Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, CA can help. If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago we were getting by with just 2 or 3 gears. These days, there are some simple swap options - here are some things for you to consider.
Manual transmissions require far less maintenance than automatics. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need a fluid check from time to time. Here’s what you should know about checking and adding fluid to your manual transmission, from Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, CA.
The differentials on your Ford, Chevrolet, or Dodge diesel pickup are some of the hardest working components on your truck. At Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, CA, our technicians are experts in maintaining, repairing, and replacing differentials, keeping your truck working reliable just as much as you do.
At Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, we know an important part of your ability to care for your transmission lies in your knowledge about how it works. Here is some information on the tow button, if your car, truck, or SUV is equipped with one.
For the most part, automatic transmissions are exactly that; automatic. However, there are a couple of components that require adjustment from time to time, to keep your transmission shifting like it should. At Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, our team of expert mechanics knows how to do just that.
You know how often to change your engine oil; but what about the gear oil in your standard shift transmission? Here’s a short guide, from Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale. Unless you’re lucky enough to own a car with a transmission dipstick, inspecting the gear oil in a manual transmission is a lot more inconvenient than doing so with an automatic, or checking your engine oil. The car must be jacked up, supported, and the oil checked from underneath. As a result, you may just want to change it when the time is right. But how do you know when that time comes?
At Auto Care By Kenely, Inc in Orangevale, we understand the importance of proper transmission maintenance. Commercial trucks are heavy, and they rack in a lot of miles. With this combination, it’s essential the transmissions in your trucks are always performing their best. Here’s a few things to watch out for: