You may occasionally hear the term “transaxle” used in place of “transmission” for your car or SUV. Is there a difference, and if so, what is it? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville is here to help.
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 Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, FL has the answers.
Transmissions are full of gaskets and seals since they rely on hydraulic pressure and fluid to operate. However, there are main seals that insulate the input and output shafts from the outside world, that are more prone to failure than the rest, and easy to diagnose. If you’ve noticed leaking transmission fluid from under your automatic car, truck, or SUV, Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the answers you need.
At Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville, our priority is keeping your transmission shifting smooth and running strong for years to come. While proper maintenance, driving habits, and a myriad of other conditions affect the life and reliability of a transmission, there are also ways to increase the overall efficiency of your unit, even above stock performance.
Transmissions, like engines, are a major component of your vehicle, and very expensive to replace. Transmissions often go out for very preventable reasons, and sometimes replacing one can be troublesome and expensive enough that it’s not even worth doing, depending on the vehicle. With the right maintenance, most transmissions are extremely reliable; it simply boils down to how well a transmission is cared for. Follow these tips to make your transmission last as long as possible, courtesy of Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville.
“Transfer case” is a term you may have heard in discussions about transmissions. But what is it, and what does it do? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville wants to keep you up to date and knowledgeable in your vehicle. Different aspects of your vehicle provide different issues and solutions.
Does your car, truck, or SUV shift at the wrong moment? Alvie's Transmission Service Unlimited in Jacksonville has the solution. Shift point issues can manifest themselves in two ways; either your car will rapidly shift through several or all the gears at low speed, low rpm, getting to the highest gear before you’ve gained enough momentum, or shifts will be delayed, the transmission refusing to shift until far into the RPM range.