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Why Tampa Drivers Need To Change Their Transmission Fl

The transmission undergoes a lot of stress. The grit you see in used fluid is actually bits of clutch material. This grit flowing through your transmission under pressure eats away at seals and gaskets which can lead to leaks. The transmission operates at very high temperatures – much higher than engine temperatures. Those high temperatures…

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Timing Belt

Let’s address a very important maintenance item for everyone in Tampa FL – timing belt replacement. It’s important because letting this one slide can lead to very expensive engine damage. Your timing belt choreographs the timing of your combustion process. Your pistons travel up and down in the cylinder. Intake valves open at the right time to let…

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Fuel System

I’d like to give our friends in Tampa, FL, a quick overview of the fuel system. It starts with the fuel pump. The fuel pump is located inside the tank and pumps fuel out to the engine. Somewhere along the way is a fuel filter whose job is to filter out dirt before it hits the engine. Then…

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Preventive Maintenance Schedules

Auto Pro Tech Question on Engine Failure Nov 5th, 2017 Auto Pro Tech Question: I’m Collins of Tampa. I had my engine go out and had to have it completely re-done at Auto Pro in Tampa. What could I have done to prevent this? Auto Pro Tech Answer: You’ve got to feel for Collins: an…

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Wheel Bearings

Simple Answers from Auto Pro for Tampa: Wheel Bearings Sep 13th, 2017 Question: I remember my dad having the shop “pack the bearings” on the family car. Is this something I need to have done? Auto Pro Answer: That’s a really good question. At one time, all wheel bearings were “serviceable” and needed to be…

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Check your brakes so you stay safe!

Service Your Drum Brakes at Auto Pro in Tampa Brakes that work properly are essential to the safety of Tampa . You want to carefully maintain your brakes. In vehicles equipped with drum brakes, the brake components are housed inside a drum that rotates with the wheel. When you step on the brake pedal, brake…

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