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3 Questions to Ask Your Transmission Mechanic

How does it work? What does it do? How do you work it? Why does or does it not do this or that? Asking questions can be both good and bad. Depending on the personality, some people may find that …

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Transmission Repair on a Budget

Transmission repair usually plagues an individual with large financial burden—one that many cannot afford to take on. But what happens if you have a very limited budget that you have to maneuver around? Will you still be able to afford …

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Prolonging the Life of Your Clutch

Every component of a vehicle needs regular inspection and attention to ensure it is working at the best possible level. If you are like most car owners, though, you do not think of the specific steps you can take for …

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How to Drive a Stick Shift

When you are learning to drive a stick shift or a vehicle with a manual transmission there is a lot more to what you have to do than what just meets the eye. In the following you will find all …

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How Much Will a Transmission Rebuild Set Me Back?

Rebuilding a transmission is a much lengthier and labor-intensive process that requires disassembling the transmission to look for the problems and issues, and then replacing the parts that are the root cause of the transmission’s unfortunate dysfunction. Now, rebuilds can …

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What to Do If Your Transmission Goes While You’re Driving

The thought of a transmission “going out” while driving is a scary thought. Of course the situation should be prevented before it could even occur. If you are hearing strange noises, have difficulty changing gears, or smell something burning this …

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Is It Better to See a General Mechanic or Transmission Specialist?

When facing a transmission problem or failure the options for repair might seem overwhelming depending on your area. You can go to a local mom and pop shop, or a more known chain/franchise option. Then there is the choice of …

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Where to Find Quality Transmissions in Ballantyne

The longer you’ve owned your transmission the easier it is to come to terms with the fact that you might never truly understand the complexity that is your car transmission. So trying to diagnose the issue with your transmission might …

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