Family owned auto repair specializing in exhaust, brakes and transmissions. We specialize in brakes, exhaust and transmission repair and replacement.
Here at East Side Exhaust our goal is to provide our customers with only the best products, services, and quality craftsmanship they deserve. Our focus is on performance, from cars to trucks, and American muscle to exotic euros. We stock over 100 products that will improve the power, performance, and mileage of your vehicle. From stock replacement and repairs to full custom dual exhaust systems. W
e have the expertise to get your job done. We also sell and install cold air intake systems, and performance.
We are open normal business hours! If your currently working from home, now is a great time to get your car repaired. Call us to make an appointment.
As with all businesses right now, our number one concern is the safety of our customers and employees. We will remain open, however, until further notice, we will not be allowing customers to wait while the repairs are being done. We welcome you to drop your vehicle off and we will call you when it is finished. Thank you for your understanding and please stay healthy.
A big thank you to NBC 26 for shooting our commercial yesterday. Watch for us starting Monday, December 16th!
If you have a manual transmission that refuses to go into gear, several things could be the cause of this issue. This includes low transmission fluid, wrong viscosity or thickness of the fluid, or a maladjustment in the shift cables or clutch linkage.
Did you know that problems with the transmission can trigger the check engine light? It’s because Issues in the drivetrain affect other parts of the car, which are then relayed to the onboard computer.
We understand that not everyone has an intimate knowledge of car repairs. If the extent of your knowledge is adding additional transmission fluid, we’re always happy to diagnose and repair more complicated transmission issues.
Did you know that your transmission can have multiple clutches for the same gear depending on where your shifter is? Fortunately, you don’t have to worry about this, since a transmission expert will be able to keep all of your clutches hooked up correctly.
Transmission rebuilding is a process where the transmission is disassembled and checked. Worn or damaged parts are replaced and then reassembled according to the factory specifications, along with new seals, gaskets, bands and clutch.
The first car with an automatic transmission was unveiled by Oldsmobile in 1939. It was an expensive upgrade, as well. In fact, automatic transmissions did not become standard equipment on many cars until the late 1950s.
Did you know that leaving your automatic transmission car in park without engaging the parking break could be a recipe for disaster? When left in park, the only thing keeping your car in place is the parking pawl, and if it slips, your car rolls away.
It’s important to remember that there is more than one way to fix a car’s transmission. We’ll always ensure that our repair method is the most effective one for the make and model of your vehicle.
Even for the mechanically adept, looking at the arrangement of gears inside your transmission is often enough to confuse most people. Fortunately, you don’t need to worry, since a transmission expert knows his or her way around all of the gears and clutches.
Regular automatic transmission fluid change is essential to ensure impeccable vehicle performance and long service life. According to experienced mechanics, it's best to change transmission fluid once every three engine oil changes.
Does your car make a funny noise in neutral? If so, you should have your transmission checked. Possible culprits are a worn reverse idler gear, or worn bearings, combined with worn gear teeth.
Did you know that manual transmissions, if used properly, get better gas mileage than automatics? This is because of the transmissions hydraulic pump which can be a huge power consumption for automatic transmissions.
Unlike the engine oil, when changing transmission fluid, it does not all drain in the pan. In fact, most of it stays in the valve body, torque converter and transmission lines.
The older your car is, the greater attention you should pay to little signs of problems. Periodically place a sheet of cardboard under the transmission at night and check it in the morning for spotting that indicates leaking fluid.
There is a common myth that cars with manual transmission always cost less than those with automatic transmission, which isn’t always true. Today, there are a growing number of cars that cost the same no matter what transmission they have.
Is your transmission having trouble getting into first gear from a stop or while changing other gears? This could be anything from transmission fluid problems to shift cables or clutch linkage issues. Whatever the problem, a transmission expert can fix it.
When a car's windows are down, it can cause the gas mileage to be reduced.
Does your car’s engine seem to sag when you press the accelerator or does your cruise control struggle to maintain the proper speed? These are signs that the accelerator cable is malfunctioning.
If windshield wiper blades become too worn, they may cause scratches to the vehicle's windshield.
When should spark plugs be replaced? In order to ensure peak engine performance and maximum fuel economy, you should replace spark plugs every 30,000 miles or as recommended by your car’s manufacturer.
If your car is equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system, all of the components need to be replaced whenever you change the tires to make sure it continues to function properly.
If you drive an electric car, its motor relies on special brushes to keep it running, and they eventually wear out. Have them checked for signs of wear starting at about 50,000–60,000 miles.
Should the engine temperature warning light come on while you're driving, pull over and turn your car off. Wait at least thirty minutes before opening the hood to prevent accidental scalding. Unless you know exactly what the problem is and how to fix it, arrange to bring the car to us.
If you're struggling with turning the steering wheel, especially at low speeds, check the power steering fluid. If that doesn't correct the problem, it may be an issue with the power steering pump, ball joint, or belts.
There are no spark plugs in diesel engines. They inject fuel into a highly compressed air, and the fuel is ignited by the heat already present within the internal combustion chamber.
If your car is running great but the check engine light is on, this might be an indication that something is wrong. In this case, we suggest you to get your car diagnosed by our expert technicians.
Odd odors coming from your engine after adding oil or radiator fluid, could mean that you dripped oil on the engine and it’s burning off, or the radiator cap may be loose. Check the cap and tighten it, but if the odors persist after two or three days, have us check it for problems.
Are your car’s headlights dimmer than what they should be? It could be the lenses have oxidized. If this isn’t the case, there may be a problem with the alternator or battery. The best way to find out is to have a diagnostic test performed.
Although air bags save lives, they do not reduce the important of seat belt use. In fact, since air bags deploy at explosive speeds, they can harm an unrestrained person. Not using a seat belt can also reduce air bag effectiveness.
Did you know brake pads are designed to let you know when it’s time to replace them? When you hear squealing coming from the tire area when you brake, they're signaling it’s time to have the pads checked and replaced.
Deposits of carbon and gunk can build up on the cylinder heads, reducing power. To prevent (or correct) this, the heads, valves, valve seats and ports need to be inspected and cleaned.
1726 E Mason Street
Green Bay, WI
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