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Nobody wants to put an engine or transmission in their car. However, when that time comes, it’s important to make an informed decision - here are some things to consider when installing a used engine or transmission, from Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC.

transmission

Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to end them so that maybe we can eliminate any future leaks.

If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.

There are seven liquids a car can possibly drip: oil, gas, brake fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil, water, and coolant. How do you tell the difference? This article aims to help your know-how.

drivetrain

Your drivetrain is where most of the process of moving your vehicle occurs. The drivetrain includes all the parts powered by the engine to turn the wheels, including the transmission, axles, or driveshafts that combine efforts to propel your car forward (or backward, when you’re in reverse.) At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, our drivetrain specialists are well equipped to keep your car, truck, or SUV reliably on the road and running smoothly along.

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Modern cars are marvels of technological ability. If you drive a luxury or performance vehicle, you especially understand how advanced cars and SUVs have become. At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, we provide what run of the mill service centers can’t; a deep understanding of luxury and performance vehicles, and the equipment necessary to care for them.

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The steering and suspension systems are key safety-related systems that largely determine your car’s ride and handling. Have these systems checked regularly, at least once a year, and usually with a wheel alignment.

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The best way to deal with a blown tire is to prevent it from happening in the first place. However, eventually, a flat tire is going to occur, and it’ll most likely be when you least need it. From Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, here’s what you need to do.

At Bowles Automotive in Mooresville, NC, we’ve got every answer to your transmission questions and needs, and answers to a lot of things that fall outside of that realm as well. Today, we’re talking about the ABS light - an issue that plagues many modern drivers at some point or another.

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