Transmission

Automatic transmissions aren’t easily understood outside of specialists like those at Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA. While it would be impossible to teach you enough to make you a transmission expert in a series of articles, what we can do is give you the fundamental knowledge you need to have a good idea of what your transmission is doing, and how it works.

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Nothing works if your transmission doesn't work!  Simply put you are going nowhere without it and it is the one thing that both car and truck drivers alike never think twice about until it really acts up or they have no power or simply don't move forward.  Most of us have a newer car or truck with an automatic transmission in it vs. a standard transmission so do not notice that it is slipping gears until the problem is really serious so the question is how do you get the most out of your transmission?  The obvious answer is to take care of your transmission with scheduled service per your owner's manual recommendation but we have put together a simple checklist for our Bethlehem drivers to help them become "transmission aware" as it were.

Engine Maintenance

Once your engine is installed, you’ll want to keep it running right. Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA has you covered. Sometimes, engines just wear out - however, most of the time they meet an early demise as a result of improper maintenance. Keep your engine running like new by maintaining it the way your technician recommends.

heater in car

The climate control system in your car works hard to keep you at a comfortable temperature. If you’re having heater issues, trust the performance car specialists with us at Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA to get you comfortably back on the road.

mechanic working on engine

Is your engine on the way out? If it’s already kicked the bucket, then case closed - however, there are a number of other indicators that your engine is about to go, even if it’s still running at the moment. From Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA, here are some signs of trouble that predict an imminent engine failure is in the cards for your car, truck, or SUV.

mechanic working on diesel engine

When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years.  But how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA has the answers you need to become more in-tune with your diesel truck and engine. 

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Our fleet truck customers do not need to spend valuable time in the shop with transmission issues due that could have been avoided by servicing their fleet vehicles based on their owner's manual recommendations!  Especially if it is simply changing a clogged filter, changing fluids or clutch issues!  Our transmission technicians here at Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem believe that service = saving high repair bills!   Therefore, we believe in a proactive approach!

Tires

Your tires are obviously important. However, it’s often underappreciated how much of a difference they make in the ride quality of your car, truck, or SUV, and what they can tell you about the condition of your vehicle. At Dave & Wayne Auto Center in Bethlehem, PA, we like to keep you well informed on what your vehicle is telling you, and how to keep it in good shape. Your tires have a lot to do with that.

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