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Why Does My Transmission Fluid Look Like A Strawberry Milkshake?

Everyone like’s strawberry milkshakes, right? Although most people would probably admit to enjoying a tasty strawberry milkshake, we think it’s safe to say that most people would rather not have one in their vehicles transmission system. Well, at least if they knew what the cause was…. If you have noticed a milky substance when checking your vehicles transmissions fluid, it …

Transmission Fluid Still Dark After Changing

I Just Changed My Transmission Fluid… Why Is It Still Dark? So you just get home from the auto repair shop, where you had the transmission fluid changed in your vehicle and decide to double check the work and make sure the levels are correct. When you remove your transmission fluid dipstick you can see that the fluid level is right where it …

What To Look For In An Auto Shop

Peace Of Mind Matters   You want reliability. You want peace of mind. You want to know that you’re in good hands. And who could blame you? Sometimes, vehicles can be unpredictable and whether you’re faced with a malfunctioning air conditioning system, an overdue oil change, or a major transmission problem, you want to know that you can bring your vehicle …

Synthetic, Conventional, or Synthetic Blend Motor Oils… What is Best?

The popular debate of what type of motor oil to use when performing an Oil Change has been going on for years and that isn’t going to change any time soon. Many people generally follow the principle that synthetic oil is the best, followed by synthetic blend, and then conventional motor oil. Although most experts will agree that synthetic oils …

5 Tips For Getting Your Car Ready For Summer

Is Your Car Ready For Summer? Summers in the mid west can reach extreme temperatures that can cause excessive wear on vehicle components. Regular automotive preventative maintenance can prevent costly breakdowns that could potentially leave you or your loved ones stranded.  The following are some important things to remember to check on your vehicle before the heat gets here. 1. Check Your …

5 Tips For Getting Classic Cars Back Out For Summer

Getting The Hot Rod’s Back Out For Summer? Don’t Forget These 5 Tips!! When taking a vehicle out of storage it is very important to check a few things before turning the key over. When vehicles sit for extended periods of time a few common issues can occur and it’s vital to do a thorough vehicle inspection to ensure your car …

What to Do If Your Brakes Are…

We count on our brakes to be functional and reliable each and every time we step into the car. This is the tool that keeps us — and the drivers and pedestrians around you for that matter — safe when you’re on the road. Unfortunately, this vital function isn’t completely immune to mishaps and it is important to understand and …

Is Your Transmission Trying to Tell You Something?

Our vehicle’s transmission tends to be shrouded in mystery. It’s vitally important to the functionality — after all, without it, our wheels wouldn’t have the power to propel our vehicle forward. However, many vehicle owners don’t know what symptoms point to transmission issues. It’s important to know the basic checklist of indicators so you can get any transmission problems fixed as …