parts of a transmission

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? American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM has the answers you need.

turbocharger under hood of car

The turbo on your diesel pickup truck is a precision-engineered component. As a result, proper maintenance is essential to keep it going strong, and American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM is the place to do that. At tens or even hundreds of thousands of RPM, keeping everything in good shape is absolutely necessary. Fortunately, turbos don't really require any special maintenance - they just make the maintenance you do all the more important.

mechanic checking on tire

Most people ignore their tires, yet tires are undoubtedly a critical safety component on a vehicle. Here at American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we know where the rubber meets the road affects traction, handling, steering, stability, and braking. Because of this, sudden tire failure can have serious consequences, especially if it occurs when operating at high speeds. 

SUV parked on a dirt road

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we aim to keep your four-wheel drive or all-wheel drive car, truck, or SUV ready for anything. 4X4 systems are pretty low maintenance, but equally as important to maintain as your engine or transmission. At American Auto Clinic our technicians have the tools and knowledge to help keep yours going strong.

At some point or another, we’ve pretty much all dealt with a dead car battery. There’s a good chance you already know how to jump-start your car - if not, don’t worry! Here’s everything you need to know, from American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM.

The hydraulic system in your transmission is responsible for telling the mechanical components what to do, and when to do it. In order to better understand how your transmission works, it’s important to understand the mechanical components of it.

Injector

At American Auto Clinic in Albuquerque, NM, we see our fair share of damage that could’ve been prevented. Leaking injectors are one of the main ways a diesel engine can meet its demise - but the good news is, engine failure can be avoided, as long as the problem is taken care of.

Engine

American Auto Clinic is the leader in engine repair or replacement in high performance vehicles. The staff at American Auto Clinic take the time to educate our customers because we know it isn’t always easy deciding what to do next when it comes to major engine repairs. Fortunately, we’re here to help you make the best decision for your situation. We want your engine working at maximum efficiency while you’re driving in and around Albuquerque, NM.

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