2J's Automotive Blog
Your vehicle’s clutch system shifts your car into gear so your engine isn’t overworked. Friction between the flywheel and pressure plate give it functionality and over time it will need to be replaced. Older cars usually required you to change your clutch anywhere from 50,000-70,000 miles but now you can make your clutch last well… Read More
The engine is the very heart and soul of your vehicle so it’s important to make sure it’s always running properly and no unusual sounds are occurring while you’re driving. Servicing your engine is nothing you want to wait around on so the sooner you’re able to take time and figure out what’s wrong the… Read More
An automatic transmission is incredibly complex and when you throw in an overdrive it just adds to the number of different working components. Before you jump under the hood and start tinkering with different pieces it helps to know some of the basic functionalities of an overdrive.
The overdrive (O/D) is basically the highest gear in… Read More
Faulty brakes are hard to miss. They’re usually one of the easier things to spot when something is going wrong with your car. Brake pads wear out over time and when you eventually apply the brake pedal you’re going to hear a squeaking or grinding noise coming from the front of your car.
This is the… Read More
The transmission is an integral component to your vehicle. It works hand in hand with the engine and other components under the hood to get your car from point A to point B. Without a functioning transmission getting to point B would take a lot longer.
The automobile transmission is also the most intricate piece of… Read More
A faulty or broken air conditioner is something no one in Texas looks forward to. If you think there is something wrong with your vehicle’s air conditioning unit then finding a fix for the problem as soon as possible would be the best thing to do.
If the Texas heat is beating you down then there… Read More
As a company or organization you need to make sure every working piece and aspect is fully functional and working properly. This includes your fleet of vehicles. If one of your trucks or vans requires services and repairs then you need to make sure to schedule an appointment otherwise it could end up causing serious… Read More
The U-joint, or universal joint, is a rigid rod that allows it to bend in any direction and it is usually used in driveshafts. Their main purpose is to transfer engine power and torque from the transmission to the differential and wheels as the suspension continues to travel.
The universal joint allows the driveshaft to spin… Read More
As the most complex piece of machinery inside your vehicle, the transmission plays a very important part in your vehicle’s performance. Without the transmission the car wouldn’t be able to run properly and if you think it is starting to malfunction then there are some key things you need to look for.
If you have an… Read More
Summer weather is upon us and before it gets too hot outside it would be wise to make sure everything is running properly with your vehicle’s cooling system. If you’re thinking there might be a problem with your coolant then there are a couple of helpful things to look for and be aware of so… Read More