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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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Top 5 Apps You Should Have Before You Travel

Top 5 Apps You Should Have Before You Travel

Image by DariuszSankowski from Pixabay    Deny it as we might, phones do tend to make our lives much more manageable. It’s been a long while since most of us had to rely on a paper map, go into a gas station to ask for directions to a place, or argue about what exit you think you’re supposed to take (our phones usually make that choice for us!). Beyond your classic mapping app, dozens of other apps make traveling a breeze. We’ll talk about five of the apps you should never travel without. Five Apps To Download Before Your Road Trip The most necessary apps to use before traveling are the ones you probably already have, like phone calls, texting, maps, and even your music app. However, a little extra never hurt! Before you decide which apps to use, make sure to ensure they’re compatible with your ... 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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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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The Best Apps For Holiday Driving Trips

The Best Apps For Holiday Driving Trips

Image by Foundry Co from Pixabay    It is now December, which means the holiday season is upon us. Many take to the road in hopes of spending time with family, friends, and loved ones. No matter the distance you have to travel, it is crucial to plan ahead to be prepared for anything on the road. In this month's blog, we want to highlight some top apps you should plan on using during your travels.    Having these apps during your travel can help you find the cheapest gas stations around, assist with navigation, and even make the road trip more enjoyable. Please continue reading to see our list of the best apps for holiday driving trips!   Gasbuddy - Did your gas light tu ... read more

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