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Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Camarillo Car Care Center Guide To Caring For Your Transmission

Most cars and trucks have automatic transmissions, yet a lot of Camarillo car owners only have a fuzzy understanding about what a transmission does. Think back to the last time you rode a bike in Camarillo . You started out in a lower gear and shifted to higher gears as you went faster. Down shift for hills, stuff like that. Think of your legs as the engine – there’s an ideal speed you can pedal and you change gears to leverage the work you’re doing. Lower gears for power on hills or for starting out. Higher gears for more speed. That’s what the automatic transmission does – it automatically starts in lower gears and shifts up to higher gears to go faster on CA freeways. And automatically shifts back down to climb Camarillo hills, pass or start up again. SUV automatic transmissions have certainly gotten more sophisticated in recent years. They have more speeds than before: the base is four speeds, five ... read more

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