really dirty muddy vehicle

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. American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM has some vehicle washing tips for you, to keep your vehicle in shape for years to come.

 

The gears of a transmission

If your transmission is acting up, the problem isn’t necessarily with the transmission itself, but with one of the devices or mechanisms attached to it. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we know a lot of people out there just accept when something goes wrong and learn to live with it. Dealing with an inconvenience is better than replacing a transmission, right? Fortunately, many transmission issues are actually simple fixes, and are well worth doing.

There’s a lot of information on buying used cars out there, but at American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we don’t think it’s possible to go into a purchase armed with too much information. The condition of the transmission in a used car is perhaps the most essential aspect of a pre-owned car purchase - this article explains why, and how to make sure your prospective buy is everything you want it to be.

neutral safety switch

Transmission problems aren’t always as dramatic as they seem. Often, a huge inconvenience is caused by a simple problem, if you only know what to look for. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we know what to look for, and would like to pass some of that knowledge on to you. Here, we investigate an easy fix that causes a lot of people problems; a faulty neutral safety switch.

kid with a thumbs up in a car seat

Part of maintaining your vehicle is keeping its safety devices in good working order, especially when there are kids in the vehicle. Seat belts, window locks, and airbag sensors work together to keep children safe in an automobile. Though safety components are generally very reliable, they do occasionally fail. American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM is here when they do; here are some things to watch out for.

synchronizer

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, our mechanics have diagnosed and repaired every transmission problem in the book. We’d like to pass some of our knowledge along to you, in order to help you understand your transmission a little better. Here, we discuss the synchronizers in your manual transmission, and how to know if one of yours is faulty.

automatic transmission adjustment

For the most part, automatic transmissions are exactly that; automatic. However, there are a couple of components that require adjustment from time to time, to keep your transmission shifting like it should. At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, our team of expert mechanics knows how to do just that.

clutch that says high improvement

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, we’re fans of drivers who tweak and customize their vehicles to meet specific wants and needs. For many car enthusiasts, a manual transmission is a must, and the performance of that transmission relies heavily on the clutch.

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