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air filter being added the engine

Air filters are an important part of vehicle maintenance. What many people don’t realize is you actually have two filters; one for your engine and a cabin filter to filter the air coming into your car. Both of them function the same way but have entirely different purposes. They are often neglected, particularly the cabin filter, and yours may need to be changed right now. This guide, provided by Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, highlights the importance of filters, symptoms of an overused one, and how to maintain them.

very old rusty car

Who created the world’s first car is actually a matter of debate; since the invention of the engine, people had been installing them on horse carriages to make them self-propelled. Even when automobiles specifically designed for engines came around, they were hardly recognizable as a car by today’s standards. However, the first patented automobile, a vehicle specifically designed to be propelled by an engine, was built by Karl Benz and completed in 1885.

water pump

“Water pump” is a term you’ve most likely heard in conversations about vehicles. But what is it, what does it actually do, and how do you know if you need a new one? At Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, we know the answers to these questions, and soon you will too.

spark plugs

“Spark plug” is a word you are likely familiar with; it’s one of those car terms that you’ve heard your whole life. You know they’re important, you know sometimes they need to be changed. But how do you know when it’s time to replace them? What do they do, and where do they go wrong? Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg has the answers.

Transmissions rarely go out without a warning. Typically it takes a while, during which time there will be observable symptoms. Sometimes it’s an easy fix and sometimes it isn’t, but it’s always better to catch an issue and get it repaired as soon as possible. Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL has provided you with a few things to watch out for.

driving car on highway

Nearly every day, you drive your vehicle. Whether it be a couple of miles to the store or a full-on road trip across the nation, you want to make sure that your vehicle is safe to drive and the systems are in check and/or up-to-date. Here are a few reminders to check and see if your vehicle is running in top shape.

mechanic working on vehicle on lift

Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL has some information for you on what you can expect. We’ve repaired countless leaky transmissions, and now we’re here to share some of our knowledge with you.

radiator hoses

Your radiator hoses are under a lot of pressure, in both the figurative and literal sense. From Lake-Sumter Transmissions in Leesburg, FL, here’s what you need to know about the radiator hoses on your car, truck, or SUV.

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