Category: Auto Repair

Do You Know the Four Main Parts of a Car?

September 5th, 2022 by

A vehicle has numerous parts and controls that all work together to function properly. However, there are four main components of a car: the chassis, engine, transmission system, and body. At Croce’s Transmission Specialists in Norwalk, Connecticut, our team of ASE-certified technicians provides top-quality auto repair. Follow our brief overview to learn the main parts

Vehicle Maintenance Myths

September 1st, 2021 by

Don’t Believe All the Auto Repair Myths You Read Online! Maintenance and Auto Repair don’t have to be a mystery: 5 Myths Explained You can find a lot of answers about auto repair on the internet. In fact, you can find so many opinions, many of which conflict with each other. If you’re a bit

The Various Careers in Auto Repair

January 31st, 2021 by

Interested in a Career in Auto Repair? Are you interested in a career in the automotive industry? If so, there’s good news because the auto repair industry has a job for everybody. Whether you’re someone who likes to work with your hands and solve problems or something a bit more analytical, there’s something for everyone

Keeping Vehicle Owners Informed

July 14th, 2019 by

We’re on your side at Croce’s Transmission Specialists It’s Your Vehicle, It’s Your Data and Your Choice. You can do something about it. Watch the short video to learn more.

Auto Repair Assumptions

June 10th, 2019 by

The definition of assume is to think that something is true or probably true without knowing that it is true. Here’s how auto repair assumptions and perception can ruin an everyday experience. With the advancements in automotive technology, many don’t understand how their vehicle works or what maintenance is needed and when. This can make

Heater performance

November 6th, 2016 by

  HEATER PERFORMANCE It is very distressing to turn on a passenger-compartment heater and receive only cold air. If there is no sound, it may mean that debris is jamming the fan or the blower motor doesn’t work and needs replacing. Otherwise, the problem may rest with an electrical fault such as a blown fuse,

Tire Degradation

October 23rd, 2016 by

TIRE DEGRADATION While vehicle owners can rely on tread wear gauges and their tires’ wear bars to assess the need to replace worn tires, they must rely on visual inspection to spot surface cracks that also reflect tire degradation. The fact is that tires are constantly exposed to acid rain harsh chemicals vehicle exhaust ozone

Noise Under The Hood

October 16th, 2016 by

Noise Under The Hood When drivers hear unusual or excessive noise coming from under the hoods of their vehicles, it may be indicative of an engine problem. If a clicking or tapping noise is heard that gets louder as the engine is revved, it may be an upper valve train (“tappet”) noise caused by low

Non-Starter

October 9th, 2016 by

A Non – Starter If a vehicle fails to start when turning the ignition key, the problem could be the starter. Other culprits Other potential culprits can be eliminated by turning on the headlights and trying to start the automobile. If the headlights dim while doing so, a bad battery or corroded battery terminals may be suspected.

Uneven Braking

September 18th, 2016 by

UNEVEN BRAKING Back when most automobiles were outfitted with drum brakes, uneven braking (often referred to as “brake pull”) was quite common. But even though self-adjusting disc brakes have become more the rule than the exception, uneven braking can still be a problem. Although self-adjusting disc brakes are supposed to automatically compensate for pad wear,