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Clausen Automotive

2118 S. Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53716

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New drivers may not realize that tire rotation is an important part of regular car maintenance. The first question they may ask is “What is tire rotation?” A tire rotation is just that—moving your tires around to a different position to make sure they wear out in an even pattern. For example, the front tires will be moved to the rear of the vehicle and the rear tires to the front.

The second question drivers may ask is, “How often do you need to rotate your tires?” Generally speaking, tires should be rotated every six months or 6,000 to 8,000 miles. In other words, they should be rotated about every other oil change.

There are several clues that it is time for a tire service:

Need expert advice on how often do you need to rotate your tires? Schedule a quick and easy tire service to make sure you are driving with good tread.
06
Jul
2018

New drivers may not realize that tire rotation is an important part of regular car maintenance. The first question they may ask is “What is tire rotation?” A tire rotation is just that—moving your tires around to a different position to make sure they wear out in an even pattern. For example, the front tires will be moved to the rear of the vehicle and the rear tires to the front.

The second question drivers may ask is, “How often do you need to rotate your tires?” Generally speaking, tires should be rotated every six months or 6,000 to 8,000 miles. In other words, they should be rotated about every other oil change.

There are several clues that it is time for a tire service:

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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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