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Sometimes it can be hard to tell if a transmission is working the way it should or not. Is it supposed to make that noise? Is that problem a symptom of the transmission or something else? Fortunately, Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL has the answers.

If you drive a vehicle with more than a few miles on it, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed an occasional drip underneath it that leaves spots wherever you park. Identifying what is leaking from your car will help you determine whether or not it’s a cause for concern, and what to do about it.

There are seven liquids a car can possibly drip: oil, gas, brake fluid, transmission fluid, gear oil, water, and coolant. How do you tell the difference? This article aims to help your know-how.

At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we’ve got every answer to your transmission questions and needs, and answers to a lot of things that fall outside of that realm as well. Today, we’re talking about the ABS light - an issue that plagues many modern drivers at some point or another.

truck tires

Whether you drive a Ford, Chevy, or Ram diesel truck, your tires are an important aspect of the way your truck performs. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we’re here to keep you in the loop on what type of tires are out there for you, and what your tires say about the condition of your truck.

diesel

Once you’ve settled on an engine, the last thing you want to do is cut corners on the final steps. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, we understand the importance of your investment.

cv axle

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 Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL, as well as a guide to determining if yours need replacement.

Everyone has different habits when it comes to washing their vehicle. Many people see it as a purely cosmetic thing, so as long as their vehicle is running and driving right they don’t see a point in washing it all that often. In actuality, washing your vehicle is also an important aspect of maintenance and making a vehicle last. Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL has some vehicle washing tips for you, to keep your vehicle in shape for years to come.

 

transmission

Leaky transmissions can be a pain, not only do they make a mess on the underside of your car, and in your driveway, but the transmission fluid is expensive and inconvenient to deal with. At Hale's Automotive in Marion, IL we want to provide you with some information on where transmission leaks start and how to end them so that maybe we can eliminate any future leaks.

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