Columbus Day is a day that commemorates a time when the Americas were first discovered. Christopher Columbus is credited with discovering the New World, or the Americas. Just like Columbus came on a voyage to the Americas many of us go on voyages every day. From home to work, to school, to games, even to the grocery store, you travel everywhere in your car. When you get in your car, you can have confidence that it will take you where you need to go by getting your regular maintenance done at Weaver Transmission Service, Inc. in Richmond, VA.
Transmissions, like engines, are a major component of your vehicle, and very expensive to replace. Transmissions often go out for very preventable reasons, and sometimes replacing one can be troublesome and expensive enough that it’s not even worth doing, depending on the vehicle. With the right maintenance, most transmissions are extremely reliable; it simply boils down to how well a transmission is cared for. Follow these tips to make your transmission last as long as possible, courtesy of Weaver Transmission Service, Inc. in Richmond.
“Transfer case” is a term you may have heard in discussions about transmissions. But what is it, and what does it do? Weaver Transmission Service, Inc. in Richmond wants to keep you up to date and knowledgeable in your vehicle. Different aspects of your vehicle provide different issues and solutions.
If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Weaver Transmission Service, Inc. in Richmond, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.
If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Weaver Transmission Service, Inc. in Richmond explains.