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Five Transmission Problems To Watch Out For A vehicle’s transmission governs the conversion of energy to power the car. As a complex mechanical system, the various moving and interacting car parts produce heat and friction. This makes the transmission system susceptible to damage. If not given...

The Four Stroke Combustion Cycle of a Car Engine Starting a car is as easy as waking up in the morning for humans. Comparable to drinking coffee to energize the body, a car needs fuel in order to function. Moreover, similar to metabolism in which the...

Clutch Replacement: The Road to Smooth Shifting In a car with a manual transmission, an experienced driver knows how to properly work the clutch for smooth starts, shifts, and downshifts.  For those that are not so inclined when it comes to working the gearbox, the smell...

Tips for Driving a Standard Transmission Many people in the world have never driven a stick shift car, mostly because the majority of cars are automatic these days. A stick shift car is one with a manual transmission that requires you to switch gears yourself, as...

What you should know about your Check Engine light Every car owner should get to know their dashboard lights and their meanings because sometimes a light will pop up on your dash telling you to check or service your engine and it usually comes without a...

Behind The Scenes at Your Local Transmission Shop Before you go in to have your automobile serviced it is a common question what are they going to do?  How long it is this going to take? How much is this going to cost? These questions can...

Car Warning Lights: Know What They Mean Have you ever been driving to work or school, listening to your favorite song and all of a sudden a flashing red light appears on your dashboard and about a million thoughts run through your head? Is it your...

West Coast Transmission Gives Tips: How to Check Tire Pressure It is important when owning and operating a vehicle you have the proper knowledge how to maintain it. It can be dangerous being unaware to the different procedures needed to keep it safe for the road....

Everything You Need To Know About an Automatic Gear What a lot of us don’t know is that our car has an automatic gear, which is generally just called automatic. This type of car is the most common automobile now for many reasons. When a car...