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Beginner’s Guide to Choosing the Right Snowmobile Lindsay Premo|Dec 12, 2017 8:42 AM Having grown up in the country, snowmobiles were a common form of transportation. When I was little my dad would tow the toboggan behind our late ’80s (don’t even try to guess my age from that!) machine to the local bar for […]

Transmission maintenance requires a shift in thinking Like motor oil, transmission fluid must now do more. Matt Erickson | TECHNICAL MANAGER – PCLT PRODUCTS AND MECHANICAL R&D What’s more important to your vehicle, the engine or transmission? It’s a trick question; they’re equally important. You’re not going anywhere without either one. But which do people […]

Common Fixes for a Transmission that Jerks or Hesitates John Baker|Dec 19, 2016 9:06 AM   Here are a few common reasons why your transmission may shift erratically, jerk or hesitate. • Low fluid level • Depleted fluid frictional properties • Poor cold-temperature fluidity Start with the easiest fix There’s an old adage when troubleshooting: […]

How to Check Transmission Fluid (and What Type Do I Need)? John Baker|Aug 01, 2016 8:50 AM It’s a good idea to check your vehicle’s transmission fluid about once a month to monitor fluid level and condition. Check the fluid immediately if the transmission jerks, hesitates or shifts hard. 1. Obtaining a correct reading on […]