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As Memorial Day is approaching, we want to take this opportunity to recognize those who have fought for our country. Their sacrifice keeps us safe and here at Jake's Auto Garage we would like to share our appreciation this Memorial Day. Regardless, of where you find yourself on this day, we hope that you take some time to pause and think of those who have lost their lives fighting for this country. To any customers or community members who have served our nation so bravely, our team here at Jake's Auto Garage we thank you!

shifter in park

At Jake's Auto Garage in Harper, we believe that in order to take care of your car, truck, or SUV properly, you need to know how it works. Today we’re attempting to answer an age-old debate; is it ok to shift from reverse to drive before coming to a complete stop?

transmission

Transmission fluid leaks can often be a pain to track down. If you have a leaky transmission, Jake's Auto Garage in Harper 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.

Car in Park

The key to maintaining a healthy transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s the rundown on shifting your car, truck, or SUV into park before it stops, from the professional technicians at Jake's Auto Garage in Harper.

popping car hood

It’s likely you’ve been exposed to conflicting opinions about having your transmission fluid replaced. You may have heard that cars over a certain mileage should not have the transmission fluid flushed and replaced, because it could damage the transmission, or you may have had someone tell you the first thing you should do at any sign of trouble is have your transmission flushed. At Jake's Auto Garage in Harper, our expert mechanics have the answers you’re looking for.

transmission fluid dip stick

At Jake's Auto Garage in Harper, we know that a key aspect of taking care of your transmission is understanding how it works. Here’s some info on transmission fluid types, in case you’re having trouble finding yours.

gear shift

If you drive a standard shift car, truck, or SUV, there’s a good chance you’ve heard this line from a know-it-all buddy in the passenger’s seat: “You know, it’s bad for the transmission when you leave your hand on the shifter.” But, does what your friend says have any merit? Jake's Auto Garage in Harper has the answers.

clutch cables

Many cars, particularly models produced between the 1970s and the 1990s, utilize cable clutch designs instead of hydraulics to operate the clutch. Here’s a brief explanation of clutch cable systems, from Jake's Auto Garage in Harper.

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Jake's Auto Garage

442 N Ranch Road 783
Harper, TX 78631
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location small (830) 864-4863
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Jake's Auto Garage

23744 Hwy 290
Harper, TX 78631
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location small (830) 864-4177

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Weekdays:   8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Weekends: CLOSED

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