Transmissions “transmit” power created by the engine to the wheels to move the vehicle forward. Without the transmission, your car would start but it wouldn’t drive. Some transmissions can last the life of a vehicle, but they are also capable of wearing out. Keep reading to learn the signs and symptoms of transmission failure and how to prevent it.
Each year we create tons of videos to help our customers diagnose and complete their own car repairs. Some of these videos become surprisingly popular and others gain as much attention as one might expect.
Of course we know your News Year’s resolution is to do more of your own auto repairs, so here’s a list of our most popular how-to and diagnostic videos from 2019 by views to help you in the new year.
The Cadillac Eldorado had class, luxury, and was the top-of-the-line Cadillac with a long tradition that lasted 12 car generations.
The name Eldorado is actually two separate words in Spanish combined together to translate into “the gilded one.” How appropriate, since the Cadillac Eldorado is legendary for its luxurious feel and special look.
It was supposed to be the last year for the Cadillac convertible, with 14,000 units sold, and marketed as the “last American convertible,” because of expected Department of Transportation regulations, and safety concerns all brought on by car-safety guru Ralph Nader.
The last 200 cars off the line of the 14,000 Eldorados produced were known as the “Bicentennial Edition.”
There are many tools, accessories, and auto-related products you can give as a gift during the holidays for anyone that loves cars. Items that you know someone would love to have but just never got around to buying, or just never thought of purchasing, that can make diagnosing car repairs or inspecting certain parts that much easier.
With a large number of parts and tools to choose from, sometimes it can be difficult to decide what to buy or know where to begin. For these holidays we created a holiday gift guide of some great ideas to get you started. All you have to do is go down the list and follow the link to some of these gifts, and that car enthusiast you know will have one more item for their car-related needs.
A tonneau cover, or truck bed cover, allows a truck owner to keep both their bed and any items stored in it secure. In anticipation of our Black Friday deal on Trail Ridge’s new tonneau covers, we’re sharing what you need to know about tonneau covers and previewing the new selection that will be available exclusively on 1aauto.com.