transmission repair

Top 10 Tips for taking care of your transmission.

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Learn the top 10 tips for making your transmission last as long as you need it to.
ENGINE REPAIR

Repair or Replace Your Engine?

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An engine failure is always bad news because it involves making some major decisions: Should you spend your money to replace your old engine? Or would it be smarter to get rid of your old car or truck and buy another? Is your old engine repairable? Or will it have to be replaced with a new, remanufactured or used engine? Which of these options is the best way to go, and which will give you the best return for your investment?

Touch-Up Paint Options for Your Car

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Repaint Scratches and Road Rash Without Dropping a Bundle
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How to stop squeaky brakes

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Stop your brakes from making squeaking and grinding noise! This video shows the top 5 reasons your brakes make noise and how to fix them.

How to Maintain Your Car's Fluid Levels

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Maintaining proper fluid levels is an essential and easy maintenance task. Even armchair mechanics can perform this one. It's fun, quick, and can add thousands of miles to the life of your car.

How to Winterize Your Vehicle

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The following are some easy steps to help your vehicle weather the storms of winter.

How To Do a Maintenance Inspection

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Maintaining your vehicle with an occasional visual inspection and fluid level check requires almost no time, and even less effort. You don't have to be a mechanic, or even mechanically minded, to perform the following tasks.

How To Change Your Car's Filters

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We'd like to walk you through a basic filter change. It doesn't take long, saves you money, and sends your car down the road refreshed and renewed.

A-Team Named One of the Best Transmission Shops in Columbus

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A Team endorsed by Transmission Repair Cost Guide as one of the best transmission shops in Columbus, OH.

How to Get Your Car Ready for Summer

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Summer time is on the way. Learn how to get your car ready for the heat.

How Old — and Dangerous — Are Your Tires?

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Have questions about your tires? How long do they really last? When should you get them changed? Rotated? etc...

The Top-Down Oil Change

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While many do-it-yourselfers love to change their own oil, they hate sliding under the car and getting their hands covered with grimy, black oil. Using an inexpensive tool called an oil extractor makes the job much easier and cuts the time in half.

Top Five Ways to Make Your Car Run Forever

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Though we may set out to keep a car forever, not everyone will have the persistence — and luck — of Irv Gordon, a man who holds the world record for having driven his 1966 Volvo P1800 for nearly 3 million miles. You can, however, greatly extend the life of your vehicle, while simultaneously reducing the possibility of mechanical mishaps. The following five items are basic and can apply to any vehicle.

When Should You Change Your Oil?

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If you are one of the many people who let a windshield reminder sticker govern when they get an oil change, here's our advice to you: Drop that habit. Instead, follow the automaker's recommended service intervals. In many modern cars, your best bet is to rely on the vehicle's oil life monitoring system to let you know when it's time for a change.

Is Cheap Gas Bad For Your Car?

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Does Saving Pennies on Gas Put Your Car's Engine at Risk?

5 Ways to Avoid a Dead Car Battery

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Proper Maintenance Will Keep You on the Road

Should I Fix Up or Trade Up My Old Car?

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Weighing Car Repairs Against a New Car Purchase
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Top 10 Ways You're Overcharged for Service

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Save on Repairs and Service by Spotting These Tricks

Tips for Filing a Claim After a Serious Car Accident

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Walking away from a serious car accident is no small feat. For many people, though, dealing with the claims process can be the bigger headache. Use the following tips in helping you file a claim after a serious car accident.

How To Find a Good Car Mechanic

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Crowdsourced review sites have greatly simplified the search for a good mechanic. Here are a few tips on how to work these sites to find a good car mechanic in your area.

Spare Tires in New Cars: What You Need To Know

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They hide in the dark corners of our trunks. We don't give them a second thought until we need them. And when we do, they come out to save the day. A spare tire is an unsung hero, able to get us back on the road in a matter of minutes. But what if you reached into the trunk and found no spare tire in your new car? What if, in its place, you found a shoebox-size device with a power plug?

Avoid Getting Ripped Off on Repairs and Maintenance

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Do your homework and you can prevent getting ripped off on repairs and maintenance

Top 10 Tips for Good Auto Repair Service

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10 tips on what you should (and shouldn't) look for when you need auto repair service

Study Shows Women Often are Charged More for Auto Repairs

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Researchers at Northwestern University found that women are often, but not always, charged more than men for auto repairs — but they're more effective at negotiating a better deal.