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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 By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM.

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Your transmission cooler is an integral part of the reliability and proper function of your transmission. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we’re well equipped with the knowledge you need about coolers, and the ability and equipment necessary to keep your transmission in good shape.

There’s a huge appeal to buying a used car from a private party seller. Bypass the dealership, the hidden fees, the markups, the hassle, and save yourself some money in the process. But what’s the risk? Have you found a deal or a dud?

Manual transmissions require far less maintenance than automatics. However, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need a fluid check from time to time. Here’s what you should know about checking and adding fluid to your manual transmission, from By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM.

RPMS on a car

Your transmission’s shift points are exactly what you think they are - the points at which your transmission shifts. From the transmission experts at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, here’s what you need to know about them.

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It makes sense that a car that is rarely driven will last longer, right? It may seem counterintuitive, but that isn’t necessarily the case. Vehicles are meant to be driven, and various issues can arise if they aren’t stored properly or driven fairly regularly. If you have a car, truck, or SUV that you only drive occasionally, in the summer, to car shows, etc., this one is for you. Here’s what you need to know, from By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM.

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For the first several decades of automotive history, transmissions weren’t reliant on electronics for operation. Today, that simply isn’t the case. At By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair in Albuquerque, NM, we have the knowledge and equipment necessary to take care of even the most complex transmissions, no matter what type of car, truck, or SUV you drive.

family driving in car

If you're prepping to go on a road trip, you need to be sure that your vehicle is ready for the journey. An unmaintained vehicle could be the difference between a good trip and a trip that goes south really quickly. Here at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair, we want to remind you of some things to do so you and your vehicle are ready for the road. 

1. Get a Pre-Trip Mechanical Inspection - Is it overkill to have a technician give your car a pre-trip once over? Not if it saves you from disaster on the road, and we'd rather be safe than sorry. Here at By The Book Diesel & Auto Repair, our mechanics should be able to identify any significant components that are on their last legs. Even if your car comes back with a clean bill of health, there's a lot of value in having that peace of mind.

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