Checking the fluid level on your transmission is fairly easy, but a bit more complicated than checking your oil. Firstly, this only applies to automatic transmissions, and secondly, some modern vehicles don’t have dipsticks or dipstick tubes to check and add transmission fluid. With that in mind, here are some tips from Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA in regard to checking your transmission fluid.

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Antifreeze is a fluid that’s just as important as oil to the engine in your car, truck, or SUV. You probably already know it’s essential to keeping your engine cool - but it’s important for more than one reason, and does require maintenance besides keeping it full. From Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, here’s what you need to know about antifreeze.

Transmissions, while generally durable, can be highly complicated devices. For this reason, they are also expensive to replace, and maintaining one will save you a lot of headache and money in the future. This article from Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA discusses how your driving habits affect your transmission. While automatic transmissions are by far the most common, there are still a considerable number of manual transmissions on the road, so this article covers both.

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Your pickup truck is heavy and hard working, whether it’s a Chevy, Ford, or Dodge. If you add towing to the mix, it’s even heavier and has to work harder. Your brakes are one of the most wear and tear prone systems on your diesel pickup, but at Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we can help you keep yours in good shape.

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Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’re here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops as it should.

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Making the call to get a new transmission can be difficult. At Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, we’re here to help you make the right choice.

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Transmission work is a world of precision and attention to detail. Transmission specialists, like the technicians at Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, chose to specialize in transmission work partly because they have a knack for both. It’s just one of the things that make us the best in the business.

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Something will go wrong with your car, truck, or SUV eventually. The important thing is knowing what to do, and how to deal with it. Just knowing what to do in a situation often means the difference between a quick repair and thousands of dollars worth of work. If you see steam coming from under the hood, it’s important to deal with it appropriately and quickly. Here’s what’s going on, and what to do, from Reeves Auto Repair in San Luis Obispo, CA.

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