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Auto Care Tips – Check Engine Light

By | December 12th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Engine Performance|

  If your check engine light comes on, head on into your nearest Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

When the Temperature Gauge Starts to Climb…

By | August 3rd, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Engine Performance, General Repair, Warning Light|

It’s the middle of summer, the temperature’s pushing into triple digits, and you’re stuck in traffic. Suddenly a light on the dashboard comes on; it looks like a thermometer. Your car’s beginning to overheat. What should you do? First, if the air conditioner’s on, turn it off; if it’s off, [...]

Engine Coolant Replacement – Auto Care Tips

By | March 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Engine Performance, General Repair, Maintenance|

For help with servicing your cooling system, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

How To Do An Oil Change – Auto Care Tips

By | March 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Engine Performance, General Repair, Maintenance|

For assistance with your oil changes contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Car Smell Like Rotten Eggs? – Reasons To Have Your Engine Checked

By | January 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Engine Performance, General Repair, Maintenance|

If you have any need for engine repair or replacement, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center today!

Exhaust Smell In Car? – Reasons To Have Exhaust System Checked

By | January 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, Engine Performance, General Repair, Maintenance|

If you've got an exhaust smell in your car, or any other exhaust system issues, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center today for help!

How Often Should I Change My Oil? – Car Maintenance Advice

By | August 17th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, Engine Performance, Maintenance|

When it comes to changing your car’s engine oil, everyone has a different opinion. Some say four times a year; others say every 3000 miles; still others say once a year should be plenty. The bad news is there’s really no one answer to that question. It depends on your [...]

How Often Does My Car Need A Tune-Up? Car Performance Advice

By | August 4th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, Engine Performance, General Repair, Maintenance|

There used to be a time when you’d have your car tuned up every September. If not, you’d have it towed in to the shop around November. One way or another, you were getting that car tuned up! Today’s cars aren’t like that. They no longer have points; many don’t [...]

Car AC Problems? – Temperature Trouble Help

By | July 8th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, Engine Performance, Maintenance|

Summertime… the days get longer and the mercury begins to rise. It’s a great time for families; not so much for your car. Because nothing puts more strain on your car’s engine and drivetrain than high temperatures. Add the air conditioning to the mix, and you have a recipe for [...]

How To Get Better Gas Mileage – Improving Fuel Economy

By | January 8th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, Engine Performance|

Trying to increase your vehicle's fuel economy? You can start by keeping your car maintained properly. Improve Your MPG Other than regular maintenance, here are some tips to help you get better gas mileage: Keep the tire pressures filled to factory recommendations Change the engine oil regularly, using the lightest grade oil [...]