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When You Need To Call a Tow Truck

February 16th, 2021 by

Do You Need a Tow Truck? Modern cars are very reliable and will typically keep running for many years with little maintenance. However, sometimes you will find yourself stranded with a non-working vehicle. While you may want to avoid needing to pay for a tow truck, calling one may be necessary. The following are four

What’s the Difference Between Automatic and Manual Transmissions?

January 11th, 2021 by

Automatic and Manual Transmissions It may sound like a silly question, but do you know the difference between an automatic and manual transmission? The surface-level answer is obvious: one changes gears automatically and the other manually. However, most people know little more than that. Understanding how your transmission works can help you better maintain it,

When To Use a Credit Card for Auto Repairs

December 14th, 2020 by

Credit Cards and Auto Repairs Your car likely is one of your most significant assets. Paying for auto repair and maintenance can get expensive, especially during lean times. However, many owners are nervous about the possibility of using credit cards and other debt to pay for maintenance. However, it may be a smart financial decision

What Is a Tune-Up?

November 19th, 2020 by

Tune-Ups Explained You may have heard that cars and trucks sometimes need tune-ups. However, if you are like most drivers, you have no idea what this is or what is involved. Learning a little more about this process can help you decide if and when your vehicle should bring your car to Austin’s Pro Max

The 4 Most Popular Cars in History

October 19th, 2020 by

The Most Popular Cars If you like cars and/or trucks, you likely have some models that you love. Perhaps there is a particular brand you keep coming back to or a specific car you idolize. You aren’t alone. People love their vehicles, and many have strong opinions. Of course, tastes are subjective, and everyone likes

Are Performance Brake Pads Worth It?

September 14th, 2020 by

Should You Get Performance Brake Pads? As you likely know, your car or truck’s brakes use pads to generate and absorb friction against the rotors. These consumable items play a central role in slowing and controlling your vehicle. The experts at Austin’s Pro Max recommend changing your brake pads from time to time as they

When Should You Get a Transmission Flush?

August 24th, 2020 by

Is It Time for a Transmission Flush? You likely know that transmission repair services can be among the most expensive. Your transmission, whether automatic or manual, is a complex machine. Preventative maintenance can help to ensure that it stays in good condition so that you can avoid major repairs. Depending on your vehicle, you may

The 4 Most Expensive Reasons for Check Engine Lights

July 22nd, 2020 by

Costly Check Engine Light Causes When your check engine light illuminates on the dashboard, you may find yourself sweating. It is never a welcome sign. Of course, if you have ever dealt with this light, you probably know that the causes vary significantly. It can turn on because your gas cap is loose or because

How Your Car’s Suspension Works

June 23rd, 2020 by

The Basics of Vehicle Suspension If you own a car or truck, you likely know that your vehicle has suspension. You probably also know that your suspension helps make your ride smoother. However, most drivers know little more than this. Understanding what your suspension is doing and how it works can help you treat your

Career Paths in Auto Repair and Services

May 29th, 2020 by

Careers in the Automotive Industry Do you enjoy cars and trucks? Are you thinking about a possible career in the auto repair field? This industry can be a great field to make a career. It is rewarding both financially and professionally. However, you may be wondering what career options are open to you. Below are