Throw Out Bearing

A throw out bearing, sometimes called a thrust bearing, is an essential component of your clutch system. If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that’s equipped with a manual transmission, it’s important to know if your throw out bearing needs to be replaced. Here’s some information on the throw out bearing, from Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville.

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Downshifting Vs. Brakes

If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville explains.

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Pilot Bearing

If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

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Starter Issues

Starter issues don’t necessarily indicate a bad starter; sometimes a transmission related issue is at fault. If you are experiencing starter difficulties, Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the information you need.

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Why does my transmission pop out of gear?

Manual transmissions are durable, reliable pieces of equipment. Still, sometimes problems arise. Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville has the answer to a question that plagues many manual transmissions; why does my transmission pop out of gear?

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Clutch Disc

If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you already know you have a clutch. But what exactly is it, and what does it do? At Alvie's Transmission in Jacksonville, we believe that knowing a little more about your car better prepares you to keep it maintained. Here’s what you should know about your clutch disc.

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