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Monthly Archives: August 2019

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

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