Will resting your hand on the shifter harm a manual transmission?

If you drive a standard shift car, truck, or SUV, there’s a good chance you’ve heard this line from a know-it-all buddy in the passenger’s seat: “You know, it’s bad for the transmission when you leave your hand on the shifter.” But, does what your friend says have any merit? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the answers.

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Is it too late to change my transmission fluid?

It’s likely you’ve been exposed to conflicting opinions about having your transmission fluid replaced. You may have heard that cars over a certain mileage should not have the transmission fluid flushed and replaced, because it could damage the transmission, or you may have had someone tell you the first thing you should do at any sign of trouble is have your transmission flushed.  At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, our expert mechanics have the answers you’re looking for.

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What is a transmission “flush”?

You’ve probably heard the term “transmission flush” before at some point in your automotive experience. But what exactly does it mean to have your transmission flushed, and why does it matter? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the answers.

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How do Manual Transmissions Work?

At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, we know that transmissions are one of the greatest technological marvels of the automotive world. How does a standard shift transmission work? Why should you care? Our expert technicians have the answers.

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What does the “tow” button do?

At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, we know an important part of your ability to care for your transmission lies in your knowledge about how it works. Here is some information on the tow button, if your car, truck, or SUV is equipped with one.

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Jacksonville, FL 32208

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