Yearly Archives: 2022

What Are the Signs of Bad Transmission Fluid?

What Are the Signs of Bad Transmission Fluid?

Transmission fluid is a red car fluid responsible for lubricating transmission components and supplying hydraulic pressure to the transmission system. Similar to engine oil, drivers should not neglect their transmission fluid as it can cause wear and tear on its gears down the line.   You can rely on the experts at Edmonton Chassis to keep your transmission running in tip-top shape as we provide quality transmission fluid services. Most transmission fluids last 50,000 kilometers, give or take. Because automatic transmissions create more heat than manual transmissions, they require to be serviced more frequently.   Besides following your manufacturer’s recommended maintenance interval, you can also look for signs of bad or worn transmission fluid. Below are 4 instances where you should have your transmission fluid checked: Red Puddles Under Your Vehicle Transmission fluid leaks aren’t typically caused by old fluid but more often from worn parts carrying the f ... read more

What Are the 4 Types of Car Frame Damage?

What Are the 4 Types of Car Frame Damage?

  Did you know that the average driver experiences a vehicle crash once every ~18 years? Besides your worries about personal safety, the next biggest concern that comes with accidents is vehicle damage. Car frame damage is one of the worst types of damage you can get because it can have devastating and costly repercussions. In this blog, we will discuss the various types of frame damage and how the experts at Edmonton Chassis can repair them. 4 Main Types of Car Frame Damage Sagging Frame - This type of damage occurs when there are gaps in the body of the car. The frame will be uneven and lean inward to create gaps. This type of damage can add extra strain to your tires and coils. Twisted Frame - While twisted frame damage is similar to sagging, this type of damage is more challenging to diagnose. You may notice the damage particularly while driving, as you may experience a drop in steerability and stability. Sway Damage - Sway damage often happens when a collision occurs in ... read more

How to Make a Salvage Car Road-Worthy Again

How to Make a Salvage Car Road-Worthy Again

Most of the time, salvage vehicles are sold for less than their actual worth because the automobile has been totaled. Because salvage title vehicles are sold for less than their worth, it makes a good budget car. However, for an automobile with a salvage label to become safe and roadworthy again, it would require inspections and some serious repairs. If you're looking to get your salvage title car back on the streets, here is everything you need to know about it.   What Does a Salvage Title Mean? A salvage title is simply a name for any vehicle damaged and regarded as a total loss by an insurance company. This typically happens when the cost of repairing the vehicle is greater than the vehicle's actual worth. The insurer will resell the damaged car to an automotive company that rebuilds or repairs the car. The salvage title becomes permanent and helps to indicate to buyers that the car has previously been damaged.   Salvage vehicles tend to have a negative stigma ... read more

5 Symptoms That Indicate You Need a Wheel Alignment

5 Symptoms That Indicate You Need a Wheel Alignment

Correct and quality wheel alignment is essential for a smooth and secure car ride. There are several warning signs of wheel misalignment that are easy to miss. The following are five of the most common indications that it is time for a wheel alignment service:    Sign #1: Difficulty Driving Straight A vehicle that pulls to the left or right when you want to drive straight could significantly indicate that you've suffered from poor alignment. You might experience anything from a small tug to a hard jerk.    Sign #2: Uneven or Rapid Tire Wear When you notice your tires are wearing quickly and at uneven patterns, you most likely are dealing with an alignment issue. To put a stop to the damage, you should bring your car to our auto repair shop for service soon.   Sign #3: Off-centered Steering Wheel Similar to the first sign, your steering wheel will look crooked as it can't position itself straight. A frequent event of this suggests that your whee ... read more

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