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Yearly Archives: 2021

What Is a Transmission Rebuild?

What Is a Transmission Rebuild?

When properly maintained, the transmission in your car may just last forever. At the same time, this does not always happen. Many things can go wrong along the way. Failing to take care of your transmission as you should can lead to engine trouble down the road, so it is important to take heed of this advice. If it does get to the point where your transmission needs to be either rebuilt to replaced in its entirety, it is important to know your options. What is Involved With a Transmission Rebuild? A trained and experienced technician should do the rebuilding of a transmission. It involves taking it apart and completely putting it back together. The overall aim is to return it to a like-new condition so that your vehicle can get many more miles of service out of it. When the transmission has been removed and dismantled, the technician will clean all of its parts with proper chemicals. If there are any seals or gaskets that have been compromised, your mechanic should replace them. The ... read more

How to Take Care of Your Car's Tires

How to Take Care of Your Car's Tires

Car maintenance is the only thing that helps your car perform the way it was intended. The average car tires cost $137 per tire or more. For SUVs, tires cost at least $187 per tire. Here's what you need to know about caring for your car's tires. Tire Rotations Tire rotations help you get the most from your tires by helping them tread evenly. Evenly treaded tires ensure they last longer and are safer to drive. Tire rotations not only help your tires last longer, but they also help your car's engine and your car's overall performance. Tire Pressure You should check your tire pressure at least once a month. Make sure you inflate your tires when they need to be inflated, but don't overinflate them. Overinflating your tires can cause rapid wear in the center of your tires. You also need to make sure you're not underinflating your tires. Underinflated tires cause the outer edge of your tires to wear. The best time to check the tir ... read more

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