Transmission

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

    shifter in park

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, 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 Autoworks in Ithaca.

  • Is it time for a new transmission?

    mechanic working on vehicle

    Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, 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 for a new transmission?

    mechanic working on vehicle

    Is your car, truck, or SUV experiencing transmission failure? At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, 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 Autoworks in Ithaca, 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?

    mechanic working on a vehicle

    Making the call to get a new transmission can be difficult. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we’re here to help you make the right choice.

  • Is That Shaking a Driveshaft Issue?

    driveshaft

    Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.

  • Is That Shaking a Driveshaft Issue?

    driveshaft

    Whatever type of truck you run in your fleet, they all have a driveshaft that connects the transmission to the differential, transferring power to the wheels. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we specialize in diesel truck and fleet vehicle maintenance and repair, including precision driveshaft care.

  • 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? Autoworks in Ithaca has the answers.

  • Is Your Car Trying To Tell You Something?

    dash of car all lit up

    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 Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

  • 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 Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

  • Is Your Pilot Bearing Causing Problems?

    transmission

    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 Autoworks in Ithaca, 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 Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

  • Is Your Transmission Misbehaving? It Could Be Your Valve Body!

    transmission valve in mechanics hands

    “Valve body” is one of those nebulous car terms you hear all the time, but nobody seems to really know what it is. At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we know exactly what a valve body is, what it does, and are well equipped to address any issues your valve body may be experiencing.

  • Is Your Transmission Shifting Erratically?

    transmission

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we know how troublesome it can be to pinpoint a transmission issue and get it fixed. That’s why it’s a good idea to consult us, the experts, for all your transmission needs. We want to help you get on the road safely and quickly.

  • Is Your Transmission Shifting Erratically?

    transmission

    At Autoworks in Ithaca, NY, we know how troublesome it can be to pinpoint a transmission issue and get it fixed. That’s why it’s a good idea to consult us, the experts, for all your transmission needs. We want to help you get on the road safely and quickly.

  • Is Your Transmission Shuddering?

    close up of a transmission

    Transmissions may experience an array of issues, some more serious (or annoying) than others. Since transmissions play a vital role in the operation of your vehicle, it's important to know what to look out for. If your transmission is shuddering, here’s some advice from our team here at Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

  • Is Your Transmission Shuddering?

    close up of a transmission

    Transmissions may experience an array of issues, some more serious (or annoying) than others. Since transmissions play a vital role in the operation of your vehicle, it's important to know what to look out for. If your transmission is shuddering, here’s some advice from our team here at Autoworks in Ithaca, NY.

  • It's Important to have your Clutch Adjusted. Here Is Why!

    clutch

    If you drive a standard shift car, truck, or SUV, there’s a good chance reliability was a factor in your decision to get a stick shift. However, from time to time, even a manual transmission needs to be serviced; when it does, Autoworks in Ithaca has you covered.

  • JASPER - Good Enough for Racing

    At Autoworks we offer only the best products to our Ithaca, NY drivers, that’s why we are excited to partner with Jasper Engines and Transmissions. JASPER is known for their great transmissions, some of which are even used in NASCAR. The JASPER 4-Speed Transmission is currently being used by seventeen team/driver combinations during the 2020 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 4-Speed transmission is also being used by ten team/driver combinations for the 2020 NASCAR Xfinity Series as well.

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