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Owners Tony and Liz Foy Featured on WLTX News 19 for Car Care Month

By | April 27th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News, General Repair, Maintenance|

https://youtu.be/kMghAjHOqAQ Owner's of their own Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Repair, Tony and Liz Foy celebrate National Care Care Month!

How Anti-Lock Brakes Work: Understanding Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)

By | April 25th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Brakes|

If your car was built in the last 10 years or so, it probably has “ABS” — Antilock Brake System. That sounds impressive, but what exactly is an anti-lock brake system? How do anti-lock brakes work? And how does it affect you? Contrary to popular belief, ABS doesn’t necessarily stop [...]

Car Owner’s Manual Help: Give It A Read

By | April 18th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

Your Car Owner's Manual Is A Wealth Of Information You’re driving down the road when you notice a light on the instrument panel: It’s the letter “B.” What exactly does that mean? A comment on your driving? Is it something serious? Should you pull over, or can it wait until [...]

Dangers of Distracted Driving – Cottman Man Advice

By | April 12th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Brand News|

Cellphones and other mobile devices for GPS and music are great conveniences, but they can also be deadly. Your local Cottman Man warns against using these devices while driving, citing statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that blames distracted driving for as much as ten percent of [...]

Owners Doug and Mary Scott Featured On 41 Action News Regarding National Car Care Month

By | April 11th, 2016|Franchisee's In the News, General Repair, Maintenance|

https://youtu.be/FhB3VEd636Y Owners of their own Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Repair, Doug and Mary Scott celebrate National Car Care Month!

When To Replace Shocks: Does Your Car Need New Shocks?

By | April 11th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Tire and Suspension|

Back in the day, every time you watched your TV or opened a newspaper you could count on seeing an ad for someone trying to sell you a set of shock absorbers. They promised to make your car feel like it was floating on air, and all for just a [...]

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Partners with Benetrends Financial

By | April 10th, 2016|Cottman Brand News, Cottman Franchise Development|

Established franchise now offering franchisees fast and economical custom funding solutions to start or expand an automotive care business. Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, an automotive aftermarket industry-leading franchise that provides quality transmission and automotive care to consumers nationwide, has partnered with Benetrends Financial, the trusted leader in franchise [...]

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Gives Back To The Community

By | April 5th, 2016|Cottman Brand News, Cottman Man Educational Video Series|

Releases Exclusive Collection of Online Video Shorts; The Series Saves Drivers Time, Money and Frustration Car owners can confidently put worry in their rearview mirror -- a memory left behind as an innovative new video series just unveiled is helping drivers distance themselves from the annoyances of automotive troubles. Car [...]

What Are “Normal” Driving Conditions?

By | April 4th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

If taking care of your car is important to you, chances are you’ve tried to look up your maintenance recommendations. One of the best places to find them is in your car’s owners manual. That’s that little book in your glove compartment that’s never been opened since the day you [...]

Car Maintenance Tips For National Car Care Month – Trouble Free Driving

By | April 1st, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Brand News|

We’ve made it through the worst of the winter, and as days get longer and gas prices continue to stay relatively low, many of us will be logging more miles on our cars. “Taking a few minutes now to care for your car can save you lots of time and [...]