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Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Shares Summer Road Trip Tips

By | July 24th, 2017|Auto Repair Articles, Battery/Electrical, Maintenance|

Auto Repair Brand Releases Advice for Summer Adventurers  HORSHAM, PA. – As families and friends prepare to hit the road for the summer, there are serious considerations that should be made to ensure that road trips are as safe as they are fun. Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care has [...]

Explaining the Problem

By | June 21st, 2017|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair|

You just headed out to work or the store when you noticed it: a noise you’ve never heard before, coming from somewhere under the hood of your car. Or maybe it wasn’t a noise; maybe it was just something… not right. You know you’re going to have to take your [...]

Cottman of Spartanburg featured on WSPA 7 News

By | June 9th, 2017|Auto Repair Articles, Featured, Franchisee's In the News, General Repair|

Car trouble? There’s an app for that! By: Diane Lee  Published: June 5, 2017. (WSPA) – If you have a problem with your car, you no longer need to go to a mechanic and feel clueless about what’s wrong. Instead, there are a growing number of apps that can [...]

A/C Checkup Keeps You More Comfortable

By | May 8th, 2017|Auto Repair Articles, Heating and Air Conditioning|

When the mercury begins its annual climb toward triple digits, there’s nothing more important to you than an air conditioner that works well. And, even if you think your car’s air conditioner is doing its job, an annual spring checkup is usually a good idea. Generally that includes checking the [...]

Cottman of Lancaster Interviewed for Winter Tips Featured on WGAL 2-8-17

By | February 28th, 2017|Auto Repair Articles, Franchisee Videos, Franchisee's In the News, Maintenance|

Cottman of Lancaster shares winter driving tips for drivers this season!

Should I Choose one Repair Shop or Take my Car to the one that Offers the Best Price?

By | January 9th, 2017|Auto Repair Articles|

When your car needs repairs, you want two things: You want it fixed right, and you’d like to have it done as cheaply as possible. It’s a reasonable desire. So you might be tempted to try checking prices from various repair shops when you need work done. It sounds logical, but [...]

My Engine’s Running Fine; Why Replace the Timing Belt?

By | December 26th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Maintenance|

If you happened to find yourself paging through your car’s owners manual — a good idea, by the way — you may have noticed that it recommends replacing your car’s timing belt as a maintenance item. And, if you checked with your local repair shop, you may have discovered that [...]

Why is it so Expensive to Have My Spark Plugs Replaced?

By | December 19th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Maintenance|

Since replacing the plugs is no longer an annual service, most vehicle manufacturers stopped making them accessible. Today, replacing the plugs may require removing the intake manifold and a lot of other work to reach them. Back in your parents’ day — or yours if you’re really old — a [...]

Auto Care Tips – Scheduled Maintenance

By | December 12th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, General Repair, Maintenance|

  To learn about more car care tips and scheduled maintenance at your local Cottman auto repair shop, check out them out here!

Auto Care Tips – Tire Maintenance

By | December 12th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Tire and Suspension|

  To learn about more car care tips and tire performance at your local Cottman auto repair shop, check out more of our company videos.