Do I Really Need to Bring My Vehicle in For Mileage Service?

Do I Really Need to Bring My Vehicle in For Mileage Service?

Car Care Tips
Many drivers view the mileage service as an inconvenience, but we here at J&M Transmission and Auto Service cannot stress how important these maintenance visits are. Your car, SUV or…
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Power Brakes Vs Anti-Lock Brakes

Power Brakes Vs Anti-Lock Brakes

Blogs
During the past, most cars used a system for braking known as power brakes. Up until around the 1990s, this form of braking was the standard. Then anti-lock braking systems…
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Back to School

Car Problems to Fix Before Going Back To School

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Back-to-school time in Tea, SD (let alone, the entire Sioux Falls SD Metro!) is a busy time for many. Your time is likely full of driving kids to soccer practice,…
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Summer Road Trip Tips

Summer Road Trip Tips

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Summer is a great time to gather the family and hit the open road. Whether you’re heading off to explore some national parks or you’re visiting relatives far away, summer…
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Winter Driving Tips in Sioux Falls

Blogs, Car Care Tips
The bitter cold we experience here in the Sioux Falls and Tea, SD areas is HARD on us all – even our vehicles! The cold temperatures affect our cars in…
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Motoring Minute – Not All Oils are Created Equal

Motoring Minute
As we continue our discussion on oils, this week we turn our attention from cooking oil to motor oil. Like cooking oils there are many different types of motor oil.…
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Motoring Minute – Fried Foods and Engine Oil?

Motoring Minute
I would venture to guess that everyone has had fried food at some point in their lives. It might have been just a simple french fry and onion rings or…
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Motoring Minute - Battery Cable Connections

Motoring Minute – Battery Cable Connections

Motoring Minute
Monday Morning Motor Minute this week is about battery cables! I know….. Aren’t you excited to know more about them! But in all seriousness, good clean battery cables, specifically, the…
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Motoring Minute – Buying a New Vehicle vs. Maintaining Your Vehicle

Motoring Minute
Good morning everyone this is Mary Ellen with your Motoring Minute. According to research from Edmunds the average new car price in 2016 was a record $34,077. That is 2.7%…
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Motoring Minute - Spark Plugs!

Motoring Minute – Spark Plugs!

Motoring Minute
Today’s Motoring Minute with Mary Ellen is about spark plugs. We had a customer bring in her 2008 Dodge Grand Caravan with over 177,000 because the check engine light came…
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