: Manual transmission

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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Not Music to Your Ears

Unusual noises from your car or truck engine need to be evaluated as soon as possible to prevent major damage. If you’re getting ready for a day – or weekend – trip to Country Jam USA in Eau Claire, you’re looking to hear country music, not sinister sounds from under the hood of your car…
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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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Meet Our Expert in Hybrid, Electric Vehicles

Jack McDermott is a certified, award-winning technician who also fixes gas-powered vehicles. Jack McDermott is a native of Shullsburg. He has an associate degree in automotive technology from Southwest Tech in Fennimore. He worked for GM before he became Terry’s Car Care’s go-to  guy for hybrid cars, hybrid trucks and electric vehicles. He has more…
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