Vacuum pressure plays a critical role in keeping your engine running smooth, and performing it’s best. From ABC Transmission & Auto Care / Auto Body in Atlantic Beach, FL, here’s some info on vacuum pressure, why you need it, and how to tell if you’ve got a vacuum leak.
At some point, while waiting for your tank to fill up, you’ve probably wondered what the difference is between the choices of gasoline at the pump. Typically, you see three buttons, with a number between 85 and 98, in ascending order and ascending prices. These numbers are octane ratings, which you probably know; but what is an octane rating, really?
The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at ABC Transmission & Auto Care / Auto Body in Atlantic Beach, FL, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.
Your turbocharger will work in essentially the same way, whether you drive a Powerstroke, Cummins, or Duramax diesel pickup. While there are differences in designs and applications, turbos haven’t changed all that much over the past century. Now that you know what one is made of, we’ll look at how it works.
Charging and electrical systems, particularly on luxury and performance cars, are the most intricate and complex systems on your vehicle. It takes highly trained technicians armed with the right equipment to properly diagnose and repair electrical issues on high-end vehicles such as Porsche, Audi, BMW, MINI, VW, and Subaru. At ABC Transmission & Auto Care / Auto Body in Atlantic Beach we have the technicians and the tools you need to get the job done right.
At ABC Transmission & Auto Care / Auto Body in Atlantic Beach, we understand all too well the importance of changing your oil regularly. Three to five thousand miles sounds like a lot, but it doesn’t really take that long to rack them up. The busier you are, the more you probably drive, and the more likely you are to forget it’s time to change your oil. Here are some reasons to pay attention to your oil changes, and help you better understand why oil changes are so important.