Car Maintenance at A Plus Transmissions

How Often Should I Get Car Maintenance Done?

As a car owner, you’re always taking into consideration how often you should service your vehicle. You always want to make sure that your vehicle is in tip-top shape! But one of the most common questions people ask is how often they should actually get car maintenance. Car Maintenance Reminder System If you’re an owner of a newer car then …

Spring Auto Maintenance

Spring Automotive Maintenance Tips

Flowers bloom, bees are buzzing, springtime has arrived! Your house isn’t the only thing that deserves some spring-cleaning; your car should receive some too. Winter’s cold temperatures and harsh icy conditions can wreak havoc on your car. Because of this, you should always do a little self-maintenance when the weather gets a bit nicer. Below you will find seven tips …

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Why Does My Transmission Fluid Look Like A Strawberry Milkshake?

Everyone like’s strawberry milkshakes, right? Although most people would probably admit to enjoying a tasty strawberry milkshake, we think it’s safe to say that most people would rather not have one in their vehicles transmission system. Well, at least if they knew what the cause was…. If you have noticed a milky substance when checking your vehicles transmissions fluid, it …

Transmission Fluid Still Dark After Changing

I just changed my transmission fluid… Why is it still dark? So you just get home from the auto repair shop, where you had the transmission fluid changed in your vehicle and decide to double check the work and make sure the levels are correct. When you remove your transmission fluid dipstick you can see that the fluid level is right where it …

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What To Look For In An Auto Shop

Peace Of Mind Matters You want reliability. Peace of mind. You want to know that you’re in good hands. And who could blame you? Sometimes, vehicles can be unpredictable and whether you’re faced with a malfunctioning air conditioning system, an overdue oil change, or a major transmission problem, you want to know that you can bring your vehicle to someone you …

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Differences between Synthetic or Conventional Oils

The popular debate of what type of motor oil to use when performing an Oil Change has been going on for years and that isn’t going to change any time soon. Many people generally follow the principle that synthetic oil is the best, followed by synthetic blend, and then conventional motor oil. Although most experts will agree that synthetic oils …

A Plus Transmission's Summer Car Tips

5 Tips For Getting Your Car Ready For Summer

Is Your Car Ready For Summer? Summers in the mid west can reach extreme temperatures that can cause excessive wear on a car’s vehicle components. Regular automotive preventative maintenance can prevent costly breakdowns that could potentially leave you or your loved ones stranded.  The following are some important things to remember to check on your car before the heat gets here. 1. …

5 Tips For Getting Classic Cars Back Out For Summer

Getting The Hot Rod’s Back Out For Summer? Don’t Forget These 5 Tips!! When taking a vehicle out of storage it is very important to check a few things before turning the key over. When vehicles sit for extended periods of time a few common issues can occur and it’s vital to do a thorough vehicle inspection to ensure your car …