Whether you’ve never had any trouble out of your transmission, or you are all too familiar with transmission issues, you may wonder how often a transmission requires repair. In truth, it really just depends. There are hundreds of different transmissions, some more reliable than others, with different levels of stress demanded of them. Age, mileage, type, and usage are all aspects of the transmission condition.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, transmissions are our game, and taking care of them is at the top of our list of priorities. Here are 5 things you can do to take care of your transmission, from the pros:
If your transmission is acting up, the problem isn’t necessarily with the transmission itself, but with one of the devices or mechanisms attached to it. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we know a lot of people out there just accept when something goes wrong and learn to live with it. Dealing with an inconvenience is better than replacing a transmission, right? Fortunately, many transmission issues are actually simple fixes, and are well worth doing.
There’s a lot of information on buying used cars out there, but at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, we don’t think it’s possible to go into a purchase armed with too much information. The condition of the transmission in a used car is perhaps the most essential aspect of a pre-owned car purchase - this article explains why, and how to make sure your prospective buy is everything you want it to be.
Regular maintenance checks of your vehicle will help you avoid a catalytic converter that looks like this resulting in large repair costs which is what our team here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville want to avoid at all costs! We feel that every customer has a need to know what repairs are in their future and exactly how to budget for them if need be so we check your vehicle thoroughly and keep you informed.
There are several indicators that your catalytic converter isn't functioning at maximum capacity such as: