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It Pays to Take Care of Your Transmission at Cartec Automotive Service

Tuesday 13 September 2016

If you've been paying attention, you've noticed that vehicle engines are getting more and more powerful in TULSA. At the same time, they are getting better and better fuel economy. I've gotta tell 'ya, most of that's because of technological advances in transmissions. To get a better understanding of why that is, let's talk bicycles.You've probably seen plenty of cyclists on TULSA roads. Perhaps you ride yourself. Then you know that a cyclist's cadence is the number of times per... read more

The Cartec Automotive Service Guide to Caring for Your Transmission

Sunday 24 July 2016

Most vehicles have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of TULSA drivers only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in TULSA. You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff like that. Think of your legs as the engine – there's an ideal speed you can pedal and you change gears to leverage the work you're doing.Lower gears for power on hills o... read more

A Cool and Smooth Transmission in TULSA

Wednesday 04 November 2015

When it comes to preventive maintenance on our vehicles, most of us TULSA drivers remember to get our oil changed. But services that occur at longer intervals — like transmission service — sometimes get overlooked. Yet transmission service is part of car care. A poorly maintained transmission will fail and lead to repairs.The transmission transfers power from the engine to the drive wheels. When it's clean and well-lubricated, it gives maximum fuel efficiency. But when it gets dirty... read more

Transmission Service at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Thursday 09 October 2014

Let's talk about transmission service. It can be easy for TULSA drivers to forget about getting their transmission serviced because it doesn't need it very often. It's easier for people in OK to remember to change the engine oil - you know, every 3,000 miles or 5,000 kilometers. But proper transmission servicing keeps your vehicle running smoothly and helps you avoid repairs down the road.The transmission undergoes a lot of stress. The grit you can see in used transmission fluid is actually... read more

Gear Up: Transmission Service at Cartec Automotive Service in TULSA

Friday 05 September 2014

The transmission system in your vehicle allows you to change gears. Lower gears are power gears. They get your vehicle moving and get it up hills. Higher gears get the vehicle up to speed and get it rolling faster. If you have a standard transmission, then you have to do the work of shifting gears yourself. But with an automatic transmission, the vehicle shifts gears on its own. It automatically starts out in low gear and automatically shifts to high gears as it gets rolling. Again, it will auto... read more

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