Monthly Archives: July 2016


Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Shares Tips to Prevent Vehicles from Overheating

By | July 25th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Brand News, General Repair, Warning Light|

Every summer, high temperatures and extreme heat waves take a toll on vehicles and their engines, which can lead to unexpected expenses for unprepared drivers. In fact, the American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates more than 8 million automobiles in need of their roadside assistance during the summer months. Since this [...]

Car Troubles? Explain… Don’t Diagnose

By | July 20th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

True story: A customer brings his car to a repair shop and asks for a wheel alignment. After the alignment’s done, the customer comes by to pick up his car. While he’s paying the bill, he says to the service writer, “Well, let’s hope that takes care of the vibration [...]

Maintenance Doesn’t Cost: It Saves!

By | July 13th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

You just picked your car up from the shop; the bill was $120, and it doesn’t run any better now than it did when you came in. That’s not so surprising, since there wasn’t really anything wrong with it when you brought it in. It was in for maintenance. But [...]

Cottman of Columbia – Extreme Heat and Your Car – ON AIR INTERVIEW – News19 on WLTX-TV

By | July 13th, 2016|Franchisee Videos, Franchisee's In the News, General Repair|

Franchise Spotlight Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care in National Oil and Lube News Magazine

By | July 1st, 2016|Cottman Brand News, Cottman Franchise Development|

With more than half a century in operation, it is safe to say Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care is not new to the business. In fact, Cottman, which first opened its doors back in 1962, was around before anyone even considered the modern transmission repair and quick lube business [...]