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Transmission Repair Tips – It May Not Be The Transmission

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Head into your nearest Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care to check your transmission today!

Transmission Repair Tips – What Is A Fail Safe?

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Head into your local Cottman for any transmission troubles! For more transmission tips, watch the full Transmission Physician Educational Series.          

Transmission Repair Tips – Value Of A 10 Day Recheck

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Checking the transmission in the 10 day recheck helps keep your car maintained and in working order. Head into your nearest Cottman today to have our transmission specialists check it out!

Transmission Repair Tips – Checking The ATF

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

The Transmission Physician explains how cars nowadays use many different types of  transmission fluids. To check your ATF, head into your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Transmission Repair Tips – Why Are Transmissions So Expensive?

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

  To learn more about the ins and outs of transmission repair, check out more of our educational videos.

What’s the Difference between a Gear-Type Transmission and a CVT?

By | December 12th, 2016|Automatic Transmission, Transmission Articles|

These days, looking for a car almost requires a degree in advanced automotive technology. Antilock brakes… traction control… Bluetooth… drive-by-wire… and the list goes on and on. One of the more common choices today is transmission type. Not just the choice between manual and automatic; that one’s easy. No, today [...]

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 [...]

Cottman of Lansdale Embraces New Technology Providing Expert Repairs on Today’s CVTs

By | October 31st, 2016|Franchisee's In the News, Transmission Articles|

Automotive technology is constantly changing, and that can put a strain on the auto repair shops and technicians who repair them. One of today’s more familiar changes is the transmission: Many of today’s vehicles are coming with a continuously variable transmission, or CVT. What is a CVT? It’s an automatic [...]

Used Cars: Buying Someone Else’s Problems?

By | August 31st, 2016|Auto Repair Articles, General Repair, Transmission Articles|

It’s time: The car that took you from place to place for so many years, the one that’s been part of your life for as long as you can remember, just collapsed into a pile of rust and dirt in your driveway. Okay, maybe that’s overstating things, but it’s time [...]

Transmission Specialist Or Generalist: Can’t Any Shop Service My Transmission?

By | June 15th, 2016|Automatic Transmission, Transmission Articles|

Transmission Shop Or General Auto Repair? If you’ve ever had your car at a quick lube or the auto department at your local big box store, you’ve probably seen the signs offering to service your car’s transmission. Which begs the questions: Should you use a transmission specialist or generalist? Generally [...]