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Transmission Repair Versus Replacement: What You Need to Know
If you notice a red fluid leaking under your car, grinding or shaking when your car shifts gears, or the car is slipping as it shifts gears, you likely have a problem with your transmission. When you bring your car into an auto repair shop, they will take a look at various factors and determine whether it is best to repair or rebuild the transmission or recommend replacing it outright. Here are a few of the factors that mechanic or repair shop will make when coming to this decision.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: mechanic , vehicle repair , transmission repair , transmission replacement | Comments: (0) | View Count: (209)
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Tips To Get Your Car Ready For the Year

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Tips To Get Your Car Ready For the Year
It's a new year. And if your resolution this year is to take better car of your car, or ensure you are not suddenly left stranded on the side of the road, you may be looking to get your car ready for this new year. Here are a few tips to help you improve your car and ensure it is in great condition.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car maintenance , car battery , tires , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (191)
What To Expect When Having a Used Car Inspection
When buying a used car, you never quite know what you are getting. The car is used so certain parts may be nearing the end of their lifespan. However, this does not mean that you have to take the car as-is and possibly end up with a car that needs a lot of work. A used car inspection should be done by a mechanic prior to buying so you have a good idea as to the condition of the car you are looking at purchasing. Most dealerships will allow you to take the car to a licensed mechanic for a used ca...
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car inspection , vehicle repair , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (216)
Battery Issues: Why Do They Affect the Check Engine Light?
Almost all vehicles on the road these days have a check engine light. When this light comes on, the car's owner knows that something is not right. But when the light comes on, most people automatically think it is a huge problem, such as something being wrong with the engine. Fortunately, this is not always the case. When the light comes on, you may be having problems with your car's battery as well. Here are a few reasons why your check engine light may come on for battery problems.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car battery , battery replacement , alternator , engine repair , mechanic | Comments: (0) | View Count: (271)
5 Simple Hacks to Extend the Life of your Tires
Replacing your car’s tires is costly and time consuming. From balancing and alignment to purchasing the actual tires themselves, it can easily cost hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars. And while no tire will last forever, there are certain steps you can take to prolong the life of your tires.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: auto repair , auto restoration , mechanic , tires | Comments: (0) | View Count: (332)
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Four Signs you're Ready for New Brakes

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Four Signs you're Ready for New Brakes
Your brakes are one of the most critical safety systems on your car. When you're zooming down the highway at 60 miles per hour, it can take the entire distance of a football field (100 yards) to come to a full and complete stop. Even longer if you haven't taken good care of your brakes.
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: vehicle brakes , brake shop , mechanic , vehicle repair | Comments: (0) | View Count: (344)
What Type of Paint should I Use to Restore my Classic Car?
Is it possible to match the original finish on my Classic Car, and if I use a newer type of paint will it cause my car to lose value?
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair, Car Restoration | Tags: car restoration , automotive paint , mechanic , body work | Comments: (0) | View Count: (971)
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Mechanic, Technician or Both?

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Mechanic, Technician or Both?
When Quality Coaches first went into business in 1972, being a mechanic was a significantly different than it is today. Onboard computers were unheard of, emission systems were in their infancy and FM radios were even still an option. Air conditioning wasn’t nearly as common as it is today, and “power steering” often meant using all of your arm’s power to steer a car. Back then, there were many backyard and shade-tree mechanics who could fix their own cars and pitch in to help out a buddy. ...
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Categories: Mechanic, Vehicle Repair | Tags: Mechanic , Car Technician | Comments: (0) | View Count: (1269)
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Why Proper Upkeep of Your Car is Important

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Why Proper Upkeep of Your Car is Important
If you do not take proper care of your car, it is not going to last as long as you would like that is why proper upkeep is so important. If you have regular maintenance done on your car you should not run into any unexpected expenses or find yourself stranded.
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Categories: Mechanic | Tags: mechanic , tips , maintenance , brakes , muffler , tires | Comments: (0) | View Count: (2339)
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When comparing auto repair services, you will find a lot of similarities. Most places will perform tune-ups, an AC recharge, and have a brakes shop. It is the “extras” that will begin to separate them. If you are in search of auto repair in the Twin Cities area, here are 11 “extras” Quality Coaches brings to the table you may not be aware of.
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