maybe you’re looking to buy a boat for some summer fun or just need to rent a trailer to get your belongings from one dwelling to the next. Whatever the reason for pulling something behind your vehicle, it’s important to get a firm grasp on what exactly your towing capacity means. Understanding how each of the components in your vehicle contributes to your overall tow rating can keep you from putting undue stress on your rig and keep you and your family safe.