When you think about diesel engines, you probably think about large trucks and machinery, and maybe a few oddball cars over the years. So how long has diesel really been around, and why is it used the way it is today? More specifically, why should you choose a diesel engine for your needs? Here at Jerry's Transmission Service, Inc in Lester Prairie, MN, we discuss this with customers often based on their unique needs along with the history of the diesel engine.
Transmissions are complex, and over time they will wear out and eventually break. Knowing what to look for will play a key role in preventing your transmission from failing prematurely. At Jerry's Transmission Service, Inc in Lester Prairie, MN we want to give you some insight on how your transmission works and how it can fail.
The Turbo on your Chevrolet, Dodge, or Ford diesel truck is an integral component of your truck’s ability to perform. Turbos affect everything from power output to fuel mileage, allowing your pickup to reach its full potential in terms of power, torque, and efficiency. At Jerry's Transmission Service, Inc in Lester Prairie, turbo knowledge is one of our specialties, because we understand the importance of quality turbo parts, replacements, and repair.
Manual transmissions have been around for a long time and if you have ever driven a manual you know how exciting they can be. Manual transmissions have also been referred to as standard transmissions, stick shifts, manual gearbox, or a simple gearbox. No matter what you call it, manual transmissions are fun to drive, better on fuel, reliable, and somewhat safer. So what do you know about manual transmissions; where did they come from, and how do they work? Jerry's Transmission Service, Inc in Lester Prairie, MN knows, and now you will too.
Fleet cars, vans, and trucks see a lot of wear and tear. If your engine has already called it a day, then it’s obviously case closed - you need a new engine or a new vehicle. However, there are many times when an engine is about to go down, and you can get it taken care of before it kicks the bucket for good - saving you time and towing in the process.
Manual transmissions are durable, reliable pieces of equipment. Still, sometimes problems arise. Jerry's Transmission Service, Inc in Lester Prairie has the answer to a question that plagues many manual transmissions; why does my transmission pop out of gear?