June 9, 2017

Facts about Transmission Flushing

Transmission Flushing is a procedure that is performed using a machine that either runs off the transmission pump or has its own pump built into the machine. The machines are connected into the transmission cooler lines pumping out the old fluid and delivering the new fluid at the same time.  Sometimes a solvent is used to force back into the […]
March 7, 2017
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Signs of Transmission Problems

If you drive a vehicle with an automatic transmission, you might have asked yourself what would happen if the transmission fails? Transmission failure is usually caused by poor maintenance and improper use of vehicle. When you’re driving and you feel something’s not right when the gears are shifting, it’s time to have it checked. Here are some signs of Transmission […]
February 27, 2017

The Advantages of Automatic Transmission Coolers

Overheating creates major problems in a transmission. The ideal temperature for a transmission is under 75 degrees and in every degree increase in fluid temperature can result into serious problems. To prevent this, vehicle owners may choose to install an auxiliary oil cooler for the automatic transmission fluid.   Most automatic cars come with a separate heat exchanger for the […]
February 20, 2017

Tips for Saving Fuel

The price of petrol and diesel continues to rise. Here are some tips to help you minimise fuel consumption and save your back pocket. Avoid Idling Idling your car for a long periods of time (like pulling off the road to make a phone call) can consume a lot of fuel. Stopping the engine whenever your car is stopped or […]