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Making The Most Of Your Summer Travels

Making The Most Of Your Summer Travels

Making The Most Of Your Summer Travels Image by Pexels from Pixabay  The summer is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean your vacation travels have to end! You may be interested in heading out on a few last-minute trips before the kids return to school or the weather changes. Fortunately, if you've dedicated proper maintenance to your vehicle, these trips should be breezy. If not, check out this list of tips for making the most of your summer travels. Checking your tire pressure and oil. When you're going on a trip, you might be tempted to just jump in your car and go. But before doing so, you should ensure that your vehicle is ready for the road. Make sure your oil is changed. This is important not only for safety reasons but also for the life of your vehicle. If the oil is low, it can cause damage to the internal parts of your engine and make it run po ... read more

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Tire Pressure: What Is It and What You Should Do If It Drops?

Tire Pressure: What Is It and What You Should Do If It Drops?

Image by Hans Braxmeier from Pixabay    Your tires are important for many reasons. They help keep proper traction on the road, help absorb shock, and assist your vehicle to move in the direction of your steering wheel. Over all, as important as they are, they do have several aspects you need to inspect and keep up to standards. These include your tire tread, your brakes, and your tire pressure.    Your tire’s pressure is important for many reasons. It helps prevent uneven or rapid wear to your tires, helps with the comfort as your ride will be less bumpy, and even improves your fuel efficiency! As you can see, your tire pressure is important which is why we recommend you keep your tir ... read more

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Your Car’s Fluids– and What They Do

Your Car’s Fluids– and What They Do

Image by Skica911 from Pixabay  We all know there are fluids in your vehicle, but do you know what they are and what they are for? If not, this blog is for you! Every fluid has its purpose and is an essential part of your vehicle’s performance and efficiency. This month’s blog will discuss the fluids found in your car and their specific purpose.  When it comes to your vehicle’s fluids, you can find them under your hood. Depending on your car, they can range in color, price, and brand. A professional technician should assess your vehicle and recommend the correct fluids for someone new to these fluids. If you are interested in a thorough assessment of the fluids needed i ... read more

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How to Prepare for the Rainy Seasons

How to Prepare for the Rainy Seasons

Image by StockSnap from Pixabay    Whether you live in an area with frequent rain or rarely run into rain, it is always a smart idea to be prepared for rain on the road. Under heavy rain, your road vision can become impaired without the proper tools. The road also becomes hazardous as rain can cause loose gravel to pick on the road and also causes oil to make the road slick. In this month’s blog, we want to help you prepare for the rainy season!   At Elk Grove Transmission & Auto Repair, we care about your safety and always want you to be prepared to handle any weather conditions on the road. In the following section, we will be addressing some things you can do to be bet ... read more

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What Is The Difference Between Manual & Automatic Transmission?

What Is The Difference Between Manual & Automatic Transmission?

Image by Kevin P from Pixabay    It is now March, and 2022 is well underway. As with our monthly tradition, it is also time for our monthly blog! This month, we highlighted some main differences between manual and automatic transmissions. While we hope your transmission lasts you a lifetime, unfortunate circumstances can lead you to need auto repair. When this happens, you can trust Elk Grove Transmission & Auto Repair to be there for you and your vehicle.    As we previously stated, this month is all about the difference between manual and automatic transmissions. While we will get to that soon, it is essential to note the main similarity first: both manual and automatic tra ... read more

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