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01/25/2021
TAKE STEPS TO STAY SAFE IN ICY CONDITIONS

Even if you don’t live in an area prone to snowfall, experts at Mr. Transmission advise drivers to take some simple steps to prepare their car for dangerous icy roads. Driving during heavy snowfall is problematic, but automobile experts agree that sleet and freezing rain can be more hazardous for drivers. While most of the United States […]

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12/28/2020
WHY IS MY CAR SHAKING?

If you have ever been driving around town and noticed the sensation of your car shaking, there are some steps you can take before making a pit stop at a repair shop. Your car requires a lot of parts to run efficiently. A single car has more than 30,000 parts, and it’s normal for some parts […]

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12/07/2020
SEATTLE NATIVES OPEN AUTO REPAIR SHOP IN MIDWEST

Seattle transplants Matt and Debra Boily are settling into life in the Midwest as they open their first Mr. Transmission/Milex Complete Auto Care store in Columbus, Ohio. In addition to their new location, the pair signed a franchise agreement with Moran Family of Brands to add two additional units in the area in 2022 and 2024. Matt […]

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11/30/2020
MAKE SAFETY A PRIORITY ON YOUR THANKSGIVING ROAD TRIP

Before you potentially hit the open road to visit family for Thanksgiving, Mr. Transmission and Milex Complete Auto Care have some tips to keep your family safe this holiday season. As COVID-19 numbers spike throughout the United States, Americans are changing their typical Thanksgiving travel plans and creating new traditions. Many states are limiting the number of people allowed […]

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11/12/2020
TEACH TEENS SIMPLE TIPS TO STAY SAFE ON THE ROADS

Setting teens up for success by teaching them some common car repairs and safety precautions will help ensure young and inexperienced drivers stay safe on the roadways. Parenting teenagers comes with its own unique set of challenges as young adults struggle to establish their identity and gain some independence. Teens are doing their best to […]

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08/21/2020
WHAT PEOPLE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT BRAKE SYSTEMS

Brakes are the unsung hero of the car. Stepping on the accelerator and moving down the road is the fun part and gets all the glory, but even more important is the ability to stop or slow down. Effective braking is something we take for granted—until it’s too late. Thankfully, brakes are good about giving […]

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07/29/2020
THE IMPORTANCE OF CHANGING TRANSMISSION FLUID

The transmission is one of the key components of a car’s engine. Whether automatic or manual, the transmission’s important duty is for shifting gears, giving the engine power and the appropriate level to drive at a given speed. An automatic transmission shifts automatically for you as you accelerate or de-accelerate, while a manual transmission relies on the driver to […]

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07/16/2020
SUMMER OF GRIDLOCK: MORE DRIVING AROUND TOWN MEANS MORE WEAR AND TEAR

Many aspects of American society are re-opening. Droves of workers are returning from working remotely to working in offices or at job sites. People are taking vacations and visiting family and friends. But many of those people who are out and about again to commute to work are avoiding mass transportation, and the impact of […]

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07/02/2020
PREPARING CARS FOR A SUMMER ROAD TRIP

Now that summer is here, many people are finalizing their plans for a vacation.  Whether it be a trip to a beach, mountains, campsite or visiting family, people are planning a getaway from the cabin fever that has gripped the country. Even as much of America has “re-opened,” travelers are wise to exercise a high […]

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06/17/2020
LEARNING HOW TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS FROM FROM FATHER TO SON

This Father’s Day presents a great opportunity to showcase two of the most successful franchise owners in the Mr. Transmission system and tell the story of how wisdom and understanding is passed down from father to son. Scott Hester has owned the Mr. Transmission store in Decatur, Georgia since 2006.  His father, Lowell, is the franchise owner […]

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