Road Trip Checklist Maintenance

This Thanksgiving, AAA projects that roughly 48.5 million Americans will travel by automobile or more towards their destination. That’s the highest volume in over 12 years. Before you head out, make sure your vehicle is ready to go by checking this quick holiday road-trip checklist. If needed, make an appointment to have your car looked…

Engine Coolant Engine coolant is a critical component of a vehicle’s cooling system. It reduces the temperature of an automotive engine while it is running. It also prevents any cooling system fluids from freezing when outside temperature drops below freezing. Coolant Systems Vehicle cooling systems are made up of a radiator located behind the vehicle’s…

oil cap and dipstick

Find out how to check your engine oil levels and how frequently. Engine oil is used to lubricate moving components of an automotive engine while it is running. As the engine components move together, they cause friction. And friction causes heat. Engine oil is used to reduce friction while absorbing heat thereby preventing an engine…

Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care is naming October 21st National Check Your Transmission Day. And they’ll perform a TransCheck 21 Plus Inspection to provide consumers with a complete picture of the condition of their transmissions. The procedure is simple: You bring your car to your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care center. They…