Monthly Archives: January 2016


Winter Driving Safety: Advance Planning Can Keep Cars Running In Inclimate Weather

By | January 11th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

In many parts of the country, where unusually warm weather has prevailed, winter may seem far away. But colder weather, snow and ice will be coming, even if belated, and the experts at Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, a national brand that services virtually any make and model vehicle, [...]

Cottman Total Auto Care National Car Care Month Online Sweepstakes

By | January 7th, 2016|Cottman Brand News|

The 2015 Cottman $100,000 Sweepstakes ended without anyone claiming the grand prize. But Tracy Davis of Everett, Washington, had the closest match to win the bonus prize of $1000. National Care Care Month The Cottman $100,000 Sweepstakes began on October 1 to coincide with the start of National Car Care [...]

How To Jump A Car – Dead Car Battery

By | January 5th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Battery/Electrical|

CAUTION: This procedure is designed for a standard, 12-volt, gas or diesel car or light truck. It doesn’t apply to electric cars or hybrids. CAUTION: Always examine the dead car battery before attempting to jump start it. Never try to jump start a battery that’s cracked, frozen, distorted, or gassing [...]