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Blog 2017-11-16T11:08:23+00:00

Suzuki’s Recalled Transmissions Could Pose a Crash Risk

While Suzuki remains a fairly niche auto manufacturer in an industry dominated by Fords, Hondas, Mazdas, and Toyotas, many Suzuki drivers are extraordinarily brand-loyal. But unfortunately, a recent recall of around 6,000 2013 Kizashi sedans and SX4 hatchbacks could dampen some drivers’ enthusiasm, especially as this recall involves a potentially dangerous issue with the transmission control module (TCM). Read on to learn more about this recall and how affected Suzuki drivers should proceed. What Should [...]


Fiat Chrysler Issues June 2018 Transmission Recall

In May 2018, Fiat Chrysler—the automaker that produces a wide range of Dodge, Jeep, Chrysler, Ram, and Fiat vehicles—issued a recall of more than a half-dozen different 2018 makes and models. Although this recall didn’t officially begin until mid-June, owners should exercise caution if they're planning to drive any recalled vehicles that haven't yet been repaired. Read on to learn more about the vehicles that are impacted by this recall and how a defective transmission [...]


Transmission Fluid Basics for Car Owners

Want to be able to drive a car for years to come? Many car owners overlook the need for basic maintenance to ensure optimal gearbox performance. Get insights on what to know about transmission fluid and when to change it out. Is It Necessary to Change the Transmission Fluid? Yes. However, an owner may accumulate 100,000 miles on their vehicle before this is required, according to service manuals. Owners planning to hold on to a [...]


Could Your Manual Transmission be Enough to Foil a Car Thief?

If you often find your vehicle’s make and model on the list of most-stolen vehicles in the country, you may wonder what—if anything—you can do to make your vehicle less attractive to would-be thieves. Despite a nearly endless variety of anti-theft devices, from keyed steering wheel bars to ear-piercing alarms, one of the most effective theft-prevention devices may lie just below your vehicle’s shift knob, foiling thieves at no extra cost to you. Statistically, there [...]


How Can Living in An Ultra-Rural Part of The U.S. Affect Your Recall-Related Repairs?

Living in a remote or rural part of the U.S. can bring with it many advantages, especially for those who value privacy and independence. However, if your vehicle is subject to a manufacturer's recall of its engine, transmission, or another major component, you could find yourself facing some steep hurdles when it comes to having your vehicle repaired quickly and locally. What problems can be faced when scheduling a recall repair in a rural area? [...]


The Popular 2018 Hyundai Sonata Receives an Improved Transmission

For years, Hyundai has been working hard to develop a reputation for quality and reliability. One of their leading models, the Hyundai Sonata, has consistently been one of their highest-selling cars in recent years. The 2018 Hyundai Sonata maintains many of the features that made the 2017 version of the same model so successful; however, there are a few changes that anyone with experience driving prior iterations of the Sonata will notice. One of the [...]