How to Help Your Car Get to 200,000 Miles

So you’ve just paid off your car. It only took a million years, but finally, you can relax and not worry about monthly payments. For at least a week. Because you’re already thinking that you may need to buy a new car. After all, while it didn’t really take a million years to pay it … Continue reading How to Help Your Car Get to 200,000 Miles

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Is it Time to Move Forward and Get a Backup Camera?

Do you have a backup camera? If you have an old car, probably not. If you’re getting a new car, you soon will. If all goes as planned, starting May 1, 2018, all new cars sold in the United States will be required to have a backup camera installed. In other words, it has been … Continue reading Is it Time to Move Forward and Get a Backup Camera?

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Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your Battery

It isn’t a topic anyone likes to think about, but someday, your car battery is going to die. If you’re lucky, it won’t happen to you when you’re in some random parking lot a gazillion miles from home. Fortunately, the car battery isn’t likely to die when you’re driving; the alternator keeps the battery operating. … Continue reading Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your Battery

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Importance of Checking Tire Pressure (and Tread)

Some easiest-to-ignore things in life are some of the most important to remember. You probably don’t think about your tire pressure much, but arguably, we all should. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, tire failure causes about 11,000 crashes a year. And some of those crashes are deadly. Even if they aren’t fatal, … Continue reading Importance of Checking Tire Pressure (and Tread)

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Six Tips for Driving in the Fog

Driving in the fog is a unique experience and it’s far more dangerous to drive in the thick, soupy stuff than you likely realize. According to the Federal Highway Administration’s latest numbers, over 38,700 vehicle crashes occur annually as a result of the fog. Over 600 people killed every year because of it, and 16,300 … Continue reading Six Tips for Driving in the Fog

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A Conversation with Mr. Transmission Franchisee Eddie Glover

How long have you owned a Mr. Transmission franchise? I have owned the Mr. Transmission franchise in Decatur, Georgia for 16 years. What did you do before opening a Mr. Transmission store? Prior to joining Mr. Transmission, I owned an automotive dealership in Decatur.  Before that, I worked with a company that rehabbed apartment complexes. … Continue reading A Conversation with Mr. Transmission Franchisee Eddie Glover

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What You Should Know about Spark Plugs

Among the many things that require routine maintenance on our vehicles are spark plugs.   If your mechanic says you need new spark plugs and you don’t understand why, the explanation of their importance may sound like a second language. Maybe you’d like to speak the language of your mechanic and have a sense of what … Continue reading What You Should Know about Spark Plugs

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What are your business’s weaknesses?

Nobody can do everything. That is, nobody can do everything alone. Even the people you admire but also secretly hate, who seem like they’ve mastered multi-tasking and are bad at nothing are probably simply very good at delegating and outsourcing what needs to be done. Remember that, the next time you’re feeling overwhelmed and wondering … Continue reading What are your business’s weaknesses?

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Importance of Car Maintenance with Growing Costs of New Vehicles

It’s always fun to drive a new car off the lot. It’s not always fun to pay for it. In fact, paying for a car is unfortunately getting less enjoyable, for a variety of reasons. Cars are getting more expensive. According to the Kelley Blue Book, the average price of a new passenger vehicle jumped … Continue reading Importance of Car Maintenance with Growing Costs of New Vehicles

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Warning Signs Your Car Is Not Running Properly

Catching a problem early is the best way to help prevent long-term damage. This is true of many things. For example, if you roll your ankle, you should ice it, elevate it and take some time to rest as soon as possible. Failure to do so could lead to a more serious, long-lasting injury.  When … Continue reading Warning Signs Your Car Is Not Running Properly

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