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Auxiliary transmission coolers are one of many ways the aftermarket can improve the quality and durability of your vehicle. From Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA, here’s some information concerning auxiliary coolers, why you might need one, and what it can do for you.

4 wheel drive truck

These days, many four-wheel-drive systems are electronically controlled - a button is pushed to engage four-wheel-drive, which activates a solenoid in the transfer case, shifting it into gear. What happens when yours stops working? Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA has the answers.

Transmission with cut out to see the inside

Leaky transmissions can be a pain. Not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At from Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA we want you to be an informed driver so here’s some information about where transmission leaks start, and how to end them.

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There have been a lot of technological advancements, and breakthroughs in efficiency to make modern cars, trucks, and SUVs so much more fuel-efficient than their counterparts. While engine design certainly plays a huge role, automatic transmissions have come a long way as well, contributing greatly to the gas mileage of your vehicle. From Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA, here are some ways transmissions have changed to meet the demands of fuel efficiency.

transmission gears

Transmissions are complex pieces of equipment. Systems and components rely heavily on one another, and everything needs to be in working order for proper function. When one thing fails, there’s a snowball effect, and malfunctions and damages begin to occur. What can you do to make sure you keep it working? At Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA, we want to help when you need it, but we also want to teach you how to maintain your vehicle on your own. Good maintenance is the single largest contributing factor to how long your transmission will last and how well it will continue to work. Here are a few key points on maintenance from the Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair technicians.

parts of transmissions

Once you have an idea of how the major components of your transmission operate, it’s time to bring them all together. In its most complex terms, a truck’s automatic transmission takes a lot to understand. However, at Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA, we like to keep things simple when we can. We want you to understand exactly what's going on with your car, truck, or SUV. Here’s a rundown of how everything works together.

Transmission cut in half courtesy of Brooksville

Automatic transmissions aren’t well understood outside of specialists like our technicians here at Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a quick article, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing and how it works. Being able to understand how your transmission works will help you identify any problems that may arise to prevent further wear and tear on your vehicle. 

transmission parts

At Wayne & Sons Automotive Repair in Santa Rosa, CA, a big part of our job is helping you make decisions that are right for you, your car, truck, or SUV. When it comes to replacing a transmission there are a lot of options out there, and we’re here to help you make the right choice. Our technicians can help you decide based on your budget, vehicle, and lifestyle. We're here to get your car going again and earn your business in the future.

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