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HOW TO FIX TRANSMISSION FAILURE IN YOUR VOLVO

HOW TO FIX TRANSMISSION FAILURE IN YOUR VOLVO

Ever since Volvo built its first car, they were unique in a quirky kind of way. Volvo cofounder Assar Gabrielsson wrote that he and Gustaf Larson built their cars a bit tougher than other cars because “Swedish steel was good but Swedish roads were bad.” Volvo has made a name for itself by paving its own road ever since. That said, Volvo isn’t immune to problems. One such problem can be the transmission. In this article, we’ll go over why we need a transmission in our cars, what happens when they fail, and how to fix it. WHAT DOES A TRANSMISSION DO? An automobile transmission is required for shifting gears while you accelerate, decelerate, or back up. Volvo offers both manual and automatic transmissions. However, it is more common to have problems ... read more

REASONS BEHIND PARKING BRAKE FAILURE IN A LAND ROVER IN SAN ANTONIO

REASONS BEHIND PARKING BRAKE FAILURE IN A LAND ROVER IN SAN ANTONIO

Faulty parking brakes are a danger to everyone on the road. Without one, you and others could be injured in a crash. Parking brakes fail over time, so it is important to notice symptoms that it may be malfunctioning, find the reasons behind the malfunction, know how to prevent these problems in the future, and know where to get your parking brake serviced in the meantime. WARNING SIGNS OF A FAILING PARKING BRAKE Take care to note if any of the below happen frequently while driving or parking. If they are, it is vital that you see a qualified mechanic as soon as possible. Your Land Rover suddenly will not stay in place when parked. It may roll a little on the flat ground, or it will try to roll down an incline entirely. The parking brake no longer supports your vehicle’s weight, and this is a huge problem. Your brake light will come on to warn you not ... read more

HOW TO DEAL WITH LOOSE FRONT END STEERING IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MERCEDES

HOW TO DEAL WITH LOOSE FRONT END STEERING IN YOUR SAN ANTONIO MERCEDES

Who doesn’t love seeing a Mercedes on the road? They’re beautiful cars that pack a great deal of power. That’s why so many car enthusiasts around the world covet this German powerhouse. It’s the perfect mix of sheer luxury and stellar design. Drivers enjoy pushing the limits of these vehicles because they’re undeniably gorgeous and have an unmatched driving experience. It’s no secret that the Benz isn’t for the average consumer. With prices well into the $100,000’s, this vehicle is built for those who crave luxury and design. Since individuals are paying so much for this vehicle, it’s unfortunate when common problems arise. If you’re a Benz owner or just an observing fan, it’s wise to understand the inner workings of this vehicle to gain a better understanding of its function. One of the foremost issues Benz dealers face is challenges with the ... read more

FIXING A MALFUNCTIONING VOLKSWAGEN AXLE SHAFT

FIXING A MALFUNCTIONING VOLKSWAGEN AXLE SHAFT

An axle shaft is a device that rotates with the wheels of a car, transmitting torque to the different wheels of the car equally. By transmitting the rotational power from the vehicle’s transmission and differential to the wheels, the axle shaft makes it possible for the vehicle to be able to move forward. The axle shaft in some vehicles also serves the purpose of maintaining the correct position of the wheels in relation to each other. In doing this, the axle shaft also ensures that the wheels are properly aligned in relation to the body of the car as well. In modern vehicles such as Volkswagen models, the suspension system is sophisticated enough to ensure that the proper wheel-to-body alignment can still be attained in relation to the load in the car. In such cases, the axle sh ... read more

BAD RADIATOR CAN OVERHEAT THE ENGINE OF A BMW

BAD RADIATOR CAN OVERHEAT THE ENGINE OF A BMW

BMWs are known for offering luxury motoring through vehicles that are jam-packed with intelligent German engineering and innovation. When well-maintained and serviced, these parts work seamlessly together for a driver experience that is smooth and effortless, ensuring that drivers feel at one with the car and the road. However, without good maintenance practices, even the best designed car can start to show symptoms of failure. In this article, we will take a closer look at your BMW’s radiator and what happens when it begins to fail, causing your vehicle’s prized engine to overheat. PARTS OF THE RADIATOR First, let’s take a closer look at the key parts of your BMW’s radiator. Knowing these will help you to understand where potential issues may lie and how best to respond to them. Core: This is the largest part and represents the majority of your BMW’s radiator system. As you might expect ... read more

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