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Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care Shares Cold Weather Driving Tips

By | February 6th, 2017|Heating and Air Conditioning, Maintenance, Tire and Suspension|

Auto Repair Brand Releases Advice for Drivers in Winter Months HORSHAM, Pa. – As the weather continues to grow colder and precipitation inhibits travel, Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care does its best to ensure that all drivers are equipped with the best information to keep themselves – and everyone [...]

I Found an Additive that Said It’d Fix my Transmission. Will it Work?

By | January 16th, 2017|Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

You notice your transmission is acting just a little different; one of the shifts feels a little sloppier or is taking longer to complete. It’s not really bad — you hope! — but you want to avoid a rebuild. So you head over to your local parts store, and there [...]

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 – Tune-Ups

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

If you are looking for some assistance with a tune - up for your car, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center today!

Auto Care Tips – Fuel System Servicing

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

  Need Fuel System Servicing? Check out your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care!

Auto Care Tips – Electrical System Checks

By | December 12th, 2016|Battery/Electrical, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, General Repair, Maintenance|

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

The Parts Store says They can Check my Car’s Codes for Free; Why should I Bring it to a Repair Shop?

By | November 28th, 2016|General Repair, Maintenance, Warning Light|

You’ve probably seen the ads on TV: The local auto parts store will be happy to check your car’s codes for free, and sell you the parts you need to fix it yourself. Sounds almost too good to be true. And it is. Oh, sure, they’ll check the codes. They [...]

I Can’t Find my Transmission Dipstick: Do I Still Need to Check my Transmission Oil? 

By | November 14th, 2016|Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

You know you’re supposed to check your car’s fluid levels occasionally and you’re trying to be a responsible car owner. But, no matter where you look, you can’t seem to find the transmission dipstick. First, before you assume anything, check the owners manual: A lot of manufacturers seem to take [...]