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Cheap Parts Don’t Cut It and Warranties Matter

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we’re in the business of quality. Quality work, quality parts, and quality service keep a business going. Here is a quick rundown on why it’s important to install components that will perform reliably, and keep you taken care of in the event that they don’t.

Could That Noise Be Your Suspension Bushings?

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we understand how frustrating it is when your vehicle makes mysterious noises that it shouldn’t be making. Here’s a rundown on suspension bushings, to help you figure out what that sound is you keep hearing.

How Potholes Damage Your Vehicle

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Hitting a pothole always hurts - you may not be sure exactly what happens when you hit a pothole, but you can tell it’s not good for your car, truck, or SUV. Here are issues caused by potholes, and what to watch out for if you hit a really rough one, from Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL.

Keep Your Ball Joints in Working Order

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You’re Chevrolet, Ford, or Ram diesel pickup is a heavy-duty machine, designed to tackle all kinds of situations. The ball joints that connect your suspension to the rest of the truck are under a tremendous amount of strain, both on and off-road - it’s important to keep an eye on them, and make sure they’re in proper working order. Here’s how to gauge the condition of your ball joints, from the professionals at Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL.

Maintaining the Suspension on Your Luxury Vehicle

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we specialize in detailed knowledge of complicated, performance systems. One such system, which is becoming ever more precise and complex, is the suspension on your car. Luxury and performance vehicles are innovators and leaders in the suspension field; and as such, it takes leading technicians to service them.

New Rims - reading measurements and why they matter

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, we’re focused on keeping your car, truck, or SUV running well - but we’re here to keep it looking good too. Here’s some information on wheel sizing, to help you make sure your new wheels will fit your vehicle.

Replacing Shock Absorbers

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Tires may be the only part of a vehicle that physically meets the road, but your shock absorbers are next in line. Working with the suspension springs, they absorb shocks from bumps and cracks in the road, while simultaneously controlling bounce and body roll.

Routine Maintenance for Your Suspension

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The steering and suspension systems are key safety-related systems that largely determine your car’s ride and handling. Have these systems checked regularly, at least once a year, and usually with a wheel alignment.

Steering and Suspension for Your Truck

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Whether your diesel pickup is a Dodge, Chevrolet, or Ford, it’s undoubtedly a well-made, heavy-duty machine. However, when an issue does arise, trust Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg to keep you on the road.

Steering Issues with Your Fleet

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Good steering is an underrated and often neglected aspect of commercial truck driving. At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we believe in making sure you have the best truck possible, whether you’re hauling something across town or across the country.

Taking Care of Your 4WD

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Four-wheel and all-wheel drive vehicles are becoming very popular. While they have some practical advantages they do require different maintenance techniques. Your vehicle has to be ready to take on the challenges of your driving style or terrain in the area and in order to keep those service bills down and avoid any costly repairs it's important to be pro-active. Here is everything you need to know about your four-wheel-drive truck as well as some of the things our technicians at Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL check every time you visit our shop to ensure we take care of any issue you might have.

What are Tie Rods?

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, reliable trucking is our main concern. From oil changes to engine rebuilds, our expert mechanics have the knowledge, equipment, and ability necessary to keep your rig on the road, and performing its best. We also believe that driver knowledge is key to achieving this goal; in pursuit of that, here’s some information on a simple but important part of your truck, the tie rod.

What Does a Ball Joint Do?

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At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we know you’re busy. We also know that while there are certain issues with your car, truck, or SUV you can ignore for a while, some of them shouldn’t wait. While serious issues are often obvious, sometimes they aren’t - ball joints are one such case.

What Is A CV Axle?

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You may have heard the term CV axle before in reference to your car but aren’t entirely sure what it means. Here’s your answer, from Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, as well as a guide to determining if yours need replacement.

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