Merrillville and Schererville Auto Repair

Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Operating Hours: Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Monthly Archives: May 2022

When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid?

When Should I Change My Transmission Fluid?

Transmission fluid serves as both hydraulic fluid and oil. It helps to lubricate the moving components of your vehicle, cool the transmission, and support gear shifts. Like the engine oil, the transmission fluid tends to deteriorate over time. It may become clogged with debris, compromising its ability to transfer power to your transmission. Knowing when and how often to change your transmission fluid can help your car stay in good shape and avoid costly and complex repairs. How Often Should You Change Your Transmission Fluid? How often you change your transmission fluid depends on your vehicle's manufacturer's recommendations. However, in most cases, if you drive a manual car, manufacturers recommend changing the fluid every 30,000 to 60,000 miles. For automatic cars, the recommended range is 60,000 to 100,000 miles. Nevertheless, there is no harm in changing your transmission fluid earlier. For example, if you put heavy-duty use into your vehicle, you may want to change yo ... read more

Why You Need to Change Your Car's Cabin Air Filters

Why You Need to Change Your Car's Cabin Air Filters

The cabin filter is one area of a car's system that many car owners neglect the most because failure to change them doesn't stop them from riding their vehicles. However, changing cabin filters is an equally important management service because ignoring them can have a devastating effect on the comfort of your car.  A cabin air filter serves the same purpose as an engine air filter. It helps prevent contaminated air from outside the vehicle from getting into the vehicle's cabin. Such dirt includes smoke, dust, exhaust fumes, and pores, among other contaminants. However, over time, the debris will fill up and require the change of your car's cabin filter.   Impacts of Failing to Change a Vehicles Cabin FilterHealth Issues A faulty air cabin filter means that contaminated air will find its way into the vehicle's cabin. It results in health problems, especially for people allergic to dust, pollen and smoke. Therefore, r ... read more