Signs Your Differential Needs To Be Repaired
Your car’s differential is one of the key players in keeping the car moving in the right direction. It’s essentially what keeps your front and wheel tires on the same page, making sure each set is given the right amount of power to go in whichever the direction the driver wishes. When your differential goesRead More
Regular Car Maintenance Tips
Sure, your car takes care of you, but are you taking care of your car? Preventative maintenance for cars is like taking care of your body, the more you put in, the more you get out. We believe in regular car maintenance for getting the most out of our personal vehicles and think you shouldRead More
5 Critical Fluids to Check in a Car
We’re all about better understanding vehicles. If you’re a commuter, an enthusiast, new to cars, and anything in between, understanding the types of fluids in a car is an important lesson for all drivers. This comes in handy all the time! It could be when getting your oil changed, noticing a wet spot under yourRead More
Winterizing Your Car
With winter just around the corner, snowy weather and rain picking up. Driving on the road can become more dangerous with situational hazards and intense weather. That’s why AC Transmission is going to give you some tips on how to winterize a car so that you can have a safe winter. Why Winterize Your CarRead More
The Difference In Oil Types
Getting a new (or used) vehicle is always exciting! A lot of people think about what rims they want to upgrade to, what essentials they’ll keep in the center counsel, and also if they want to decorate. These are the most entertaining topics to explore, but there are other things you need to consider ifRead More
How Long Do Car Brakes Last?
Having a car that moves is great. Having a car that can stop after moving is much better. A common question we hear is “how long do brakes last?”. What they are typically asking is “how long do brake pads last”. That is because brake pads do not last nearly as long as brake rotors.Read More
Difference Between Diesel and Gasoline
Most cars on the road today use diesel or gasoline. In fact, there are over 1 billion registered vehicles on the planet with only 1 million (.1%) being electric. That means there are a lot of cars, trucks, RVs, motorhomes, and motorcycles out there running on either gasoline or diesel. But with all these vehiclesRead More
When to Replace Transmission Fluid
Transmission fluid is a necessary component of any car. It is used as a lubricant, hydraulic, and sometimes even coolant for your car’s engine. Over time, you will need to replace the transmission fluid in your car to keep things running smoothly. But how do you know how often to change transmission fluid? How OftenRead More
Why is My Fuel Gauge Reading Incorrectly?
At its most basic, a fuel gauge is a handy indicator telling you how much gas or diesel you have in your vehicle and how long you can drive until you need more. It’s a car feature we tend to take for granted until we have a broken gas gauge. Have you been there? YouRead More
What is Limp Mode on a Car?
Imagine driving through a mountain pass with your family and you see the dreaded “check engine light” appear on the dashboard. Even worse, the vehicle downshifts and limits you to maybe 45 mph max. Thoughts of safety and finances both come flashing into your mind as you try to pull over to the side ofRead More