To remain successful in this business, it's vital that you keep up to date on the latest technological advancements when it comes to transmissions. Today, we're taking a look at some newer transmission technologies as well as some emerging advancements on the horizon. So sit back, buckle up, and take notes!
In developing the concept of electronic power steering, creators of the system are devising better ways to replace the hydraulic parts of more traditional power steering setups. Hoses, belts, and pumps are replaced by digital sensors and motors in the EPS systems we see today. One of the most critical parts in an EPS application is the torque sensor, which collects steering direct and road resistance input and communicates the torque, or the amount of turning force, back to the EPS control module.
There are some options a shop has when it comes to transmissions: replace, remanufacture, or rebuild. It's obviously a shop's preference whether they feel they have the ability or the capacity to complete transmission rebuilds in-house. Pros and cons of rebuilding transmissions in-house should be looked at and considered and that's where we come in. Today, we're going to go over some of the positives and negatives of rebuilding transmissions in house.
For the smart automotive service shopper, there are plenty of factors to consider when choosing a service provider. Discerning customers compare reputation, reviews, deals and offers, endorsements, and plenty of other elements within their price range and the distance they're willing to travel for service. However, you should never forget to consider one of the biggest influencing factors when it comes to purchasing auto service: the benefits of your warranty.