transmission

Automatic transmissions aren’t well understood outside of specialists like our technicians here at Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, 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. 

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If you’ve owned a vehicle long, particularly one with a few miles on it, you have probably encountered a peculiar smell that grabbed your attention. Scents that you encounter while driving (emanating from your vehicle, not the horse farm down the road) are indicators of your vehicle's health and often the first warning that something may be wrong. Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita has assembled this list to prepare for you for the next time you smell something odd, so you’ll know what’s going on next time you notice a funny smell.

coolant system

Regardless of the weather, it's important to maintain your coolant system. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, 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.

Everyone has different habits when it comes to washing their vehicle. Many people see it as a purely cosmetic thing, so as long as their vehicle is running and driving right they don’t see a point in washing it all that often. In actuality, washing your vehicle is also an important aspect of maintenance and making a vehicle last. Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA has some vehicle washing tips for you, to keep your vehicle in shape for years to come.

 

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Modern cars are marvels of technological ability. If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you especially understand how advanced cars and SUVs have become. At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we provide what run of the mill service centers can’t; a deep understanding of luxury and performance vehicles, and the equipment necessary to care for them.

automotive transmission

Are you considering upgrading to a better transmission on your classic? Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA can help.

If you drive something old, there’s a good chance it has fewer gears than you’d like. With all the 6 and 8 speed transmissions on the road today, it’s hard to imagine that just a few decades ago we were getting by with just 2 or 3 gears. These days, there are some simple swap options - here are some things for you to consider.

At Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA, we’ve got every answer to your transmission questions and needs, and answers to a lot of things that fall outside of that realm as well. Today, we’re talking about the ABS light - an issue that plagues many modern drivers at some point or another.

mechanic working on car in garage

Sometimes it can be hard to tell if a transmission is working the way it should or not. Is it supposed to make that noise? Is that problem a symptom of the transmission or something else? Fortunately, Always On Time Auto & RV Repair in Santa Clarita, CA has the answers.

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