You’ve likely encountered someone talking about their car or truck transmission "slipping”. What does that mean, why does it do it, and where do you go from here? At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, our trained staff has the answers to get you safely back on the road. Transmission slippage is certainly one of the most dreaded issues you face as the owner of a car or truck’s and there are some indicators that let you know that something is wrong.
The condition of your transmission fluid can tell you a lot about the condition of the transmission itself. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL, we want to help you be aware of what to look for and what we look for when servicing your transmission.
Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to end them so that maybe we can eliminate any future leaks.
Our Jacksonville drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on. The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!
U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has the answers.
Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL can help.
If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago we were getting by with just 2 or 3 gears. These days, there are some simple swap options - here are some things for you to consider.