Hydraulic power has a lot to do with how your transmission operates. There are some basic hydraulic components that keep your transmission running smoothly.
Most modern transmissions have a “limp mode” or “safe mode” that they may default to if an error is detected. What does it mean if your transmission has entered safe mode, and where do you go from there? Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA has the answers you need.
At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, we know the key to making your vehicle last; good maintenance. An overwhelming percentage of the problems we see, especially the really catastrophic ones, are a result of poor maintenance. While properly maintaining a vehicle can seem a like a bit of a hassle, it is absolutely worth the payoff. Good maintenance is the only difference between a car that lasts 80,000 miles and a car that lasts 400,000 miles. Preventative maintenance and repair when a problem occurs are are your two concerns, and both will keep your car on the road far longer, if observed properly.
Regardless of the weather, it's important to maintain your coolant system. At Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, we offer the full range of coolant system services, from coolant testing to system flushing. Here’s what you need to know about servicing your cooling system.
Transmission malfunctions are sometimes hard to pin down and might even go unnoticed. A transmission slip can manifest itself in a lot of different ways because there’s not a universal or consistent way to describe it. The trained technicians at Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA can help diagnose your problem. The more details you can provide, the quicker we can help. Since it will vary based on the vehicle, how bad the issue is, and what components are at fault, here are some symptoms to look for in your SUV.
Once your transmission has been replaced and you’re shifting smoothly once more, you’ll probably want to keep it running smoothly. Here are some tips from Stuart Rolfe Muffler & Auto Service in Midlotian, VA to help keep you reliably on the road.