Transmission Articles

How to Inspect Differential Gears for Wear

When changing the differential fluid, it's always a good idea to inspect the gears while you've got the differential cover off. The gears ...

Nissan Altima Transmission Problems

A transmission system in a Nissan Altima connects to the engine's crankshaft and adapts the Altima engine's output to the drive wheels via ...

Examples of a Hydraulic System

Hydraulic systems are systems that move pressurized liquids through confined spaces, such as pipes and tubes. Many modern machines and other types of ...

PT Cruiser Power Steering System Bleeding Procedures

Every time you need to replace a component or part in the power steering mechanism like the pump, hose or piston, you need to bleed the system. This ...

What Are the Signs of a Brake Line Being Cut?

If you suspect a brake line in your car has a cut in it, either because of an accident or vandalism, you should not drive the car until it has been ...

Common Buick Transmission Problems

Transmission problems have been identified for every model produced by Buick, though some years have fared better than others. The problems reported ...

What Are the Signs of Clutch Problems in an Automatic Transmission?

Clutches in an automatic transmission control the activation of planetary gear sets. These are made up of several discs, alternating between metal ...

The Brakes Won't Bleed on My Ford F250

Brake hydraulics is the process of brake fluid under pressure applying force to your brake system. Bleeding the brakes allows you to remove all air ...

What Is a Spider Gear?

Spider gears are a part of your car's gear set allowing its rear wheels to turn at different speeds when necessary without affecting the movement ...