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How Often Should You Service Your Car? Miles Or Time?

By | March 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

If you’ve ever looked at a maintenance schedule on when to service your car, you’ll notice it includes two completely different choices for service intervals: mileage and time. You’ll see something like “transmission service — 24,000 miles or two years.” But which is it? Should you base your maintenance schedule [...]

Engine Overheating And No Heat? Reasons To Check Belts and Hoses

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

If your engine is overheating and your belts and hoses need assistance, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Need New Brakes? – Reasons To Have Your Brakes Checked

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

If you think you might need a brake replacement, or would like to get your brakes checked, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Car Battery Problems? – Reasons To Check Battery and Charging System

By | January 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Battery/Electrical, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, General Repair, Maintenance|

If you're experiencing car battery problems and are in need of auto battery services, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Car Heater Not Working? – Reasons To Have Your Cooling/Heating System Checked

By | January 28th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Cottman Man Educational Video Series, General Repair, Heating and Air Conditioning, Maintenance|

If you're having issues with your car heating and cooling system, contact your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center 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!

Winter Driving Safety: Advance Planning Can Keep Cars Running In Inclimate Weather

By | January 11th, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

In many parts of the country, where unusually warm weather has prevailed, winter may seem far away. But colder weather, snow and ice will be coming, even if belated, and the experts at Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care, a national brand that services virtually any make and model vehicle, [...]

Coolant Vs. Antifreeze: What Does Coolant Do?

By | December 15th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

Today’s coolant has many functions within your vehicle. It prevents corrosion, lubricates the water pump, and raises the boiling temperature in your car’s cooling system. What Is the difference between Coolant Vs. Antifreeze? Back in the day coolant was called antifreeze; today the more accurate term is coolant, because it [...]

Do You Need A Wheel Alignment as Maintenance? Not Necessarily…

By | August 24th, 2015|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Maintenance|

If you’re a longtime car owner, you probably remember a time when a wheel alignment was considered part of your annual maintenance. Regular alignments were more important back then because the cars’ suspension systems tended to go out of alignment easily. A simple, alignment was all it took to save [...]