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At the heart of your vehicle, your engine and transmission are two of the most crucial parts to upkeep and repair for optimal performance. 

Engine Upkeep

The engine converts energy into the mechanical motion that allows you to drive. Having your check engine light come on is an ominous feeling. However, our qualified service technicians can give you peace of mind with trusted diagnostics and effective repair. When this light comes on, try not to panic. The check engine light is one of the most misunderstood signs. This light can be a warning of something as simple as having left your gas cap off but can also mean that your engine is misfiring. There’s no need to let this warning overwhelm you; in either case, our team can help you find and correct the issue.

Beyond your check engine light, there are some key signs that your engine may be in trouble, including having an oil leak underneath your car. Our team offers engine repair, rebuilding, and replacement in order to provide a full range of services that allow you to choose the most cost-effective solution and make an educated investment in your vehicle. Our services include inspecting and correcting issues concerning the:

  • Spark plugs
  • Ignition system
  • Water pump
  • Fuel pump
  • Sensors
  • And more

Transmission Care

The transmission is one of the most integral parts of your vehicle, serving as the vital connection between the engine and wheels. The transmission aligns the engine output with the speed and load components to allow you to shift between gears smoothly. When your transmission begins to falter, you are likely to quickly notice. Here are some warning signs that your transmission needs to be serviced:

  • Difficulty shifting gears with delayed engagement, especially when transitioning from park to drive
  • Falling out of gear without shifting 
  • Grinding or humming sounds, especially when in neutral
  • Burning odors

If you drive a vehicle with a manual transmission, you should also be wary of a clutch that fails to disengage, as this is often a primary issue with a failing transmission. 

Having your transmission fluid checked on a regular basis along with your other scheduled maintenance can help extend the life of your system and minimize the risk of needing repair and the accompanying costs. 

Repair, Rebuilding, and Replacement with City Auto Repair

The engine and transmission are essential parts to have fully functioning for your vehicle to drive smoothly and reliably. Our team of expert mechanics can quickly diagnose the problems affecting your vehicle and make swift, effective repairs to put you back on the road.