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4X4 SERVICES

The technicians at Action Auto Care have years of experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4x4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system (all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously) that employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.

We understand the special needs of these vehicles. These are some of the services we offer.


Transmissions
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Action Auto Care today.

Transfer Cases
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Trust the automotive experts at Action Auto Care for all your transmission repairs.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Action Auto Care today for differentials examination and servicing.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Action Auto Care, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Alignment
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Action Auto Care.

Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are connected to the brake system. They can become worn over time, causing a vibrating suspension and noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they break completely, the vehicle will become very difficult to control and unsafe to drive. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically. Action Auto Care can make sure that your bearings are in good shape and let you know if they need replacement.

Hubs, Seals, Studs, & Nuts
A wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. You can have a safer and smoother ride today by replacing your warped and worn out wheel hubs. Let Action Auto Care replace your worn out hubs today.

Properly working seals provide oil and grease sealing - offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit. This ultimately leads to premature failure of the bearing unit. To keep out contamination and retain lubricant in the bearings, have the seals replaced with new ones. To have the seals replaced by experts, contact or visit Action Auto Care today.

Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. The wheel studs are permanently mounted on the wheel hub through the brake disk or brake drum. To secure the wheel, nuts (lug nuts) are fastened over the stud. Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 760-788-4849 or visit Action Auto Care today.

A wheel nut or lug nut is a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub. A set of lug nuts are used to secure a wheel to the threaded wheel studs (which are fixed to a wheel hub). Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To have your truck's wheels securely fastened to the hub, contact or visit Action Auto Care in Ramona, CA 92065 today.



What Our Customers Are Saying

Staff is great and always helpful. They never overcharge and will work with you on getting things fix that are priority. We have been going to them for 2 years now. We will continue to do so.


-Matthew T.

Great experience! My car unexpectedly broke down and they fit me into their busy schedule. Great communication and didn't cost me an arm and a leg. Now I know where to go in Ramona to get my car fixed. Thank you!


-Kamry B.

The owner Dave is very honest and fair. They've done a great job with my 2001 Ram. Highly recommend them.


-Lynn H.

Dave and his staff are amazing. They know what they are doing and they are very efficient. I have been coming here for many years, and I would definitely recommend them to anyone. Thanks Action Auto!!!


-Angela G.

I have always had a great experience when I have taken my car to action auto. David and his staff have always been very nice, helpful, honest, and professional. They let you know what needs to be fixed/replaced immediately, what may need to be soon or in the near future, and if possible give you options of the such. I won't take my wife's car and my car anywhere else!


-Joseph P.

I have been going to Action Auto for 7 years and have been very happy with their work. They always go over things with you and let you know what is needed and the price. If things change they inform you and let you decide what to do. I would recommend Action Auto to all. Nice place and great service.


-N.E. Price

The guys at Action Auto are the greatest. They really care about the work they do and their prices are great. David the owner is honest, friendly and professional as are all the mechanics who work for him. I highly recommend Action Auto. I am so pleased to have found such a reliable mechanic shop to keep my Honda in excellent running condition.


-Phyllis L.

Just an awesome place with a knowledge and trustworthy people, always friendly and always upfront with whatever problem you vehicle has.


-Leopoldo L.

I took my truck in because the check engine light was on and no one was able to retrieve the codes. Honest and knowledgeable, Action Auto was able to suggest a fairly simple repair and their diagnosis was correct. Affordable and relatively quick too, they have earned my business!


-Alison M.

I HIGHLY recommend Dave at Action Auto. They brought back my confidence in mechanics. I brought my 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee in to find out why the number 6 cylinder kept missing. After all the tests he done he called me and said it was a head gasket and possibly the valves but he couldn't tell me for sure until he brought the heads to machine shop. Once he found out that the valves did need to be done he gave me a call and let me know I told him to proceed. The job was done efficiently on time and a bit under what he quoted and done correctly. He has a great team there and a great lead mechanic. Dave is extremely honest and fair and does care about getting it done right. Thank you Dave, we'll done..


-Myke D.
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