Automatic transmissions are, to many, a mysterious aspect of automotive mechanics. Torque converters, on the same hand, are a mystery shrouded within a mystery. Here’s a basic rundown of how torque converters work, and how to know if yours is failing, from A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL.
Trucks aren’t like cars...your average personal vehicle usually holds about 5 quarts of oil, and you are supposed to change it every 3-5k miles. However, the same logic doesn’t apply to large trucks. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, we know how important proper oil changes and diagnostics are to keep your truck on the road, for hundreds of thousands of miles. Here’s what you need to know:
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, we specialize in detailed knowledge of complicated, performance systems. One such system, which is becoming ever more precise and complex, is the suspension on your car. Luxury and performance vehicles are innovators and leaders in the suspension field; and as such, it takes leading technicians to service them.
Most commercial diesel engines these days are turbocharged. Turbos dramatically increase power and efficiency, particularly on diesel engines, which makes them a must-have item on engines that rely heavily on both. However, sometimes issues arise in turbo systems; at A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, we can fix that.
At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, FL, we have the facilities, equipment, and technicians necessary to complete any job, no matter how big or small. When it comes to fleet and diesel trucks, the right people with the correct equipment makes all the difference - we’ll keep your truck reliably on the road, and we’re the fastest, most efficient repair facility in the business. When it comes to trucks this size, and this valuable, cut-rate maintenance and repair simply won’t do; you need professionals, with the tools and equipment necessary to get the job done right.
Ride quality is an essential part of your driving experience. At A-Ford-Able Auto Repair & Tire Service in St Augustine, we strive to keep your car, truck, or SUV as smooth and comfortable to drive as the day it came off the lot. Your shock absorbers play a huge role in ride quality; here’s what you should know.
Without a working battery, your car will not be able to start. If you perform proper maintenance, however, an average car battery can start your car reliably for roughly four years. Your vehicle's radio and headlights, plus a slew of other important functions, are powered by an electrical current generated by your vehicle’s engine but a vital part of generating electricity is having a place to store it while it’s not being used, which is where a car battery comes into play. The battery holds electrical energy while a car is off in order to help the engine turn over and create a spark to start internal combustion. What you don't want is to have a bad battery!!