Powertrain Systems

The powertrain of your vehicle consists of the engine, transmission or transaxle, and rear differential if you have rear-wheel drive. If you have a gas/electric hybrid, an electric motor or two may also…

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Preventative Car Maintenance

Regular preventive maintenance is probably the most important single thing you can do as a car owner to keep your ride happy and save money on repairs in the future. Ignoring preventative maintenance can create a love hate relationship between you and your car. Anyone who has ever owned a car or worked…

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Shocks and Struts

Shocks and struts are pneumatic or hydraulic cylinders that dampen ride motions and keep your tires firmly in contact with the road. They are critical to the safe operation of your vehicle, as they control the up and down motions you experience while driving down the road. We’ve all seen a car “bouncing”…

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Tire Pressure Monitoring System

A tire-pressure monitoring system (TPMS) is an electronic system designed to monitor the air pressure inside the pneumatic tires on various types of vehicles. These systems are usually battery operated and can send information about the…

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Transmission Repair and Service

Every day, your transmission works hard to keep you and your car on the go. The fluid that lubricates all of the transmission’s moving parts works just as hard as the transmission and should be changed as recommended. Over time, that fluid may get contaminated or lose…

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Water Pump Replacement

The water pump is the heart of your engines cooling system. It is turned by a belt (either the exterior serpentine belt, or internal timing belt) and circulates the coolant through the engine, heater, and radiator. The pump usually has a pulley on a shaft, which rides on a bearing with a seal to prevent…

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