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Why Did Cottman Create the Transmission Physician?

By | March 8th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

The Cottman Man is joined by the Transmission Physician, who will focus specifically on transmission repair. Because, while the Cottman Man represents the classic appearance of an auto technician, the Transmission Physician is a woman. Why the distinction? To honor the many women who’ve been part of the transmission repair [...]

Have Your Transmission Serviced Ahead of Schedule

By | February 27th, 2017|Transmission Articles|

As a concerned, responsible car owner, you’ve probably made it a point to look through the owners manual and check the maintenance recommendations. (If not, now would be a good time to do it!) And you probably worked out when you’re going to have to have the car tuned up, [...]

I Found an Additive that Said It’d Fix my Transmission. Will it Work?

By | January 16th, 2017|Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

You notice your transmission is acting just a little different; one of the shifts feels a little sloppier or is taking longer to complete. It’s not really bad — you hope! — but you want to avoid a rebuild. So you head over to your local parts store, and there [...]

Transmission Repair Tips – It May Not Be The Transmission

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Head into your nearest Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care to check your transmission today!

Transmission Repair Tips – What Is A Fail Safe?

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Head into your local Cottman for any transmission troubles! For more transmission tips, watch the full Transmission Physician Educational Series.          

Transmission Repair Tips – Value Of A 10 Day Recheck

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

Checking the transmission in the 10 day recheck helps keep your car maintained and in working order. Head into your nearest Cottman today to have our transmission specialists check it out!

Transmission Repair Tips – Checking The ATF

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

The Transmission Physician explains how cars nowadays use many different types of  transmission fluids. To check your ATF, head into your local Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care today!

Transmission Repair Tips – Why Are Transmissions So Expensive?

By | January 9th, 2017|Transmission Articles, Transmission Physician Educational Video|

  To learn more about the ins and outs of transmission repair, check out more of our educational videos.

What’s the Difference between a Gear-Type Transmission and a CVT?

By | December 12th, 2016|Automatic Transmission, Transmission Articles|

These days, looking for a car almost requires a degree in advanced automotive technology. Antilock brakes… traction control… Bluetooth… drive-by-wire… and the list goes on and on. One of the more common choices today is transmission type. Not just the choice between manual and automatic; that one’s easy. No, today [...]

I Can’t Find my Transmission Dipstick: Do I Still Need to Check my Transmission Oil? 

By | November 14th, 2016|Maintenance, Transmission Articles|

You know you’re supposed to check your car’s fluid levels occasionally and you’re trying to be a responsible car owner. But, no matter where you look, you can’t seem to find the transmission dipstick. First, before you assume anything, check the owners manual: A lot of manufacturers seem to take [...]