Category Archives: transmission

Clutch Slave Cylinders

What is a clutch slave cylinder?A clutch slave cylinder is a device used in the hydraulic clutch system, this item is mounted in the transmission, either on the outside, or in the inside. If it is mounted on the outside, it is usually attached to the manual transmission by two bolts, the clutch slave cylinder has a rod that extends out every time hydraulic …

Car noises explained

In most cases, the culprit is a loose item somewhere inside the car. A forgotten wrapper crinkles in the air conditioning stream or the seat belt clasp clinks against a coffee cup. Usually it’s nothing that a good cleaning can’t cure and that can wait till you get home or at least to the next rest stop. However, there are some noises that …

Signs of Transmission Problems You Can’t Ignore

Transmission Problems. One sign of possible trouble is difficulty shifting between gears. If your car tends to get stuck as you try and shift manually the fluid may be low or too thick, or the cables and clutch may need to be readjusted. Sometimes the gears begin slipping also, spontaneously popping out of gear when you least expect it. If you’re …

Automatic Transmission Slipping and how to fix it?

Transmission slipping can abandon you stranded and may involve an excessive rebuild or new transmission altogether. Dodge costly transmission repairs with a little foundation knowledge into the warning indications of automatic transmission slipping. A vehicle’s transmission permits engaged and controlled utilization of the force coming from the …

Wheel Bearing and Wheel Bearing Noise

If you ever have heard that roaring noise when driving down the road might be a wheel bearing. You changed your worn out tires thinking it would fix the problem. Nope. One way to diagnose if it is even a wheel bearing noise is to drive normally at a constant speed not accelerating or decelerating. Then sway the car left to right slightly and listen …

CV Joint noise – what is going on?

The modern and most frequent and successful version of the cv joint, with a ball and cage, was invented in 1928 by Alfred Hans Rzeppa. For this reason the cv joint was also known as the Rzeppa joint . An engineer for ford, he did not invent the entire concept, but he did invent the most common version and most successful. The Rzeppa joints or cv joints …