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Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your Battery

Signs That It Is Time to Replace Your Battery

  Let’s just call it what it is, someday, your car battery is going to die. Many batteries will not make it through this winter because batteries are stressed in temperature extremes and with the weather turning cold battery issues will start to occur. If your battery does fail and you’re lucky, it won’t happen to you when you’re in some random parking lot miles from home or worse.  The truth is the factory battery that your vehicle came with is made to last long enough to sell the car. Which can mean only 6 months to 1 year. Fortunately, the car battery isn’t likely to die when you’re driving; the alternator keeps the vehicle functioning and operating. Of course, if something goes wrong with the alternator, you could wind up on the side of the road. But let’s stay on subject. Don’t be caught by surprise with a battery failure. These are things to look for that will alert you when it’s time to change your battery. If be ... read more

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Four Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips

Four Commonly Forgotten Car Care Tips

Your car is one of the most valuable items that you own. Not only is it expensive, but it is also the tool that allows you to get to work, the store and to visit friends and family. Your car is an important part of your life and, as such, it should be your priority to take care of it well. Responsible car owners make sure to do the basics such as changing their oil, but many important car care tips are often forgotten. Milex Complete Auto Care / Mr. Transmission of Cary  is here to ensure that your car is properly maintained. We have four commonly forgotten car care tips that will extend the longevity of your car and allow you to take a lot more adventures in its lifetime. 1. Check your tire pressure Most people know that rotating your tires helps them to wear more evenly, although most car owners don’t know how to do it themselves. If tires are not rotated, they will wear unevenly, which will result in you ne ... read more

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How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

How to Prepare Your Car for Winter

Hopefully, in our area, we don't get any weather like that in the photo above, but the weather is turning colder which means winter is just around the corner, which can be an enemy for our vehicles.  Cold temperatures, snow, sleet and ice can cause problems on how a car operates and drives on the road. Not having your car prepared for the winter can be potentially harmful to you, as well as others on the road.  So, if your car isn’t winterized yet, it’s time to get your car prepared. Think about your battery. Freezing temperatures can reduce a battery’s operating power by up to 50 percent and during the winter, when you have the heat on, the defroster going and maybe the windshield wipers, you’ll want your car to be operating as well as possible. You’ll also want to keep track of your battery’s age, so that you don’t wind up stuck somewhere in the cold.  Batteries have a life span of no more than three ... read more

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October Is Fall Car Care Month

October Is Fall Car Care Month

As the calendar turns to October and the start of fall is upon us, now is a good reminder that October is Fall Car Care Month. October is a good time to assess the condition of your car and determine if it needs maintenance.  It’s been through a long summer with continued exposure to the hot weather, and maybe a long trip or two mixed in.  Now is the time to take your car in for any work that may need to be done before the winter weather arrives.  It feels a long way off right now, but  the Farmer’s Almanac is predicting that two-thirds of the country will encounter a colder-than-normal winter season. With that in mind, October’s a good time to get your car inspected at Milex Complete Auto Care / Mr. Transmission of Cary before the winter weather and holiday ... read more

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Cary , North Carolina , NC Fuel Economy , Tune-Up , Fuel System Service , Check Engine Light , transmission , complimentary , diagnosis , safety , wipers , fog , defrost , maintenance interval , filter , Wipers , battery , air filter , oil change , sounds , smells , leaks , Oil Change , lubrication , clean , shocks , struts , poor braking , unstable ride , affected by wind , Maintenance Light , reset , air conditioning , HVAC , Cooling , blower , fan , motor , tires , pressure , tread , blowout , inflation , spark plugs , catalytic converter , Oxygen sensor , advanced , scanner , diagnostic , hidden codes , referral , clean and friendly , certified , charity , sponsorships , specific brand and model training , Up-To-Date Equipment , Warranty , estimate , recommendations , nationwide , locally owned , Brake fluid , brake pads , brake rotors , brake caliper , brake master cylinder , brake lines , ABS controller , quality parts , additives , conditioners , bypass , dusty roads , dirt road , off-road , NC , Steve Sargent , Penny test , alignment , tire pressure , tire wear , mpg , fuel economy , gas mileage , tire rotation , tire balancing , alternator , engine misfire , heavy steering , heavy braking , electronics , cell phone , Car window breaking tool , flares or reflective triangles , flashlight , jumper cables , first aid kit , Water and snacks , blanket , spare tire , AUTO REPAIR , CAR REPAIR , TRANSMISSION , AUTOMOTIVE , AUTO , MILEX , MILEX COMPLETE AUTO CARE , TIRES , auto care service , auto maintenance , Winterizing Vehicle , Winterizing your auto , Auto Care Services , mr transmission , winter car care , auto care , car care , car maintenance , car , vehicle maintenance , car care tips , cold weather car care , autumn , fall , October , car care month

Be Prepared: 9 Must-Haves in Your Car In Case There’s an Emergency

Be Prepared: 9 Must-Haves in Your Car In Case There’s an Emergency

Nobody likes to think about it, but things can go wrong when you’re driving. Sometimes very wrong. One reason we often tell people to bring their vehicles in for regular maintenance is that things are less likely to go wrong if you take care of your car. You’re far less likely to have a flat tire or to see your car engine suddenly go up in smoke if you’re bringing in your car to Milex Complete Auto Care / Mr. Transmission of Cary for regular oil changes. After all, it’s has Complete Auto Care in the name for a reason. Fluids are topped off, and if there’s a filter that needs changed, or the tires are looking anemic, we’ll let you know. But sometimes things can go wrong even if your car is being routinely inspected and is running well. So, please, look around your car sometime and make sure you’re carrying the following: Your cell phone. Probably obvious, and you probably don&rsq ... read more

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