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Transmission

  • How To Protect Your Transmission When Towed

    If your vehicle breaks down and you have to be towed make sure you are aware of proper steps to protect your vehicle's transmission. The vehicle’s configuration determines how it should be properly towed to avoid transmission damage. Specifically, it matters if your vehicle is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive and whether it’s an automatic or a manual. From the professionals at Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, here’s how to tow your vehicle:

  • How Transmission Leaks are Detected

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    Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

  • How Your Driving Habits Affect Your Transmission

    Transmissions, while generally durable, can be highly complicated devices. For this reason, they are also expensive to replace, and maintaining one will save you a lot of headache and money in the future. This article from Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD discusses how your driving habits affect your transmission. While automatic transmissions are by far the most common, there are still a considerable number of manual transmissions on the road, so this article covers both.

  • Hydraulic Basics To Keep You Running

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    The operation of your transmission depends on your hydraulics. Even if that sounds like a foreign language to you, at Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, we speak the automotive language. We want you to understand what we're talking about, so here are the basics of the hydraulic functions behind your transmission.

  • I Can’t Find My Specified Transmission Fluid, What Should I Use?

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    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, we know that a key aspect of taking care of your transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s some info on transmission fluid types, in case you’re having trouble finding yours.

  • I Don’t Hear My Car Shift, Is There Something Wrong With My Transmission?

    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, we understand that there are endless ways a transmission can sound, behave, and feel, depending on what type of car it’s in, what type of transmission it is, and the state of the vehicle’s repair. Sometimes, when people buy a different car, they notice it doesn’t act the same as their last car, which leads them to believe there is a problem.

  • I don’t hear my car shift, is there something wrong with my transmission?

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    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, we understand that there are endless ways a transmission can sound, behave, and feel, depending on what type of car it’s in, what type of transmission it is, and the state of the vehicle’s repair. Sometimes, when people buy a different car, they notice it doesn’t act the same as their last car, which leads them to believe there is a problem.

  • I Don’t Hear My Vehicle Shift, Is There Something Wrong With My Transmission?

    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, we understand that there are endless ways a transmission can sound, behave, and feel, depending on what type of vehicle it’s in, what type of transmission it is, and the state of the vehicle’s repair. Sometimes, when people buy a different vehicle, they notice it doesn’t act the same as their last vehicle, which leads them to believe there is a problem.

  • If Your Transmission Doesn’t Have A Dipstick, Do You Still Need To Check The Fluid?

    You’ve noticed an issue with your transmission, or you simply want to make sure the fluid is still at the correct level and looking good. But, you can’t seem to find the dipstick anywhere…what’s the deal? Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury is here to help!

  • Is it Okay to Downshift to Slow Down?

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    If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury explains.

  • Is it Okay to Shift an Automatic Transmission While the Vehicle is Still in Motion?

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    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, we believe that in order to take care of your car, truck, or SUV properly, you need to know how it works. Today we’re attempting to answer an age-old debate; is it ok to shift from reverse to drive before coming to a complete stop?

  • Is it okay to shift into park before stopping?

    Car in Park

    The key to maintaining a healthy transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s the rundown on shifting your car, truck, or SUV into park before it stops, from the professional technicians at Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury.

  • Is it time for a new transmission?

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    Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, we’re here to help. You have a variety of options as to how to handle your failed transmission and knowing your options will help you to make an informed decision.

  • Is it Time to Replace Your Clutch?

    clutch that says high improvement

    At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, we’re fans of drivers who tweak and customize their vehicles to meet specific wants and needs. For many car enthusiasts, a manual transmission is a must, and the performance of that transmission relies heavily on the clutch.

  • Is It Time To Replace Your Transmission?

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    Making the call to get a new transmission can be difficult. At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD, we’re here to help you make the right choice.

  • Is You Vehicle Vibrating? It May Be Your U-Joints

    The term u-joints are commonly thrown around when discussing a vehicle that exhibits vibration or driving issues. What exactly is a u-joint, and how do you know if one is bad? Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury has the answers.

  • Is Your Car Trying To Tell You Something?

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    Transmission failure rarely happens out of the blue - there’s a good chance a transmission will give you a good amount of warning before kicking the bucket. Here are some things you can watch out for, from Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD.

  • Is Your Car Trying To Tell You Something?

    close up of side of car

    Transmission failure rarely happens out of the blue - there’s a good chance a transmission will give you a good amount of warning before kicking the bucket. Here are some things you can watch out for, from our team here at Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD.

  • Is Your Pilot Bearing Causing Problems?

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    If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • Is Your Transmission Leaking?

    transmission fluid being poured into car

    In theory, you shouldn’t have to add fluid to an automatic transmission. However, if your transmission is leaking, even slightly, at some point you’ll have to. Here’s what you should know, from Clyde's Car & Light Truck Repair in Salisbury, MD.

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