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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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Can Transmission Fluid Freeze?

Can Transmission Fluid Freeze?

Image by Ulrike Mai from Pixabay    Your transmission serves to change the gears of your vehicle. In a manual transmission, the clutch disconnects the gears from the engine, allowing you to move the transmission into the proper gear. Hydraulics pressure fluids automatically shift gears based on your engine's RPM and speed in an automatic transmission. With this in mind, it is easy to see why your transmission is an essential component of your vehicle and its ability to function.   For this blog's question, we want to talk about transmission fluid and the dangers of freezing. The danger comes from water coming into your transmission. Water freezes at 32° F or 0° C ... read more

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Are Transmission Repairs Expensive?

Are Transmission Repairs Expensive?

Photo by Garett Mizunaka on Unsplash Transmission repairs: are they expensive? How do you avoid transmission repairs? Learn more about pricing for transmission repairs and tips regarding preventative maintenance!  It indeed can become expensive to service your transmission. Transmission repair services can range in price depending on the scale of the job required. A repair can range from $300 to $1,500, while a new transmission can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $3,500. Fortunately, there are several preventative maintenance services available to assist in preventing further damage. Here are our top picks for scheduled maintenance services we recommend you take advantage of: Transmission flush - A transmission flush removes dirty and old a ... read more

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