Our Colorado Springs Technicians Help You Understand The Symptoms Of Drivetrain Trouble

Our Colorado Springs Technicians Help You Understand The Symptoms Of Drivetrain Trouble

| By: Christian Brothers Automotive

We take daily questions from Colorado drivers wondering when to schedule maintenance and repair service.

One of the most fundamental components of your car’s operation is the drivetrain system. This crucial systems affects every part of the vehicle’s drivability and requires regular maintenance to stay in excellent condition.

Unfortunately, this system is often overlooked. To fully understand proper care of the drivetrain, here are the main signs your car is in trouble.

Symptoms of drivetrain problems

When your drivetrain is faulty, there are a few key signs to look out for.

The signs of a compromised drivetrain include:

  • Strange or unfamiliar noises
  • Shudders and vibrations
  • Shifting problems
  • Strange odors
  • Leaking fluids
  • Malfunction indicator lights are on
  • The “check engine” light is on

If you drive a car that is regularly used for towing, this activity is considered a “severe operating condition” and the drivetrain, as well as the cooling system, will require more frequent maintenance.

Although your drivetrain will not last forever, your partners at Christian Brothers Automotive Woodmen & Powers can advise you in ways to maximize the lifespan of this system. Check your car owner’s manual to know the right intervals to schedule a drivetrain inspection or maintenance service with our Colorado Springs car shop.

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During the check-in process at our Colorado Springs auto repair shop, the helpful staff gathers as much information as possible on your car. We ask how long you’ve had the vehicle, what it’s primarily used for and how long you plan to keep it. This report, along with the results of our courtesy inspection, help make sure your drivetrain is up to par.

Regular drivetrain maintenance can save you time, save you money and extend the life of your vehicle. To schedule drivetrain service today, call Christian Brothers Automotive Woodmen & Powers in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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