Transmission

  • Are You Experiencing Starter Issues?

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    Starter issues don’t necessarily indicate a bad starter; sometimes a transmission related issue is at fault. If you are experiencing starter difficulties, Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman has the information you need.

  • Are You Facing Transmission Problems?

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    Does your car continue trying to move forward after you’ve put it into park? You may have a transmission issue that needs to be addressed. Here’s what you should know, from the experts at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS.

  • Do Transmission Additives Work?

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    At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, we’re familiar with the many over the counter remedies that promise to cure your car, truck, or SUV of all its transmission woes. But, do any of them actually work, and are they even safe for your transmission?

  • Do You Drive A Manual? Here Is What You Need To Know About Your Clutch Disc!

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    If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you already know you have a clutch. But what exactly is it, and what does it do? At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, we believe that knowing a little more about your car better prepares you to keep it maintained. Here’s what you should know about your clutch disc.

  • Does Idling Hurt Your Transmission?

    transmissionPeople idle their vehicles for a variety of reasons - to warm it up on cool days and to keep it cool on warm days. But what does idling mean for your transmission? Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS has the answers.
  • Does Your Throwout Bearing Need To Be Replaced?

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    A throw out bearing, sometimes called a thrust bearing, is an essential component of your clutch system. If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that’s equipped with a manual transmission, it’s important to know if your throw out bearing needs to be replaced. Here’s some information on the throw out bearing, from Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman.

  • Does Your Transmission Shudder?

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    Does your transmission shudder when you take off from a stop? Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS can fix that for you.

  • Don't Neglect Your Transmission Pump!

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    At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, transmission maintenance and repair is our specialty. Here’s some information on your transmission pump - what it does, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • Fluid Flushes for Your Fleet

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    The transmission in your truck works harder than any other on the road. A fully loaded semi weighs about 40 times as much as a normal passenger vehicle, and racks up twice the mileage. As such, it’s essential to keep your transmission in good shape and regularly maintenanced. Fortunately, Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman has you covered.

  • Have You Noticed a Leaky Transmission?

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    Transmissions are full of gaskets and seals since they rely on hydraulic pressure and fluid to operate. However, there are main seals that insulate the input and output shafts from the outside world, that are more prone to failure than the rest, and easy to diagnose. If you’ve noticed leaking transmission fluid from under your automatic car, truck, or SUV, Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman has the answers you need.

  • How To Avoid Transmission Failure

    At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, we know that hearing you need a new transmission is a dreaded affair. Here’s some advice from the transmission experts on how to prevent that day from coming.

  • How to Make Your Transmission Last

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    Transmissions, like engines, are a major component of your vehicle, and very expensive to replace. Transmissions often go out for very preventable reasons, and sometimes replacing one can be troublesome and expensive enough that it’s not even worth doing, depending on the vehicle. With the right maintenance, most transmissions are extremely reliable; it simply boils down to how well a transmission is cared for. Follow these tips to make your transmission last as long as possible, courtesy of Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman.

  • How To Protect Your Transmission When Towed

    If your vehicle breaks down and you have to be towed make sure you are aware of proper steps to protect your vehicle's transmission. The vehicle’s configuration determines how it should be properly towed to avoid transmission damage. Specifically, it matters if your vehicle is front-wheel drive or rear-wheel drive and whether it’s an automatic or a manual. From the professionals at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS, here’s how to tow your vehicle:

  • I Can’t Find My Specified Transmission Fluid, What Should I Use?

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    At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, we know that a key aspect of taking care of your transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s some info on transmission fluid types, in case you’re having trouble finding yours.

  • Is it Okay to Downshift to Slow Down?

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    If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman explains.

  • Is it Okay to Shift an Automatic Transmission While the Vehicle is Still in Motion?

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    At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, we believe that in order to take care of your car, truck, or SUV properly, you need to know how it works. Today we’re attempting to answer an age-old debate; is it ok to shift from reverse to drive before coming to a complete stop?

  • Is it okay to shift into park before stopping?

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    The key to maintaining a healthy transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s the rundown on shifting your car, truck, or SUV into park before it stops, from the professional technicians at Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman.

  • Is You Vehicle Vibrating? It May Be Your U-Joints

    The term u-joints are commonly thrown around when discussing a vehicle that exhibits vibration or driving issues. What exactly is a u-joint, and how do you know if one is bad? Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman has the answers.

  • Is Your Pilot Bearing Causing Problems?

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    If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.

  • Is Your Transmission Leaking?

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    In theory, you shouldn’t have to add fluid to an automatic transmission. However, if your transmission is leaking, even slightly, at some point you’ll have to. Here’s what you should know, from Diesel Pickup Specialists, Inc in Inman, KS.

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