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Keeping your Transmission Healthy

Titan Auto & Tire, the Auto Repair Shop of Colonial Heights serves all of Chester and Chesterfield, Virginia. We all want to keep our vehicles running better and longer. Your transmission needs care and maintenance just like your engine.   TEN WAYS TO PROLONG THE LIFE OF YOUR TRANSMISSION Check transmission fluid regularly and properly.

Winterizing Your Vehicle

Preparing your vehicle for the Richmond winter ahead Winterizing your vehicle is really just continuing maintenance.  Harsh winter weather can worsen an existing problem or create new ones when regular maintenance hasn’t been done throughout the year. Regular maintenance inspections by our Techs will catch a small problem before it becomes a safety issue or

October is Fall Car Care Month

Prepare your car for winter months ahead We hope you are enjoying the cool weather and all the fun activities of the season. October is Fall Car Care Month and now is the time to start thinking about getting your vehicle ready for the cold winter months. A prepared car for winter is a safe

Save a Deer, Save a Squirrel, and Your Car

Early one morning as I drove to work a large deer jumped in front of my speeding car. It all happened so fast I didn’t have time to panic I just slammed on my brakes. He was so close I was amazed his hooves didn’t break my headlight. Whether you live in rural or urban areas dodging

Simple maintenance, Engine Fluids

When should I change my oil? Regular oil changes every 3,000 to 5,000 miles (depending on your vehicle) is one of the best ways to keep your vehicle running well. In addition to oil there are other fluids in your vehicle that are critical to keeping your engine and vehicle running at its best. Brake

Titan Auto does it All….

Did you know you have the right to choose where you have your vehicle serviced and repaired? Many new car buyers are being wrongly told that in order to keep their new vehicle warranty they must return to the dealer for their service. This is NOT true. Where you choose to service your vehicle does not

Do you need new Shocks and Struts?

There are three ways to tell that your vehicle may need new shocks and struts: Visual: Your tires show unusual wear patterns Vehicle Handling: You experience a general bumpy or shaky vehicle ride; poor steering response, stiffness or noise when steering; “nose dive” or instability when braking; or swaying/leaning when turning or changing lanes Mileage: Testing has

Cooper Tires Take the Money & Ride National Event

                    Hello Friends! We are excited to announce our annual Cooper Tire Rebate “Take the Money & Ride National Event”. If you are considering new tires, now is a great time to buy. Here’s how it works… From August 24 through November 6  when you purchase

Stay Car Payment Free

Your vehicle is your second largest investment. Keep it longer and running better with regular maintenance. You can avoid car payments by investing in scheduled maintenance and occasional repairs as needed. Regular oil changes and vital fluid checks every three to five thousand miles.  Fluids such as Engine Oil, Transmission, Coolant, Brake, and Steering Fluid

Fuel Saving Tip: Check Engine Light

A question for our Colonial Heights VA motorists: How long have you been enjoying the romantic glow of your check engine light? Hey, it’s not there to create ambiance; it’s a warning that something’s wrong. When your check engine light comes on get it checked at a capable Colonial Heights VA service station. Many conditions