Yearly Archives: 2023

Summertime Rules of the Road

Summertime Rules of the Road

As you stock up on sunscreen and prep for fun in the sun, Mr. Transmission Milex Complete Auto Care has a handy list of road trip tips to follow to stay safe this summer. And we’re here to make sure your car is ready for high temperatures.   Road Trip Tips Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season as schools let out for summer and workloads lighten. At least 44% of people plan to travel more than once this summer, and 79% are gearing up to take a road trip, according to a survey conducted by The Vacationer, a vacation resource.   Road trips can be an exciting and memorable experience, but they can quickly become a nightmare if you aren’t prepared. Whether you're planning a short weekend getaway or a cross-country adventure, you should do a few things to prepare for the trip and travel safel ... read more

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Coping With Traffic and Driving Short Distances

Coping With Traffic and Driving Short Distances

Frequently driving in stop-and-go traffic or regularly taking short rides to the grocery store can harm your vehicle. Take your car to Mr. Transmission Milex Complete Auto Care for regular maintenance to ensure it continues to run efficiently. Effects of Traffic and Short Drives The average one-way commute time for American workers is 27.6 minutes, according to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau. While hybrid schedules and remote working helped unclog some of our country’s major highways in recent years, sitting in traffic is still a reality for many Americans. Listening to podcasts and streaming music help solve some of the monotony associated with commuting, but it does nothing to prevent the wear and tear on your vehicle. If you spend a lot of time stuck in traffic, you need to take steps to ensure your car continues to get good gas mileage and maintain ... read more

Top Signs You May Need Transmission Repair

Top Signs You May Need Transmission Repair

Be aware of the signs that your transmission needs repair to start scouting out the right repair shop and put money aside to get the job done.   As your car ages, staying current on regular maintenance can help limit unexpected repairs. Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care can help you stay abreast of maintenance and fix problems as they arise. While rotating the tires and changing the oil solves basic issues when your car is new, your vehicle will require more intensive repair as the miles tick up. Whether it’s changing the shocks or struts, replacing the timing belt, or installing a new car battery, older cars are going to need some fixes along the way.   What is the Transmission? The transmission is your car’s gearbox. It controls how much power is transferred to the wheels. Today, most car transmissions are comprised of five or six gears that change automatically as a car accelerates a ... read more

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