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How Does an Automatic Transmission Work

Published 07:00 AM, Fri December 8, 2017


  Automatic and manual transmissions do basically the same thing—but if you’ve driven them both then you know they work in very different ways. Essentially, an automatic simplifies the driving experience considerably. Unlike driving a manual, there is no clutch pedal to contend with. Even more significantly, there is no gear shift for drivers to […]


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How to Check Transmission Fluid

Published 07:00 AM, Fri November 3, 2017


  If your vehicle has an automatic transmission—and it probably does—then shifting gears should be a relatively simple, seamless matter. If the engine seems to hesitate or stall before shifting from one gear to the next, that could point to a maintenance issue, and potentially to a mechanical problem.   Before you panic, though—and before […]


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The Evolution of Power Steering Systems

Published 07:00 AM, Fri October 6, 2017


  Power steering systems assist drivers in moving the wheels for a smooth, effortless turning feel. Without power steering, maneuvering vehicles around obstacles take a considerable amount of effort, especially at low speeds. Feedback from the power steering system allows drivers to properly gauge the driving surface and respond appropriately to changes in the roadway. […]


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How to Clean Your Car’s Engine

Published 07:00 AM, Fri September 15, 2017


  Can You Believe This Car Has Over 60,000 Miles on Its Odometer?   So, you washed your car interior and exterior and you are driving around town when your car suddenly starts to cough and sputter. Like any other machine, your car’s engine and its engine compartment also need cleaning in order for your […]


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How to Clean Your Car’s Interior

Published 07:00 AM, Fri September 8, 2017


  Whether it’s smashed french fries under the baby’s car seat or soda stains from that last-minute spring semester road trip, the inside of your vehicle can begin to look rough after continuous daily use. Cleaning your car interior on a regular basis not only makes driving a more pleasant experience, but it can also […]


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