: Automatic transmission

Grinding Gears? | Transmission

If your gears are grinding or making other funny noises, you should stop in to see a Madison auto mechanic. The Dane County Fair opens today and you’ve been looking forward to the events and rides, not to mention the fair food – cotton candy, cheesecake on a stick and, of course, deep-fried Oreos, just…
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These Are Not Beautiful Noises

Odd or unusual noises can indicate potentially serious problems with your car or truck. You’ve occasionally noticed a squealing sound when you apply the brakes on your car or truck. But when you were headed home after a successful shopping expedition at this weekend’s Maxwell Street Days Summer Sidewalk Sale, you heard a more ominous…
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Not Purring Like a Kitten

If your car or truck is roaring like a tiger, you could have major problems. With all the various noises at the Dane County Fair this weekend, you might think that roaring is merely a commentary from one of the Royal Bengal or Siberian tigers in Bruno’s Tiger Show. If that’s what it is, that’s…
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Trouble Getting into Gear?

Your transmission could need fixing. You were sitting at a stop light earlier this week thinking about attending this weekend’s National Women’s Music Festival in Middleton. When you pulled away from the light, your car or truck kind of jerked when it shifted from first into second gear. That’s a sign you might want to…
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