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3 Common Causes Of Serious Transmission Problems

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An automobile is made up of many parts and systems that allow it to operate properly. While all parts have an important function, it can be argued that the transmission is one of the most important parts in a car. Your vehicle’s transmission is responsible for transferring power to the drive train and also ensuring that your vehicle shifts gear properly. In addition to being one of the most important parts in a car, the transmission is also quite expensive to replace, so most people want to keep their car’s transmission working for as long as possible.…

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Don't Wait To Get Brake Service When You Experience These Problems

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When it comes to the brakes on your car, they are vital to your safety. If you are the type to ignore a warning light, this is not a good idea when it comes to a brake light. Your brakes can give out over time, as when the pads wear down, or they can cut out fast if your brake line is cut or clogged. To stay safe on the road while driving, you need to get your brake fluid level checked and the brake pads inspected any time you are having a problem with how your brakes are working.…

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How to Protect Your Car From Hail Damage

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Hail can be disastrous to a vehicle, causing large dents and even smashing window glass in the event of a large storm. Hail damage can be expensive to repair, even if it is largely covered by insurance. Car hail repair services are available to remove dents and scratches caused by large pieces of falling ice balls and windows can be repaired or replaced, but the best way to keep your car in good condition is to avoid getting hail on your vehicle in the first place.…

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Myths To Avoid Believing About Automatic Transmissions

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Many car owners will prefer vehicles with automatic transmissions. However, they may not be fully informed when it is a matter of the various components of their vehicle. Understanding the basics about the key components of your vehicle can allow you to quickly respond to any issues that may arise. This can be particularly true when it comes to the automatic transmission as there are many drivers that are misled by myths concerning this part of the vehicle.…

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Make Sure That CDL School Time Involves These Tasks

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In any training program, focus is typically limited to the topics covered in instruction. If you’re someone eager to receive a standard commercial driving license (CDL), handling large trucks is your primary concern. After all, the financial stability and security of such a career offers could change your life. However, when the day’s classes have concluded, other tasks need your time if you want to get a job you like and have a successful, healthy, and long trucking career.…

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Information About Transmissions And Fluid Changes

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You want to know all about your car’s transmission to avoid big problems. As long as you do what you are supposed to with regards to your car’s transmission, you can prolong it so it will run better for longer, and that means you won’t have to worry about big bills and huge fixes. Here are the things you want to start with: Changing transmission fluid Just about all car owners are aware of the fact that they need to change their motor oil on a routine basis, but they don’t all know that they need to also have their transmission fluid changed.…

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Preparing Your Teen For Car Ownership And Driving Experience

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When your teen comes to the age when they need to learn how to drive and care for a car, then you want to make sure everything is done in a manner that lets you know they are well-prepared for the entire experience. This way, you can feel better about sending your child off down the road in a car, knowing they are a competent driver and that they know how to care for their vehicle properly.…

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Auto Maintenance For Your Teen: How They Can Keep Their First Car On The Road Longer And Safer

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Most parents worry when their kids first get their driving license, because teenagers don’t always make the best decisions, whether it’s due to lack of experience or some other reason. You want your child to be as safe and as smart as possible with their first car and that probably won’t happen if they don’t know how to take care of the vehicle. Be tough about it now, so that your teen develops the habits that keeps their car running smoothly and gets them home safely every time.…

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Where & How Computers Fit into Your Transmission & Why it Matters

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In the fifties, sixties, seventies and even into the eighties, cars did not have computers or computer chips. Transmissions and gear controls did not rely on computers. They relied on automatic or manual controls to shift into gear. Then companies started installing onboard computers and computer chips in the mid- to late eighties. Now onboard computers and computer chips are standard in every car you can purchase in the last decade.…

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Preventive Maintenance For Auto Transmission Systems

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Auto transmission systems are notoriously expensive to repair or replace. That is why you need to do everything possible to ensure your transmission system doesn’t wear fast or experience frequent breakdowns. Here are some preventive maintenance practices that can help you do this. Service the Cooling System Overheating is one of the most serious problems your transmission system can face. Overheating can damage the transmission solenoid, damage the transmission band, and cause the transmission to slip, among other things.…

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