Transmissions are complicated and intricate pieces of equipment. Many general mechanic shops won’t touch a transmission, if it’s anything more than simply installing a new one. Transmissions are one aspect of a vehicle that even experienced mechanics often don’t dare delve into, and is easily the most mysterious and misunderstood system in the automotive world.
An article about routine maintenance probably doesn’t sound like the most riveting read, but at Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, proper maintenance is something we believe in wholeheartedly. Routine maintenance is the key to making a car last for decades; if done correctly, your car will stay reliable and enjoyable to drive, and you will save time and money in the process.
2017 was a great year for Driveline Division of Jasper Engines and Transmissions. Five out of the top ten drivers, racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR® Cup Series drove cars equipped with JASPER products. One of those included the champion of the series Martin Truex, Jr. who drives for Furniture Row Racing.
At Gateway Auto Clinic in Kettering, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.
If you’re reading this, you probably not excited to be here; the time has come for a new transmission. Fortunately, we at Gateway Auto Clinic are here to offer you solutions, and let you know that it’s not all bad. Replacing a tired and worn transmission will truly bring your car back to life, and you’ll probably be glad you did it.