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What Causes Transmission Fluid Leaks?

October 15, 2022

Transmission leaks are costly problems with vehicles, and they usually end up with the driver needing to visit a transmission repair shop. These are some reasons transmissions leak and what you can do if you notice you have such an issue. A Bad Transmission Gasket Bad transmission gaskets are common causes of fluid leaks. Gaskets are rubber items that seal the area between the transmission pan and the transmission. These items can wear over time and start leaking when they degrade. Alternatively, they can leak if someone performs a transmission repair and removes and reinstalls the pan without replacing the... View Article

How to Tell If You Need a Muffler Replacement

October 1, 2022

The muffler is a very important part of your vehicle’s exhaust system. Without a properly functioning muffler, your vehicle will be too loud and might earn you a ticket. It also could lead to additional pollution that contributes to the development of smog. Fortunately, muffler repair services can quickly and affordably repair or replace your muffler. A properly working muffler will keep your vehicle quiet, get rid of exhaust fumes, and enable your engine to run with maximum efficiency. Signs You Need a Muffler Repair or Replacement Mufflers are durable and built to last a long time, but they have... View Article

The Maintenance and Repair of Disc Brakes and Drum Brakes

September 15, 2022

The brake system on a vehicle is probably one of the most critical to overall safety. Understanding the type of brakes you have and the care and maintenance they require is crucial to vehicle maintenance. This quick guide will walk you through the differences between disc brakes and drum brakes, and give you some tips on maintenance and brake repair.  Disc Brakes Disc brakes are the most common type of brakes on today’s vehicles. These are mounted to the front and/or rear axle. In order to stop the wheel, the disc brake will use a caliper. This caliper is equipped with... View Article

How Can I Tell That I Need a New Steering Box?

July 1, 2022

Steering box replacement is not something you should be undertaking regularly and is not a minor auto repair. How can you tell that you need a new steering box? 1. Burning Oil Smell When you notice a burning oil smell, it’s time to take your car to the mechanic. This indicates that your steering box is leaking, and if left unchecked, it will cause serious damage to other parts of your car. The burning oil smell occurs when the steering box seal breaks and oil leaks onto the hot engine, which then causes that burning smell. 2. Difficulty Steering Essentially, it... View Article

Are Aftermarket Truck Control Arms Worth the Money?

June 15, 2022

If you’ve ever taken your truck off-roading, you know that the terrain can be tough on your suspension. Rough trails full of obstacles can put a lot of stress on your control arms, leading to premature wear and tear. When it comes time to replace them, you may be wondering if aftermarket control arms are worth the investment. By analyzing their benefits, it will be easier to make your decision. 1. Increased Suspension Travel Aftermarket control arms are often designed to provide increased suspension travel. This can be a valuable benefit if you frequently take your truck off-road. It allows... View Article

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