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Everything you need to know about transmission sensors!

Diagnostic Tablet on engine transmission sensor

Our Tuscaloosa drivers have been experiencing issues with their transmissions and there are a few things that we here at Pitts Automotive, Inc feel are important to know so that you are more comfortable and confident if you are, indeed experiencing a transmission problem of any kind. First, if you drive a vehicle manufactured in the past few decades, there’s a good chance your transmission has a variety of sensors attached to it which monitors all kinds of things - fluid pressure, vehicle speed, temperature, air intake at the engine, and so on.  The first thing to check is your Transmission Sensor, which is a much more affordable fix than replacing your transmission!

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What are u-joints, and how can you diagnose a bad one?

multiple universal joints

U-joints are a small, simple component - in fact, they have changed much since the very first automobiles. However, on any vehicle with a driveshaft, its ability to move depends entirely on the u-joint being there. You’ll often hear “maybe it’s the u-joints” as a solution offered for problems with a vehicle - but what are they, what do they do, and how do you know if yours is bad? Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL has the answers.

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Is Your Diesel Engine on it's Way Out?

Smoke coming out of muffler

Diesel engines are known for their durability, but even the best engine has to be replaced every once in a while. At Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL, we want you to be aware of signs that your engine is about to call it quits.

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Quality Engine Work is a Top Priority

Engine Maintenance

A quality product is only as good as the quality of the installation. You’re dropping some serious money on an engine replacement, on a car that’s worth even more. Pitts Automotive, Inc in Tuscaloosa, AL is here to make sure you get the quality install you need.

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