Chicopee Auto Repair

Powertrain System

We provide inspection, maintenance and repair to all powertrain system components including engine, transmission (manual or automatic), suspension and associated components. The powertrain system in today’s vehicles is a sophisticated integration of mechanical and electronic sub-systems. Whether it’s front-wheel or rear-wheel drive, automatic or standard transmission, the modern powertrain system is designed to provide an optimum balance of performance, economy and safety, as long as its components are properly serviced and maintained.

Service and Maintenance

The lifeblood of the powertrain system are the various fluids and control mechanisms that keep it operating smoothly. Follow the recommendations in the vehicle’s owner’s manual for all fluid changes (oil, transmission and coolant) and have all powertrain components inspected on a regular basis.

Signs of Wear

In modern vehicles, the “Check Engine” light serves as the gatekeeper to a vehicle’s powertrain system. If it lights, the vehicle should be checked. Often the problem is minor, but you won’t know until a certified mechanic has evaluated the system. Other signs of wear in the powertrain system are:

  • Engine–Rough running, high oil and/or fuel consumption, visible smoke while engine is running.
  • Automatic Transmission–Slow shifting between gears, slippage, or evidence of fluid leaking.
  • Manual Transmission–Slippage, lack of transmission engagement or inability to shift smoothly.
  • Suspension–Rough riding, poor braking, abnormal tire wear, vehicle pulls to one side, or signs of fluid leaks.

Service Menu

We provide inspection, maintenance and repair to all of these powertrain system components:

  • 4×4 Service & Repair
  • Ball Joints
  • Power Steering
  • Shocks & Struts
  • Transmission Seals
  • Axle & Pinion Seals
  • Clutches
  • Rack & Pinion Systems
  • Steering Linkage
  • Universal Joints
  • Axle & Wheel Bearings
  • CV Boots & Joints
  • Ride Control
  • Tires & Wheels