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Clausen Automotive

2118 S. Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53716

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Are you starting to notice jerking when you shift gears? Is it getting harder to move from gear to another as needed? To ensure that your vehicle continues to operate smoothly and efficiently, with all components properly lubricated and in good working condition, periodic transmission service is required. This service will reveal minor transmission problems that can be fixed along the way, such as replacing the transmission fluid, filter, and gasket. You may be wondering, “How often do you have to change transmission fluid?”

A transmission repair typically includes the following:

Neglecting routine transmission service may find you putting out a lot of cash on transmission repair. Ask your mechanic at Clausen Automotive for expert advice about how often do you have to change transmission fluid.
05
Jun
2018

Are you starting to notice jerking when you shift gears? Is it getting harder to move from gear to another as needed? To ensure that your vehicle continues to operate smoothly and efficiently, with all components properly lubricated and in good working condition, periodic transmission service is required. This service will reveal minor transmission problems that can be fixed along the way, such as replacing the transmission fluid, filter, and gasket. You may be wondering, “How often do you have to change transmission fluid?”

A transmission repair typically includes the following:

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As an informed vehicle owner, you probably understand that the transmission system is constantly exposed to both heat and stress. You know that if you want to keep your vehicle for very long, you will make sure to follow the intervals for transmission service recommended in your vehicle owner’s manual (i.e., every 60,000 to 100,000 miles).

Signs of slipping can appear in a number of forms when you are driving, including:

  • High RPM (over 3,500)
  • Delays in acceleration
  • Inability to reverse
  • Unusual or burnt smells
  • Check engine light flashes
  • Difficulty shifting gears
  • Shifting gears produces a harsh response or strange noises.
If you’re wondering what causes transmission slipping, call Clausen Automotive and schedule an appointment. Following the recommended transmission service intervals will help prevent major and costly transmission repair.
21
May
2018

As an informed vehicle owner, you probably understand that the transmission system is constantly exposed to both heat and stress. You know that if you want to keep your vehicle for very long, you will make sure to follow the intervals for transmission service recommended in your vehicle owner’s manual (i.e., every 60,000 to 100,000 miles).

Signs of slipping can appear in a number of forms when you are driving, including:

  • High RPM (over 3,500)
  • Delays in acceleration
  • Inability to reverse
  • Unusual or burnt smells
  • Check engine light flashes
  • Difficulty shifting gears
  • Shifting gears produces a harsh response or strange noises.
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Car batteries have always been an integral component in the operation of automobiles. But today’s batteries are getting more and more of a workout from more sophisticated vehicle electronics in newer model cars, not to mention the myriad of electronics that drivers and passengers use.

When a battery fails it’s a serious problem that needs immediate attention and most of the time, it doesn’t happen at a convenient time or place. There are tips that every vehicle owner can utilize to help extend the life of their vehicle’s battery. These are not complicated; it’s something every driver can do. Here are the six most common tips on how to make your car battery last longer:

Need some tip on how to make your car battery last longer? Consult your auto repair technician if you think it’s time for a car battery replacement.
05
May
2018

Car batteries have always been an integral component in the operation of automobiles. But today’s batteries are getting more and more of a workout from more sophisticated vehicle electronics in newer model cars, not to mention the myriad of electronics that drivers and passengers use.

When a battery fails it’s a serious problem that needs immediate attention and most of the time, it doesn’t happen at a convenient time or place. There are tips that every vehicle owner can utilize to help extend the life of their vehicle’s battery. These are not complicated; it’s something every driver can do. Here are the six most common tips on how to make your car battery last longer:

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