Transmission Fluid Change Cost (Manual and Automatic Transmissions)

The transmission fluid of a vehicle is responsible for lubricating and cooling the internal components of the transmission. As you likely know, the transmission is responsible for transmitting the engine’s power to your vehicle’s wheels. If you have an automatic transmission, then your vehicle will change gears automatically based on how fast you’re driving. There … Read more

4 Symptoms of a Bad Water Pump (and Replacement Cost

Every vehicle has a cooling system for its engine. The water pump is one of the main components of this cooling system. Its function is to keep coolant fluids flowing into the engine from the radiator. As long as the water pump continues to function as normal, the coolant will continue to flow as it … Read more

How Do the Parts of a Clutch Work? (Manual Transmission)

If you’re driving a vehicle with a manual transmission, then you need to operate the clutch and know how it works. In layman’s terms, the clutch is the link between the wheels and engine of your vehicle. It gives you the ability to disengage the engine when you step down on the clutch pedal. This … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Oxygen Sensor

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The oxygen sensor (aka: O2 sensor) is located inside of the exhaust manifold of a vehicle. Its purpose is to keep track of the level of oxygen which remains unburned in the exhaust system while exhaust is leaving the engine. The oxygen sensor sends a signal to the ECU indicating how much oxygen was found … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Starter Motor

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Every vehicle has a starter motor in it. The purpose of the starter motor is to spin the engine fast enough for the engine to run off of its own power. The starter is really just an electric motor that can be controlled by the ignition. When you turn the key in the ignition, teeth … Read more

5 Symptoms of a Bad Thermostat

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When you get too cold or hot in your house, you probably adjust a thermostat to change the temperature in the room. Engine blocks can also be too hot or too cold; they too need a thermostat to manage their temperature. How does a Thermostat Work? Unlike the thermostat for your house, most thermostats used … Read more