If you drive a car, truck, or SUV with a manual transmission, you may have heard the term “pilot bearing” or “pilot bushing” before. At Autoworks in Ithaca, we know that the first step to keeping your vehicle maintained is knowing something about how it works. Here’s some helpful information on the pilot bearing, and how to know if yours needs to be replaced.
If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you’ve undoubtedly been told that you’re supposed to downshift to slow down, instead of relying completely on the brakes. But what is the science behind that, and does it matter? Autoworks in Ithaca explains.
A throw out bearing, sometimes called a thrust bearing, is an essential component of your clutch system. If you drive a car, truck, or SUV that’s equipped with a manual transmission, it’s important to know if your throw out bearing needs to be replaced. Here’s some information on the throw out bearing, from Autoworks in Ithaca.
If you drive a car with a manual transmission, you already know you have a clutch. But what exactly is it, and what does it do? At Autoworks in Ithaca, we believe that knowing a little more about your car better prepares you to keep it maintained. Here’s what you should know about your clutch disc.