The Cottman Man Educational Video Series

Is your car behaving a little differently than it used to? A new noise you’ve never heard or a light on the dash you’ve never seen before? Maybe it just feels a little different… a little off?

The Cottman Man Educational Video Series is just what you’re looking for. It’s been designed to help you get a handle on those minor discrepancies, and let you know which ones you can ignore for awhile, and which ones indicate a serious problem.

Just one more way that Cottman is here to help you get the most out of your car… and your repair dollar!

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Reasons to Have Your
Battery and Charging System Checked

Your car battery powers everything from your radio to your headlights, and it’s important to make sure you always have enough juice! To help you know when your battery requires attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Auto Batteries >>

Reasons to Have Your
Belts and Hoses Checked

Your belts and hoses help keep everything moving under your car’s hood! It’s important to check your belts and hoses during every oil change! To help you know when your belts and hoses require attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Belt & Hose Replacement >>

Reasons to Have Your
Brakes Checked

Your brakes are an important part of your vehicle, and to make sure they’re functioning properly, they should be visually checked once a year or every 25,000 miles. To help you know when your brakes require attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Brake Services >>

Reasons to Have Your
Cooling/Heating System Checked

Your heating/cooling system is one of those things you don’t want to do without. To help you know when your heating/cooling system requires attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

AC Service & Repair >>

Reasons to Have Your
Engine Checked

Your engine is one of the most important parts of your vehicle, and it’s important to check it every 50,000 miles. To help you know when your engine requires attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Engine Replacement >>

Reasons to Have Your
Exhaust System Checked

Your car’s exhaust system protects you from dangerous fumes and helps your car keep quiet. To help you know when your exhaust system requires attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Exhaust & Mufflers >>

Reasons to Have Your
Transmission Checked

Your transmission keeps your car moving!  It’s important to get your transmission and fluid level checked at every oil change! To help you know when it requires attention, we’ve come up with this handy checklist.

Transmission Repair >>

Engine Oil Change
Auto Care Tips

How often you change your oil depends on your vehicle and your personal driving habits. In most cases you should change the oil and filter at least twice a year, or every 5,000 miles.

Engine Oil Changes >>

Transmission Fluid Exchange
Auto Care Tips

The point of maintenance services is to help avoid the need for costly repairs. One of the best ways to get more miles out of your automatic transmission is with a complete fluid and filter exchange.

Transmission Flush >>

Coolant Replacement
Auto Care Tips

It’s easy to remember your cooling systems when it overheats, but one way to help avoid problems is with a complete cooling system service, including draining all the old coolant and refilling the system with new.

Coolant Replacement >>

Brake Fluid Replacement
Auto Care Tips

Chances are you’ve never heard of replacing your car’s brake fluid, but it’s a real service that can save you money and keep you safe, especially on today’s cars equipped with antilock brakes.

Brake Services >>

Tire Rotation
Auto Care Tips

Your tires are a critical part of your car’s safety and dependability. One of the best ways to make sure you get the most out of those tires is with an annual tire rotation and wear check.

Annual Safety Inspection
Auto Care Tips

At least once a year, you should bring your car in for a complete safety check. This is when the technician can look for small problems, before they become dangerous failures.

Underhood Check
Auto Care Tips

For many shops, the basic underhood check is part of every engine oil change. That’s because the technician is already there, under the hood, so the underhood check is a normal extension of the process.

Pre-Vacation Check
Auto Care Tips

Before you start loading your car to head off on a vacation road trip, you should always take it in for a complete, pre-vacation check, to help avoid car catastrophes while you’re away from home.

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